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

Food Bank for the Heartland

Feeding the hungry since 1981

four stars

98.23

10525 J Street Omaha, NE 68127
tel: (402) 331-1213   Web Site
EIN: 47-0637701

Board Leadership
Tara Stingley
Chairman

CEO
Susan E. Ogborn
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 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.

Food Bank for the Heartland, formed in 1981, distributes emergency and supplemental food to families in need in Nebraska and western Iowa. The Food Bank partners with 550 other non-profit organizations such as emergency shelters, meal providers, after-school programs and schools. The Food Bank receives donated food from retailers, manufacturers and wholesalers. However, the Food Bank also purchases food, with an emphasis on food with high nutritional value, in order to meet the need for assistance. For every donated $1, the Food Bank can distribute enough food for thee meals. According to the best data available, approximately 220,000 people in the Food Bank's service area struggle with hunger, 87,000 are children under the age of 18.

Food Bank for the Heartland, formed in 1981, distributes emergency and supplemental food to families in need in Nebraska and western Iowa. The Food Bank partners with 550 other non-profit organizations such as emergency shelters, meal providers, after-school programs and schools. The Food Bank receives donated food from retailers, manufacturers and wholesalers. However, the Food Bank also purchases food, with an emphasis on food with high nutritional value, in order to meet the need for assistance. For every donated $1, the Food Bank can distribute enough food for thee meals. According to the best data available, approximately 220,000 people in the Food Bank's service area struggle with hunger, 87,000 are children under the age of 18.

Financial

four stars

97.50

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)
96.3%
  Administrative Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.47
  Program Expenses Growth 10.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank for the Heartland on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank for the Heartland on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,018,953
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,210,061
Total Contributions $23,229,014
   Program Service Revenue $907,658
Total Primary Revenue $24,136,672
   Other Revenue $258,498
TOTAL REVENUE $24,395,170
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $24,143,289
   Administrative Expenses $541,115
   Fundraising Expenses $477,710
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,162,114
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-766,944
   
Net Assets $11,724,325

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$122,094 0.48% Susan E. Ogborn President

Mission

Food Bank for the Heartland, formed in 1981, distributes emergency and supplemental food to families in need in Nebraska and western Iowa. The Food Bank partners with 550 other non-profit organizations such as emergency shelters, meal providers, after-school programs and schools. The Food Bank receives donated food from retailers, manufacturers and wholesalers. However, the Food Bank also purchases food, with an emphasis on food with high nutritional value, in order to meet the need for assistance. For every donated $1, the Food Bank can distribute enough food for thee meals. According to the best data available, approximately 220,000 people in the Food Bank's service area struggle with hunger, 87,000 are children under the age of 18.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank for the Heartland (NE) 98.23 four stars
Oregon Food Bank (OR) 93.11 four stars
Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County (CA) 91.36 four stars
Second Harvest Inland Northwest (WA) 93.32 four stars
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (PA) 91.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank for the Heartland
10525 J Street
Omaha, NE 68127
tel: (402) 331-1213
fax: (402) 331-6632
EIN: 47-0637701

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Board Leadership

Tara Stingley
Chairman

CEO

Susan E. Ogborn
President, CEO

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