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.
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

Charts

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

Mission

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).

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Northern Illinois Food Bank (IL) 92.92 four stars
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Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (NC) 91.88 four stars
Idaho Foodbank (ID) 96.46 four stars
Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank (MI) 95.15 four 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