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Feeding America

Connecting people with food and ending hunger through a nationwide network of food banks

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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
Claire Babineaux - Fontenot
Chief Executive Officer

  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 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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 0.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.04
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.2%
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
Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort (TN) 85.15 three stars
WhyHunger (NY) 91.41 four stars
SBP (LA) 92.97 four stars
American Red Cross (DC) 88.71 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,754,033,469
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $105,434
Total Contributions $2,754,138,903
   Program Service Revenue $23,606,999
Total Primary Revenue $2,777,745,902
   Other Revenue $49,887,576
TOTAL REVENUE $2,827,633,478
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,788,405,817
   Administrative Expenses $10,675,400
   Fundraising Expenses $27,057,007
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,826,138,224
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,495,254
   
Net Assets $130,644,528

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 $2,700,385,686 96.8%
Member Services $70,957,376 2.5%
Public Awareness and Education $6,694,912 0.2%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 05/01/2019 94.28 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 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)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$806,288 0.02% Diana Aviv Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$426,269 0.01% Matthew Knott President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding America (IL) 94.28 four stars
Convoy of Hope (MO) 96.46 four stars
New York Cares (NY) 87.13 three stars
Good360 (VA) 91.47 four stars
Lions Clubs International Foundation (IL) 90.17 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

Claire Babineaux - Fontenot
Chief Executive Officer

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