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Human Services : Food Banks, Food Pantries, and Food Distribution

Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan

Nourishing communities by feeding hungry people

four stars

92.74

2131 Beaufait Sreet Detroit, MI 48207
tel: (866) 453-2637   Web Site
EIN: 38-2156255

Board Leadership
Jim Tompkins
Chair

CEO
Gerry Brisson
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.74 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Gleaners Community Food Bank, with broad community support, fights hunger in southeastern Michigan. In collaboration with our member agencies, the Feeding America network, and our program partners, we provide millions of pounds of donated and purchased food to people in need. In so doing, Gleaners is committed to distributing high quality food. Through education and advocacy, we will reduce reliance on the emergency food system. Gleaners adopts best practices and cost effective systems and procedures to achieve the highest possible return on its human and financial resources. Gleaners fulfills its role with a sense of compassion and urgency while nourishing, sustaining and advancing hope in our community.

Gleaners Community Food Bank, with broad community support, fights hunger in southeastern Michigan. In collaboration with our member agencies, the Feeding America network, and our program partners, we provide millions of pounds of donated and purchased food to people in need. In so doing, Gleaners is committed to distributing high quality food. Through education and advocacy, we will reduce reliance on the emergency food system. Gleaners adopts best practices and cost effective systems and procedures to achieve the highest possible return on its human and financial resources. Gleaners fulfills its role with a sense of compassion and urgency while nourishing, sustaining and advancing hope in our community.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
95.4%
  Administrative Expenses 1.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 31.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 92.74 four stars
Feeding the Gulf Coast (AL) 89.78 three stars
Long Island Cares (NY) 91.94 four stars
The Billings Food Bank (MT) 90.30 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio (OH) 96.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $102,160,457
   Federated Campaigns $150,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $424,499
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,254,612
Total Contributions $105,989,568
   Program Service Revenue $4,581,206
Total Primary Revenue $110,570,774
   Other Revenue $176,514
TOTAL REVENUE $110,747,288
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $106,551,037
   Administrative Expenses $1,038,678
   Fundraising Expenses $2,542,764
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $110,132,479
   
Payments to Affiliates $71,303
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $614,809
   
Net Assets $14,373,456

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
Food Distribution $103,900,915 97.5%
Cooking Matters $1,438,385 1.3%
School and Summer Food Service $896,855 0.8%

Ratings History
Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 09/01/2018 92.74 four stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 93.41 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 88.24 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 84.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 81.60 three stars
2013-09 12/01/2014 81.89 three stars
2012-09 05/01/2013 81.75 three stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 93.61 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 93.70 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 07/01/2011 94.51 four stars
2009-09 08/01/2010 94.55 four stars
2008-06 03/01/2009 92.03 four stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 91.60 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 88.49 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 78.57 two stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 77.90 two stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 86.23 three stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 86.00 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 97.02 four stars

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

EIN 38-2156255
Name in IRS Master File GLEANERS COMMUNITY FOOD BANK INC
NTEE Code K31
NTEE Classification Food Banks, Food Pantries
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
(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, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,006 0.15% Gerald Brisson President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 92.74 four stars
Food Bank of Northeast Georgia (GA) 91.87 four stars
Food Bank of South Jersey (NJ) 88.54 three stars
Food Bank for Monterey County (CA) 94.74 four stars
Brazos Valley Food Bank (TX) 94.94 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan
2131 Beaufait Sreet
Detroit, MI 48207
tel: (866) 453-2637
EIN: 38-2156255

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Board Leadership

Jim Tompkins
Chair

CEO

Gerry Brisson
President

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