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

Northern Illinois Food Bank

Feeding our hungry neighbors

94.69

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

Board Leadership
Karen Joyce
Board Chair

CEO
Julie Yurko
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69
  Financial 92.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 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)
97.6%
  Administrative Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.26
  Program Expenses Growth 21.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.3%
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) 94.69
River Bend Foodbank (IA) 88.68
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana (IN) 98.09
Food Bank of North Central Arkansas (AR) 90.80
SeaGate Food Bank (OH) 86.48

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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 2013 we provided more than 42 million meals to serve over 60,000 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 an office in Joliet (South Suburban Office).

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $135,334,619
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $637,682
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,178,903
Total Contributions $139,151,204
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $139,151,204
   Other Revenue $-1,178,358
TOTAL REVENUE $137,972,846
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $132,322,362
   Administrative Expenses $883,586
   Fundraising Expenses $2,095,632
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $135,301,580
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,671,266
   
Net Assets $31,593,109

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 $132,322,362 100.0%

Ratings History
Northern Illinois Food Bank has received 13 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 94.69
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.69
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 98.06
2013-06 09/01/2014 97.87
2012-06 08/01/2013 99.78
2011-06 12/01/2012 99.75
2011-06 11/06/2012 95.04
2010-06 12/01/2011 99.80
2010-06 09/20/2011 97.86
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 99.65
2008-06 08/01/2009 91.21
2007-06 06/01/2008 92.10
2006-06 04/01/2007 92.14
2005-06 06/01/2006 92.10
2004-06 05/01/2005 92.08
2003-06 07/01/2004 91.85
2002-06 04/15/2003 86.69
2001-06 02/05/2003 91.30

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)
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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
$142,794 0.10% Julie Yurko President, CEO

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 2013 we provided more than 42 million meals to serve over 60,000 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 an office in Joliet (South Suburban Office).

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Northern Illinois Food Bank (IL) 94.69
Harvesters: The Community Food Network (MO) 94.30
The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County (CT) 91.16
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida (FL) 91.36
Wichita Falls Area Food Bank (TX) 98.23

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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

Karen Joyce
Board Chair

CEO

Julie Yurko
President & CEO

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