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

Feeding South Dakota

So no one goes hungry

four stars

94.08

4701 N Westport Avenue Sioux Falls, SD 57107
tel: (877) 366-3265   Web Site
EIN: 36-3293534

Board Leadership
Lesa Jarding
Chair

CEO
Matt Gassen
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.08 four stars
  Financial 91.63 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Feeding South Dakota, whose mission is to eliminate hunger in South Dakota, is the state's largest charitable hunger relief organization. In FY17, Feeding South Dakota secured and distributed over 13.6 million pounds of quality nutritious donated and purchased food providing 11.3 million meals to more than 190,000 individuals in need. Feeding South Dakota is able to distribute this food from our distribution centers in Sioux Falls, Pierre and Rapid City through its network of over 400 charitable organizations, supporting over 555 partner agency programs across the state. These organizations then provide this food to individuals who are "food insecure" through youth programs, senior centers, on-site feeding programs, emergency food pantries, after school programs, and homeless shelters.

Feeding South Dakota, whose mission is to eliminate hunger in South Dakota, is the state's largest charitable hunger relief organization. In FY17, Feeding South Dakota secured and distributed over 13.6 million pounds of quality nutritious donated and purchased food providing 11.3 million meals to more than 190,000 individuals in need. Feeding South Dakota is able to distribute this food from our distribution centers in Sioux Falls, Pierre and Rapid City through its network of over 400 charitable organizations, supporting over 555 partner agency programs across the state. These organizations then provide this food to individuals who are "food insecure" through youth programs, senior centers, on-site feeding programs, emergency food pantries, after school programs, and homeless shelters.

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Financial

four stars

91.63

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
95.7%
  Administrative Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feeding South Dakota on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feeding South Dakota on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding South Dakota (SD) 94.08 four stars
The Redwood Empire Food Bank (CA) 96.94 four stars
Rock River Valley Pantry (IL) 87.91 three stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee (TN) 90.23 four stars
Greater Chicago Food Depository (IL) 93.42 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,357,646
   Federated Campaigns $415,406
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $16,835
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,644,336
Total Contributions $23,434,223
   Program Service Revenue $1,141,298
Total Primary Revenue $24,575,521
   Other Revenue $487,724
TOTAL REVENUE $25,063,245
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,573,335
   Administrative Expenses $382,468
   Fundraising Expenses $686,225
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,642,028
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $421,217
   
Net Assets $13,793,810

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
Sioux Falls Food Bank $6,924,976 29.4%
Rapid City Food Bank $5,153,215 21.9%
USDA Commodity Programs $2,546,572 10.8%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 94.08 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 95.07 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 94.70 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 96.95 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 06/01/2015 95.33 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2014 99.78 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 97.86 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 92.92 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 93.24 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 89.69 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.03 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 85.79 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 92.19 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 95.92 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 92.52 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 97.38 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 94.92 four stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 92.40 four stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 85.81 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 92.38 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 36-3293534
Name in IRS Master File FEEDING SOUTH DAKOTA
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
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 February, 1984
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

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
$108,269 0.43% L. Matt Gassen Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding South Dakota (SD) 94.08 four stars
Brazos Valley Food Bank (TX) 94.94 four stars
Food Bank of Northeast Georgia (GA) 87.30 three stars
The Redwood Empire Food Bank (CA) 96.94 four stars
Food Bank of Northern Nevada (NV) 89.93 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Feeding South Dakota
4701 N Westport Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57107
tel: (877) 366-3265
fax: (605) 335-6617
EIN: 36-3293534

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Board Leadership

Lesa Jarding
Chair

CEO

Matt Gassen
Chief Executive Officer

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