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

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

We ensure the people of Southern Arizona have access to nutritious food and programs they need.

four stars

92.92

3003 South Country Club Road Tucson, AZ 85713
tel: (800) 950-8681   Web Site
EIN: 51-0192519

Board Leadership
Gary Becker
Chair

CEO
Michael McDonald
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 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona responds to the root causes of hunger and seeks to restore dignity, health, opportunity and hope to people living in poverty. Our mission is to change lives in the communities we serve by feeding the hungry today, and building a healthy, hunger-free tomorrow.

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona responds to the root causes of hunger and seeks to restore dignity, health, opportunity and hope to people living in poverty. Our mission is to change lives in the communities we serve by feeding the hungry today, and building a healthy, hunger-free tomorrow.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Health and Food Programs
Program Name: Health and Food Programs

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that serve meals and provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of food distribution programs are based on the cost of a meal relative to the cost that a food-secure person incurs to buy a meal in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona publicly reports the amount of food it provides.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the distribution of a meal from one nonprofit's food distribution program does not diminish the amount of food distributed by any other (neighboring) food distribution program. This “counterfactual” assumption about the amount of food distributed in the absence of Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona’s food distribution program implies that the benefit of a meal to a beneficiary in need constitutes a net gain; the gain is not offset by reductions in food provided to other beneficiaries in need. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
96.9%
  Administrative Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth 23.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (AZ) 92.92 four stars
Community Food Share (CO) 96.60 four stars
The Foodbank (OH) 100.00 four stars
Loaves & Fishes Community Services (IL) 95.59 four stars
SeaGate Food Bank (OH) 86.46 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $122,459,598
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $251,147
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,860,543
Total Contributions $126,571,288
   Program Service Revenue $1,704,646
Total Primary Revenue $128,275,934
   Other Revenue $44,254
TOTAL REVENUE $128,320,188
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $123,929,256
   Administrative Expenses $1,727,523
   Fundraising Expenses $1,951,131
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $127,607,910
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $712,278
   
Net Assets $22,743,720

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
Health and Food Programs $121,457,599 98.0%
Educational Programs $1,824,920 1.5%
Community Development $646,737 0.5%

Ratings History
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 92.92 four stars
2018-06 10/01/2019 94.69 four stars
2017-06 02/01/2018 96.46 four stars
2016-06 10/09/2017 96.46 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 93.91 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 90.24 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 89.06 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.33 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.32 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 88.53 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 87.51 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 99.25 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 99.78 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 95.04 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.67 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 99.71 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 92.92 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 90.75 four stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 88.51 three stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 80.30 three 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 51-0192519
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY FOOD BANK INC
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
(603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
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 July, 1976
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$200,240 0.15% Michael Mcdonald President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (AZ) 92.92 four stars
Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank (LA) 89.52 three stars
Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico (NM) 89.57 three stars
Freestore Foodbank (OH) 93.87 four stars
Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank (CA) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
3003 South Country Club Road
Tucson, AZ 85713
tel: (800) 950-8681
fax: (520) 624-6349
EIN: 51-0192519

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Board Leadership

Gary Becker
Chair

CEO

Michael McDonald
CEO

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