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

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana

Food for today. Hope for tomorrow.

four stars

90.23

3737 Waldemere Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46241
tel: (317) 925-0191   Web Site
EIN: 35-1483868

Board Leadership
Greg Fennig
Chairperson

CEO
John Elliott
President/CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.23 four stars
  Financial 86.52 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc. was founded in 1980. Ever since, we have grown as hunger has grown - fighting the crisis in central and southeastern Indiana every step of the way. Gleaners works to end hunger by engaging individuals and communities to provide food for people in need. We accomplish our mission by securing, storing and redistributing donated food to more than 250 charities, including food pantries, senior centers, shelters for battered women and children, homeless shelters, residential care centers, soup kitchens, faith-based nonprofits, and youth programs. Gleaners is grateful for the food and critical grocery items that come from more than 400 companies and organizations, and from hundreds of individuals.

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc. was founded in 1980. Ever since, we have grown as hunger has grown - fighting the crisis in central and southeastern Indiana every step of the way. Gleaners works to end hunger by engaging individuals and communities to provide food for people in need. We accomplish our mission by securing, storing and redistributing donated food to more than 250 charities, including food pantries, senior centers, shelters for battered women and children, homeless shelters, residential care centers, soup kitchens, faith-based nonprofits, and youth programs. Gleaners is grateful for the food and critical grocery items that come from more than 400 companies and organizations, and from hundreds of individuals.

Financial

three stars

86.52

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
93.8%
  Administrative Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.31
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana (IN) 90.23 four stars
Oregon Food Bank (OR) 90.96 four stars
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana (IN) 93.24 four stars
Capital Area Food Bank (DC) 90.15 four stars
Food Bank of Eastern Michigan (MI) 93.32 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $53,543,750
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $573,688
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $422,527
Total Contributions $54,539,965
   Program Service Revenue $501,094
Total Primary Revenue $55,041,059
   Other Revenue $634,543
TOTAL REVENUE $55,675,602
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $42,977,664
   Administrative Expenses $413,754
   Fundraising Expenses $2,071,559
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $45,462,977
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $10,212,625
   
Net Assets $24,318,304

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 $41,217,137 95.9%
Kids and Seniors $1,760,527 4.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 02/01/2019 90.23 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 87.14 three stars
2015-09 03/01/2017 91.72 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 93.91 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 94.60 four stars
2013-09 12/01/2014 94.63 four stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 96.46 four stars
2011-09 09/01/2012 96.39 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 95.22 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 08/01/2010 96.86 four stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 80.95 three stars
2007-09 09/01/2008 86.53 three stars
2006-09 07/01/2007 76.02 two stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 72.19 two stars
2004-09 12/01/2005 75.41 two stars
2003-09 08/01/2004 74.92 two stars
2002-09 10/01/2003 87.49 three stars
2001-09 10/15/2002 72.25 two stars
2000-09 04/15/2002 92.38 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 35-1483868
Name in IRS Master File GLEANERS FOOD BANK OF INDIANA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
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 November, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

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
$49,453 0.10% John Elliott President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$133,329 0.29% Joseph Slater Chief Financial Officer
$120,595 0.26% Cynthia H. Hubert Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana (IN) 90.23 four stars
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank (OH) 93.94 four stars
Food Finders (CA) 90.85 four stars
Second Harvest Inland Northwest (WA) 93.32 four stars
Feeding South Florida (FL) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana
3737 Waldemere Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46241
tel: (317) 925-0191
fax: (317) 927-3189
EIN: 35-1483868

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Board Leadership

Greg Fennig
Chairperson

CEO

John Elliott
President/CEO

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