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

Tarrant Area Food Bank

Empowering North Texas communities to eliminate hunger

four stars

92.08

2600 Cullen Street Fort Worth, TX 76107
tel: (817) 857-7100   Web Site
EIN: 75-1822473

Board Leadership
Catherine Carlton
President

CEO
Bo Soderbergh
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.08 four stars
  Financial 88.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB) is a nonprofit food distribution and resource center providing food and self-help resources for hungry people in Fort Worth, Texas and 13 surrounding counties. As its core mission, TAFB collects nutritious, surplus food and then distributes it through a network of 300-plus nonprofit organizations. These TAFB partners provide bags of groceries, hot meals served onsite and/or healthy snacks served during group activities. In FY 2014, TAFB supplied its partner charities enough food for 25 million meals. Feeding programs include meal, snack and fresh grocery programs focused on children's nutritional needs. Education and outreach programs include nutrition education through cooking classes, culinary arts training for employment and community gardening classes as well as social services outreach to help people apply for public nutrition benefits. Tarrant Area Food Bank is a certified affiliate of Feeding America. To learn more about TAFB, call 817-857-7100.

Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB) is a nonprofit food distribution and resource center providing food and self-help resources for hungry people in Fort Worth, Texas and 13 surrounding counties. As its core mission, TAFB collects nutritious, surplus food and then distributes it through a network of 300-plus nonprofit organizations. These TAFB partners provide bags of groceries, hot meals served onsite and/or healthy snacks served during group activities. In FY 2014, TAFB supplied its partner charities enough food for 25 million meals. Feeding programs include meal, snack and fresh grocery programs focused on children's nutritional needs. Education and outreach programs include nutrition education through cooking classes, culinary arts training for employment and community gardening classes as well as social services outreach to help people apply for public nutrition benefits. Tarrant Area Food Bank is a certified affiliate of Feeding America. To learn more about TAFB, call 817-857-7100.

Financial

three stars

88.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 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)
95.5%
  Administrative Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tarrant Area Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tarrant Area Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tarrant Area Food Bank (TX) 92.08 four stars
Rock River Valley Pantry (IL) 89.06 three stars
Manna on Main Street (PA) 87.25 three stars
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc. (IN) 87.14 three stars
The Foodbank (OH) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $55,875,061
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $411,603
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,322,123
Total Contributions $58,608,787
   Program Service Revenue $1,909,966
Total Primary Revenue $60,518,753
   Other Revenue $230,663
TOTAL REVENUE $60,749,416
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $58,711,940
   Administrative Expenses $1,225,873
   Fundraising Expenses $2,258,600
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $62,196,413
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,446,997
   
Net Assets $11,820,285

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
Providing Food $55,823,681 95.1%
Feeding Programs $1,897,084 3.2%
Education and Outreach $991,175 1.7%

Ratings History
Tarrant Area Food Bank has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 02/01/2018 92.08 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 96.46 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.69 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2016 97.98 four stars
2014-06 12/01/2015 94.65 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 97.97 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 97.59 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 96.79 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 97.96 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 97.99 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 97.18 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 77.80 two stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 74.17 two stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 79.64 two stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 84.02 three stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 91.41 four stars
2003-06 02/01/2004 91.95 four stars
2002-06 02/05/2003 91.76 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 75-1822473
Name in IRS Master File TARRANT AREA FOOD BANK
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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$132,883 0.21% Bo Soderbergh Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tarrant Area Food Bank (TX) 92.08 four stars
The Society of St. Andrew (VA) 89.82 three stars
Valley Interfaith Community Resource Center (OH) 86.10 three stars
Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine (ME) 93.98 four stars
Food Bank of Northwest Indiana (IN) 86.41 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Tarrant Area Food Bank
2600 Cullen Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107
tel: (817) 857-7100
fax: (817) 877-5148
EIN: 75-1822473

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Board Leadership

Catherine Carlton
President

CEO

Bo Soderbergh
Executive Director

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