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International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Food For The Poor

Serving the poorest of the poor

87.82

6401 Lyons Road Coconut Creek, FL 33073
tel: (800) 427-9104   Web Site
EIN: 59-2174510

Board Leadership
P. Todd Kennedy
Chairman

CEO
Ed Raine
President, CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.82
  Financial 83.05
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Food For The Poor (FFP) ministers to spiritually renew impoverished people throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Established in 1982, FFP's goals are to improve the health, economic, social and spiritual conditions of the men, women and children we serve. Food For The Poor raises funds and provides direct relief assistance to the poor, sometimes by purchasing specifically requested materials and distributing them through the churches and charity organizations already operating in areas of need. Since its founding FFP has distributed more than 63,000 tractor-trailer loads of aid to the poor. We have also built more than 84,000 housing units for people desperately in need of adequate shelter, and completed more than 1,475 water projects that provide lifesaving water and sanitation to hundreds of thousands of people in need.

Food For The Poor (FFP) ministers to spiritually renew impoverished people throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Established in 1982, FFP's goals are to improve the health, economic, social and spiritual conditions of the men, women and children we serve. Food For The Poor raises funds and provides direct relief assistance to the poor, sometimes by purchasing specifically requested materials and distributing them through the churches and charity organizations already operating in areas of need. Since its founding FFP has distributed more than 63,000 tractor-trailer loads of aid to the poor. We have also built more than 84,000 housing units for people desperately in need of adequate shelter, and completed more than 1,475 water projects that provide lifesaving water and sanitation to hundreds of thousands of people in need.

Financial

83.05

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
94.4%
  Administrative Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.04
  Program Expenses Growth -2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food For The Poor on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food For The Poor on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food For The Poor (FL) 87.82
American Nicaraguan Foundation (FL) 91.16
Heart to Heart International (KS) 96.46
Feed My Hungry Children (AZ) 88.22
Feed the Children (OK) 92.25

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $898,987,090
   Federated Campaigns $88,292
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,436,305
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,403,102
Total Contributions $911,914,789
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $911,914,789
   Other Revenue $2,567,510
TOTAL REVENUE $914,482,299
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $852,254,311
   Administrative Expenses $12,001,348
   Fundraising Expenses $36,352,371
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $900,608,030
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $13,874,269
   
Net Assets $38,653,180

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Healthcare $597,286,067 70.1%
Basic Needs $156,047,682 18.3%
Community Support and Development $52,596,621 6.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 03/01/2021 87.82
2018-12 11/01/2019 86.17
2017-12 12/01/2018 87.04
2016-12 05/07/2018 88.69
2016-12 12/01/2017 88.69
2015-12 02/01/2017 92.59
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.36
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 84.35
2013-12 09/03/2015 89.25
2013-12 05/01/2015 89.09
2012-12 12/20/2013 83.34
2011-12 04/01/2013 89.68
2010-12 11/01/2011 86.93
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.81
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 92.85
2008-12 11/01/2009 92.25
2007-12 12/17/2008 92.18
2006-12 02/01/2008 92.11
2005-12 11/01/2006 92.13
2004-12 11/01/2005 92.10

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 59-2174510
Name in IRS Master File FOOD FOR THE POOR INC
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$456,222 0.05% Robin G. Mahfood Former CEO, President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food For The Poor (FL) 87.82
Heart to Heart International (KS) 96.46
Children's Hunger Fund (CA) 98.23
LeSea Global Feed the Hungry (IN) 92.38
American Nicaraguan Foundation (FL) 91.16

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Charity Contact Info

Food For The Poor
6401 Lyons Road
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
tel: (800) 427-9104
fax: (954) 570-7654
EIN: 59-2174510

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Board Leadership

P. Todd Kennedy
Chairman

CEO

Ed Raine
President, CEO

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