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

Foodlink

Abundance shared

92.67

1999 Mt. Read Boulevard Rochester, NY 14615
tel: (585) 328-3380   Web Site
EIN: 22-2428304

Board Leadership
Matthew Ray
Board Chair

CEO
Julia Tedesco
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.67
  Financial 89.64
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

89.64

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
96.8%
  Administrative Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.09
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foodlink on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foodlink on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foodlink (NY) 92.67
Food Bank for Monterey County (CA) 92.02
America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend (FL) 87.94
Operation Food Search (MO) 92.87
The Redwood Empire Food Bank (CA) 97.17

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Founded in 1976, Foodlink is a Feeding America regional food bank which rescues and redistributes over nine million pounds of food annually to a network of 550 member agencies in a 10 county area in Central and Western New York. Foodlink's vision is to end hunger, build self-sufficiency, and foster nutritional wellness. The Foodlink Food Bank works with area food retailers, manufacturers and wholesalers to acquire, sort, store and redistribute food to our member charity programs - especially soup kitchens, shelters and emergency food pantries. In addition, Foodlink provides food to hundreds of non-emergency programs such as group homes, day cares, senior centers and camps.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $25,801,080
   Federated Campaigns $312,299
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $803,527
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,844,751
Total Contributions $30,761,657
   Program Service Revenue $4,520,593
Total Primary Revenue $35,282,250
   Other Revenue $188,265
TOTAL REVENUE $35,470,515
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $33,704,981
   Administrative Expenses $562,775
   Fundraising Expenses $519,036
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $34,786,792
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $683,723
   
Net Assets $3,094,468

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 Bank $26,921,932 79.9%
Child Nutrition Program $2,125,627 6.3%
Community Nutrition Program $325,354 1.0%

Ratings History
Foodlink has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 92.67
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 97.75
2014-06 10/01/2015 93.21
2013-06 07/01/2014 95.35
2012-06 06/01/2013 94.64
2011-06 06/01/2012 96.54
2010-06 11/01/2011 96.57
2009-06 09/20/2011 93.21
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 93.44
2008-06 10/01/2009 90.85
2007-06 09/01/2008 76.46
2006-06 08/01/2007 90.41
2005-06 05/01/2006 95.90
2004-06 04/01/2005 93.36
2003-06 10/01/2004 86.14
2002-06 04/15/2003 88.80
2001-03 10/15/2002 91.41

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 22-2428304
Name in IRS Master File FOODLINK INC
NTEE Code K30
NTEE Classification Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 January, 1983
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$90,006 0.25% Julia Tedesco Co-Executive Director --
Other Salaries of Note
$87,658 0.25% Jeanette Batiste Co-Executive Director --
Not compensated -- Thomas Ferraro Former Executive Director $144,808

Founded in 1976, Foodlink is a Feeding America regional food bank which rescues and redistributes over nine million pounds of food annually to a network of 550 member agencies in a 10 county area in Central and Western New York. Foodlink's vision is to end hunger, build self-sufficiency, and foster nutritional wellness. The Foodlink Food Bank works with area food retailers, manufacturers and wholesalers to acquire, sort, store and redistribute food to our member charity programs - especially soup kitchens, shelters and emergency food pantries. In addition, Foodlink provides food to hundreds of non-emergency programs such as group homes, day cares, senior centers and camps.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foodlink (NY) 92.67
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (VA) 92.16
Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana (LA) 96.66
Table to Table (NJ) 98.23
Food Gatherers (MI) 98.01

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Charity Contact Info

Foodlink
1999 Mt. Read Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14615
tel: (585) 328-3380
fax: (585) 328-9951
EIN: 22-2428304

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Board Leadership

Matthew Ray
Board Chair

CEO

Julia Tedesco
Executive Director

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