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Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service Organizations (Grantmaking)

Feeding America

The nation's food bank network

four stars

94.28

35 East Wacker Drive Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (800) 771-2303   Web Site
EIN: 36-3673599

Board Leadership
Keith Monda
Board Chair

CEO
Matt Knott
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.28 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Feeding America is the nationwide network of 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. Together, we provide food to more than 46 million people through 60,000 food pantries and meal programs in communities across America. Feeding America also supports programs that improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate. Together we can solve hunger.

Feeding America is the nationwide network of 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. Together, we provide food to more than 46 million people through 60,000 food pantries and meal programs in communities across America. Feeding America also supports programs that improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate. Together we can solve hunger.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
98.6%
  Administrative Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.05
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feeding America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feeding America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding America (IL) 94.28 four stars
WhyHunger (NY) 89.02 three stars
Convoy of Hope (MO) 92.92 four stars
Christian Relief Services Charities (VA) 90.58 four stars
SBP (LA) 94.36 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,654,090,409
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,654,090,409
   Program Service Revenue $22,773,762
Total Primary Revenue $2,676,864,171
   Other Revenue $40,262,889
TOTAL REVENUE $2,717,127,060
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,650,942,655
   Administrative Expenses $8,002,648
   Fundraising Expenses $25,875,418
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,684,820,721
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $32,306,339
   
Net Assets $128,999,014

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 Procurement $2,583,427,038 97.5%
Member Services $53,054,889 2.0%
Public Awareness and Education $5,548,250 0.2%

Ratings History
Feeding America has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 05/01/2018 94.28 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 94.13 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 92.61 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 93.89 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 94.18 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 94.15 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 94.10 four stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 88.67 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.50 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 76.25 two stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 80.96 three stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 86.84 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2008 92.27 four stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 92.30 four stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 84.17 three stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 85.78 three stars
2003-06 04/01/2004 82.98 three stars
2002-06 02/05/2003 86.38 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 72.39 two 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 36-3673599
Name in IRS Master File FEEDING AMERICA
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 (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 January, 1990
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

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$422,197 0.01% Matthew Knott President
Other Salaries of Note
$653,883 0.02% Diana Aviv Former Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding America (IL) 94.28 four stars
City Year (MA) 92.78 four stars
SBP (LA) 94.36 four stars
Help the Children (CA) 87.62 three stars
All Hands and Hearts Smart Response (MA) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Feeding America
35 East Wacker Drive
Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (800) 771-2303
fax: (312) 263-5626
EIN: 36-3673599

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Board Leadership

Keith Monda
Board Chair

CEO

Matt Knott
President

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