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

Connecticut Food Bank

A partnership to alleviate hunger

four stars

91.03

2 Research Parkway Wallingford, CT 06492
tel: (203) 469-5000   Web Site
EIN: 06-1063025

Board Leadership
Wesley Higgins
Chair

CEO
Bernard J. Beaudreau
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.03 four stars
  Financial 90.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1982, the Connecticut Food Bank is the largest centralized source of charitable food donations in Connecticut. The Connecticut Food Bank is a private organization whose mission is to provide nutritious food to people in need by supplying food products and resources to eligible agencies throughout our service area in Connecticut, and to promote public awareness about the problem of hunger. The Connecticut Food Bank provides grocery products to some 700 soup kitchens, shelters, food pantries, and day programs in Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London and Windham counties.

Founded in 1982, the Connecticut Food Bank is the largest centralized source of charitable food donations in Connecticut. The Connecticut Food Bank is a private organization whose mission is to provide nutritious food to people in need by supplying food products and resources to eligible agencies throughout our service area in Connecticut, and to promote public awareness about the problem of hunger. The Connecticut Food Bank provides grocery products to some 700 soup kitchens, shelters, food pantries, and day programs in Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London and Windham counties.

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Financial

four stars

90.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
94.8%
  Administrative Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.46
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Connecticut Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Connecticut Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Connecticut Food Bank (CT) 91.03 four stars
Greater Cleveland Food Bank (OH) 90.71 four stars
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (VA) 94.26 four stars
Houston Food Bank (TX) 97.10 four stars
Eastern Illinois Foodbank (IL) 95.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $47,163,731
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $8,225
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,510,367
Total Contributions $48,682,323
   Program Service Revenue $1,640,475
Total Primary Revenue $50,322,798
   Other Revenue $555,847
TOTAL REVENUE $50,878,645
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $46,470,857
   Administrative Expenses $1,101,922
   Fundraising Expenses $1,266,995
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $48,839,774
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,038,871
   
Net Assets $20,605,593

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 $46,470,857 100.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/01/2018 91.03 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 90.25 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.45 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.61 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 95.02 four stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 93.58 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 99.68 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 97.85 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 99.66 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 97.84 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 78.42 two stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 78.65 two stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 93.13 four stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 91.17 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 91.40 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 80.42 three stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 80.89 three stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 89.35 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 97.04 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 06-1063025
Name in IRS Master File CONNECTICUT FOOD BANK INC
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
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$185,640 0.38% Bernard Beaudreau Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Connecticut Food Bank (CT) 91.03 four stars
Missoula Food Bank (MT) 93.32 four stars
Food Bank of South Jersey (NJ) 89.22 three stars
Midwest Food Bank, NFP (IL) 94.69 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida (FL) 92.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Connecticut Food Bank
2 Research Parkway
Wallingford, CT 06492
tel: (203) 469-5000
fax: (203) 469-4871
EIN: 06-1063025

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Board Leadership

Wesley Higgins
Chair

CEO

Bernard J. Beaudreau
CEO

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