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

Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

Fighting Hunger ... Feeding Hope.

90.88

3355 South Purdue P.O. Box 270968
Oklahoma City, OK 73137
tel: (405) 972-1111   Web Site
EIN: 73-1100380

Board Leadership
Tressa Madden (FY16)
Chair

CEO
Rodney W. Bivens
Executive Director, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.88
  Financial 89.89
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

89.89

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
99.2%
  Administrative Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Expenses < 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.09
  Program Expenses Growth 8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma (OK) 90.88
Golden Harvest Food Bank (GA) 91.33
Food Finders (CA) 87.65
Weld Food Bank (CO) 100.00
Food Bank of Eastern Michigan (MI) 92.63

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With a mission of "Fighting Hunger … Feeding Hope," the Regional Food Bank has more than 30 years of experience in feeding hungry Oklahomans of all ages, races and genders. The Food Bank serves as a link between food distributors, donors in the community and Oklahomans in need by efficiently distributing food and products through its programs to 850 charitable partner agencies and schools located in 53 central and western Oklahoma counties. More than 1,200 deliveries, including deliveries to rural, underserved areas of the state, are made throughout a 48,000 square mile area each month.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $59,586,616
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $10,354,275
   Government Grants $5,665,254
Total Contributions $75,606,145
   Program Service Revenue $3,914,443
Total Primary Revenue $79,520,588
   Other Revenue $91,582
TOTAL REVENUE $79,612,170
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $77,320,022
   Administrative Expenses $645,168
   Fundraising Expenses $11,798
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $77,976,988
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,635,182
   
Net Assets $7,641,906

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 Acceptance and Distribution $77,320,022 100.0%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 90.88
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.08
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 93.07
2014-06 10/01/2015 89.97
2012-06 10/01/2013 95.26
2011-06 02/01/2013 98.01
2011-06 07/01/2012 97.09
2010-06 12/23/2011 97.14
2010-06 09/20/2011 87.12
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 98.35
2008-06 10/01/2009 86.36
2007-06 06/01/2008 75.22
2006-06 04/01/2007 81.50
2005-06 05/01/2006 88.84
2004-06 04/01/2005 97.21
2003-06 03/01/2004 96.45
2002-06 06/09/2003 88.86
2001-06 10/15/2002 77.49

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

EIN 73-1100380
Name in IRS Master File REGIONAL FOOD BANK OF OKLAHOMA
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 (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 August, 1997
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$99,057 0.12% Rodney W. Bivens Executive Director, Founder $99,057

With a mission of "Fighting Hunger … Feeding Hope," the Regional Food Bank has more than 30 years of experience in feeding hungry Oklahomans of all ages, races and genders. The Food Bank serves as a link between food distributors, donors in the community and Oklahomans in need by efficiently distributing food and products through its programs to 850 charitable partner agencies and schools located in 53 central and western Oklahoma counties. More than 1,200 deliveries, including deliveries to rural, underserved areas of the state, are made throughout a 48,000 square mile area each month.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma (OK) 90.88
Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine (ME) 91.36
Brazos Valley Food Bank (TX) 97.17
Maui Food Bank (HI) 92.16
Food Bank of North Central Arkansas (AR) 90.80

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Charity Contact Info

Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
3355 South Purdue
P.O. Box 270968
Oklahoma City, OK 73137
tel: (405) 972-1111
fax: (405) 688-6447
EIN: 73-1100380

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Board Leadership

Tressa Madden (FY16)
Chair

CEO

Rodney W. Bivens
Executive Director, Founder

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