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

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Feeding people in need and mobilizing our community to eliminate hunger.

four stars

91.06

One North Linden Street Duquesne, PA 15110
tel: (412) 460-3663   Web Site
EIN: 25-1420599

Board Leadership
George McGrady
President

CEO
Lisa Scales
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.06 four stars
  Financial 87.36 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, a member of Feeding America, is a nonprofit founded in 1980 headquartered in Duquesne, PA. With a focus on serving the region's most vulnerable populations with the healthiest foods possible, the Food Bank is committed to increasing access to fresh fruits and vegetables. This goal is accomplished by partnering with local grocers, distribution companies, farmers and community organizations to acquire and distribute these foods to nearly 400 member agencies, including food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, after-school programs and senior housing sites. Together we serve 360,000 people each year across 11 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania. Last year, the Food Bank distributed 33 million meals to individuals and families in need.

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, a member of Feeding America, is a nonprofit founded in 1980 headquartered in Duquesne, PA. With a focus on serving the region's most vulnerable populations with the healthiest foods possible, the Food Bank is committed to increasing access to fresh fruits and vegetables. This goal is accomplished by partnering with local grocers, distribution companies, farmers and community organizations to acquire and distribute these foods to nearly 400 member agencies, including food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, after-school programs and senior housing sites. Together we serve 360,000 people each year across 11 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania. Last year, the Food Bank distributed 33 million meals to individuals and families in need.

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Financial

three stars

87.36

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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 3.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (PA) 91.06 four stars
Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank (CA) 97.23 four stars
Second Harvest Community Food Bank (MO) 96.14 four stars
Food Bank of the Rockies (CO) 98.23 four stars
Food Bank of Siouxland (IA) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $35,627,008
   Federated Campaigns $184,204
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $222,251
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $7,470,170
Total Contributions $43,503,633
   Program Service Revenue $3,041,215
Total Primary Revenue $46,544,848
   Other Revenue $41,676
TOTAL REVENUE $46,586,524
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $42,494,472
   Administrative Expenses $1,497,214
   Fundraising Expenses $1,050,957
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $45,042,643
   
Payments to Affiliates $21,303
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,543,881
   
Net Assets $14,948,548

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 $40,115,798 94.4%
Network Outreach Program $869,916 2.0%
Southwestern Pennsylvania Food Security Partnership $787,284 1.8%

Ratings History
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 11/01/2017 91.06 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 90.83 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.30 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.95 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 94.61 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 90.73 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 96.37 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.24 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 82.68 three stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 90.82 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 88.36 three stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 94.04 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 94.52 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 91.55 four stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 86.71 three stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 85.07 three stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 85.50 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 74.62 two 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 25-1420599
Name in IRS Master File GREATER PITTSBURGH COMMUNITY FOOD BANK
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 (603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 September, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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
$151,631 0.33% Lisa Scales Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (PA) 91.06 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee (TN) 90.75 four stars
Dare to Care Food Bank (KY) 97.23 four stars
Brazos Valley Food Bank (TX) 95.75 four stars
Arkansas Foodbank (AR) 89.17 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
One North Linden Street
Duquesne, PA 15110
tel: (412) 460-3663
fax: (412) 460-0418
EIN: 25-1420599

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Board Leadership

George McGrady
President

CEO

Lisa Scales
President & CEO

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