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

Rhode Island Community Food Bank

Providing quality food to people facing hunger

three stars

88.61

200 Niantic Avenue Providence, RI 02907
tel: (401) 942-6325   Web Site
EIN: 05-0395601

Board Leadership
Edward O. Handy
President

CEO
Andrew Schiff
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.61 three stars
  Financial 84.18 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our Mission

To improve the quality of life for all Rhode Islanders by advancing solutions to the problem of hunger.

Our Vision

We envision a state where no one goes hungry.

Our Mission

To improve the quality of life for all Rhode Islanders by advancing solutions to the problem of hunger.

Our Vision

We envision a state where no one goes hungry.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of people within the organization's service area accessing food aid
57,000
Percentage of core food distributed annually.
88
Pounds of food distributed annually.
10,600,000
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

84.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rhode Island Community Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rhode Island Community Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rhode Island Community Food Bank (RI) 88.61 three stars
Second Harvest Heartland (MN) 87.24 three stars
Metro Caring (CO) 94.07 four stars
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina (NC) 94.69 four stars
Utah Food Bank (UT) 92.99 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,864,768
   Federated Campaigns $86,389
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $489,470
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $204,187
Total Contributions $17,644,814
   Program Service Revenue $1,078,886
Total Primary Revenue $18,723,700
   Other Revenue $309,677
TOTAL REVENUE $19,033,377
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,394,688
   Administrative Expenses $940,474
   Fundraising Expenses $1,350,202
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,685,364
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $348,013
   
Net Assets $13,229,693

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 $15,793,289 96.3%
Community Kitchen $314,105 1.9%
Kids Café $163,508 1.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 88.61 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 84.89 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 86.77 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 88.11 three stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 91.15 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.96 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 89.97 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 90.10 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 85.34 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 86.00 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.49 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 78.80 two stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 84.79 three stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 68.93 one star
2007-06 08/01/2008 78.17 two stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 80.05 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 83.73 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 93.32 four stars
2003-06 11/01/2004 87.66 three stars
2002-06 09/01/2003 96.74 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 05-0395601
Name in IRS Master File RHODE ISLAND COMMUNITY FOOD BANK ASSOCIATION
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
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
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 May, 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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$185,764 0.99% Andrew Schiff Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rhode Island Community Food Bank (RI) 88.61 three stars
Food Bank of the Rockies (CO) 93.52 four stars
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (CA) 88.81 three stars
Facing Hunger (WV) 91.86 four stars
Marion Polk Food Share (OR) 90.89 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Rhode Island Community Food Bank
200 Niantic Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
tel: (401) 942-6325
fax: (401) 942-2328
EIN: 05-0395601

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Board Leadership

Edward O. Handy
President

CEO

Andrew Schiff
Chief Executive Officer

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