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

St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance

Promoting the elimination of hunger

four stars

93.07

2831 North 31st Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85009
tel: (602) 242-3663   Web Site
EIN: 23-7353532

Board Leadership
Marc Isaacs
Chairman

CEO
Tom Kertis
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.07 four stars
  Financial 90.20 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance, the world's first food bank, is a non-sectarian organization, that alleviates hunger by efficiently gathering and distributing food to sites that serve the hungry. Serving 81,000 square miles of Arizona, this organization is committed to improving the quality of life for Arizonans in need, volunteerism, and building community relationships to further our mission. By partnering with more than 500 partner agencies, the Food Bank is able to distribute food through more than 600 physical sites. The Food Bank will distribute more than 90 million pounds of food in 2019 with a goal of 100 million by 2021 to meets the needs of the Arizona's hungry, working-poor families, children, and seniors.

St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance, the world's first food bank, is a non-sectarian organization, that alleviates hunger by efficiently gathering and distributing food to sites that serve the hungry. Serving 81,000 square miles of Arizona, this organization is committed to improving the quality of life for Arizonans in need, volunteerism, and building community relationships to further our mission. By partnering with more than 500 partner agencies, the Food Bank is able to distribute food through more than 600 physical sites. The Food Bank will distribute more than 90 million pounds of food in 2019 with a goal of 100 million by 2021 to meets the needs of the Arizona's hungry, working-poor families, children, and seniors.

Financial

four stars

90.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
95.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance (AZ) 93.07 four stars
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (AZ) 96.46 four stars
Long Island Cares (NY) 87.57 three stars
Kansas Food Bank (KS) 96.11 four stars
Food Bank for Monterey County (CA) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $157,393,928
   Federated Campaigns $247,029
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $615,504
   Government Grants $2,302,642
Total Contributions $160,559,103
   Program Service Revenue $4,038,145
Total Primary Revenue $164,597,248
   Other Revenue $249,485
TOTAL REVENUE $164,846,733
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $153,110,441
   Administrative Expenses $2,894,527
   Fundraising Expenses $4,089,004
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $160,093,972
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,752,761
   
Net Assets $27,661,260

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
Agency Shopping, School & Community Distributions $143,919,639 94.0%
Commodity Supplemental Food Programs (CSFP) $4,646,460 3.0%
Child Nutrition $3,777,021 2.5%
Community Kitchen $767,321 0.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/21/2018 93.07 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 88.65 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 88.31 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 88.28 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 87.94 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 85.93 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.85 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 84.49 three stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.23 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 87.18 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 83.77 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 97.98 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 93.62 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.65 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 94.07 four stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 94.58 four stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 94.66 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 94.65 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 95.60 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 97.08 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 23-7353532
Name in IRS Master File ST MARYS FOOD BANK ALLIANCE
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(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 March, 1974
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 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
$216,471 0.13% Tom Kertis President & CEO

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St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance (AZ) 93.07 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance
2831 North 31st Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85009
tel: (602) 242-3663
fax: (480) 393-4511
EIN: 23-7353532

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Board Leadership

Marc Isaacs
Chairman

CEO

Tom Kertis
President, CEO

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