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

Northern Illinois Food Bank

Feeding our hungry neighbors

four stars

92.92

273 Dearborn Court Geneva, IL 60134
tel: (630) 443-6910   Web Site
EIN: 36-3203648

Board Leadership
Geneace Williams
Board Chair

CEO
Julie Yurko
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Northern Illinois Food Bank is to lead the northern Illinois community in solving hunger by providing nutritious meals to those in need through innovative programs and partnerships. We collaborate with 800 network partner food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, schools and other organizations in the following 13 counties - Boone, DuPage, DeKalb, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Will, and Winnebago, where one in ten of our neighbors are at risk of hunger. In FY 2017 we provided 65.5 million meals to serve 71,500 different people each week. Northern Illinois Food Bank has centers in Geneva (West Suburban Center), Park City (North Suburban Center) and Loves Park (Northwest Center), and will be opening a center in Joliet in 2018 (South Suburban Center).

The mission of Northern Illinois Food Bank is to lead the northern Illinois community in solving hunger by providing nutritious meals to those in need through innovative programs and partnerships. We collaborate with 800 network partner food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, schools and other organizations in the following 13 counties - Boone, DuPage, DeKalb, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Will, and Winnebago, where one in ten of our neighbors are at risk of hunger. In FY 2017 we provided 65.5 million meals to serve 71,500 different people each week. Northern Illinois Food Bank has centers in Geneva (West Suburban Center), Park City (North Suburban Center) and Loves Park (Northwest Center), and will be opening a center in Joliet in 2018 (South Suburban Center).

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2016
Number of meals served or provided
62,500,000
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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 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)
97.7%
  Administrative Expenses 0.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth 10.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Northern Illinois Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Northern Illinois Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Northern Illinois Food Bank (IL) 92.92 four stars
United Food Bank (AZ) 90.22 four stars
Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes (MI) 90.41 four stars
Food Bank of South Jersey (NJ) 86.78 three stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana (LA) 92.92 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $126,206,532
   Federated Campaigns $19,354
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $557,592
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,474,143
Total Contributions $130,257,621
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $130,257,621
   Other Revenue $-1,483,179
TOTAL REVENUE $128,774,442
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $129,068,469
   Administrative Expenses $837,913
   Fundraising Expenses $2,155,119
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $132,061,501
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,287,059
   
Net Assets $28,327,045

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 Solicitation and Distribution $129,068,469 100.0%

Ratings History
Northern Illinois Food Bank has received 14 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 94.69 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.69 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 98.06 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 97.87 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 99.78 four stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 99.75 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 95.04 four stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 99.80 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 97.86 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 99.65 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 91.21 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 92.10 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 92.14 four stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 92.10 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 92.08 four stars
2003-06 07/01/2004 91.85 four stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 86.69 three stars
2001-06 02/05/2003 91.30 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 36-3203648
Name in IRS Master File NORTHERN ILLINOIS FOOD BANK
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
(927) Fundraising
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 December, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$189,350 0.14% Julie Yurko President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Northern Illinois Food Bank (IL) 92.92 four stars
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (VA) 95.58 four stars
Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank (CA) 97.23 four stars
God's Pantry Food Bank (KY) 96.40 four stars
Marion Polk Food Share (OR) 88.53 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Northern Illinois Food Bank
273 Dearborn Court
Geneva, IL 60134
tel: (630) 443-6910
fax: (630) 443-6916
EIN: 36-3203648

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Board Leadership

Geneace Williams
Board Chair

CEO

Julie Yurko
President & CEO

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