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

Second Harvest Inland Northwest

Healthy food. Every person. Every day.

four stars

93.32

1234 East Front Avenue Spokane, WA 99202
tel: (509) 534-6678   Web Site
EIN: 23-7173826

Board Leadership
Carla Cicero
Chairperson

CEO
Jason Clark
President and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.32 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1971 as a central warehouse for a handful of emergency food pantries in Spokane, Second Harvest leads the fight against hunger in the Inland Northwest. Today, partnerships with more than 250 neighborhood food banks and meal centers make it possible for Second Harvest to provide food to 40,000 hungry people each week. Second Harvest's food bank network spans 21 counties in Eastern Washington and five counties in North Idaho - just over 51,000 square miles. Second Harvest distributes more than 1.7 million pounds of donated food each month throughout its vast service area. Second Harvest's food helps fill the nutritional gap for people in poverty, the working poor, elderly and disabled people on very low fixed incomes, and children and families in temporary crisis.

Founded in 1971 as a central warehouse for a handful of emergency food pantries in Spokane, Second Harvest leads the fight against hunger in the Inland Northwest. Today, partnerships with more than 250 neighborhood food banks and meal centers make it possible for Second Harvest to provide food to 40,000 hungry people each week. Second Harvest's food bank network spans 21 counties in Eastern Washington and five counties in North Idaho - just over 51,000 square miles. Second Harvest distributes more than 1.7 million pounds of donated food each month throughout its vast service area. Second Harvest's food helps fill the nutritional gap for people in poverty, the working poor, elderly and disabled people on very low fixed incomes, and children and families in temporary crisis.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 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)
98.8%
  Administrative Expenses 0.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 20.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Inland Northwest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Inland Northwest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Inland Northwest (WA) 93.32 four stars
West Seattle Food Bank (WA) 88.58 three stars
Wichita Falls Area Food Bank (TX) 94.07 four stars
Manna on Main Street (PA) 87.25 three stars
Treasure Coast Food Bank (FL) 92.92 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $83,690,212
   Federated Campaigns $89,494
   Membership Dues $678,151
   Fundraising Events $81,981
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,433,776
Total Contributions $86,973,614
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $86,973,614
   Other Revenue $703,931
TOTAL REVENUE $87,677,545
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $86,783,157
   Administrative Expenses $426,498
   Fundraising Expenses $562,265
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $87,771,920
   
Payments to Affiliates $33,750
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-94,375
   
Net Assets $11,739,881

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
Warehouse $48,782,099 56.2%
Washington Produce Program $36,089,786 41.6%
TEFAP $1,461,707 1.7%

Ratings History
Second Harvest Inland Northwest has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 93.32 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 93.32 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.24 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.04 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 96.60 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 96.58 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 96.60 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 94.03 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.04 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 86.15 three stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 74.53 two stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 78.36 two stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 86.24 three stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 92.06 four stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 86.73 three stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 90.32 four stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 91.58 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 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 23-7173826
Name in IRS Master File SECOND HARVEST INLAND NORTHWEST
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 (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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, 2002
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
$164,437 0.18% Jason Clark President/CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Inland Northwest (WA) 93.32 four stars
Food Pantry of Waukesha County (WI) 88.03 three stars
Forgotten Harvest (MI) 85.38 three stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania (PA) 95.78 four stars
Northeast Iowa Food Bank (IA) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Second Harvest Inland Northwest
1234 East Front Avenue
Spokane, WA 99202
tel: (509) 534-6678
fax: (509) 534-8252
EIN: 23-7173826

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Board Leadership

Carla Cicero
Chairperson

CEO

Jason Clark
President and CEO

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