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

Food Bank of Delaware

Providing food assistance to Delawareans

four stars

91.31

14 Garfield Way Newark, DE 19713
tel: (302) 292-1305   Web Site
EIN: 51-0258984

Board Leadership
Julie Miro-Wenger
Chairman

CEO
Patricia Beebe
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.31 four stars
  Financial 89.91 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

89.91

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 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)
91.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Delaware on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Delaware on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Delaware (DE) 91.31 four stars
Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma (OK) 100.00 four stars
Atlanta Community Food Bank (GA) 92.38 four stars
Northeast Iowa Food Bank (IA) 97.17 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida (FL) 92.92 four stars

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The mission of the Food Bank of Delaware is to provide nutritious foods to Delawareans in need and facilitate long-term solutions to the problems of hunger and poverty through community education and advocacy. We work to achieve this, primarily in Delaware, by: Providing low- and no-cost food to qualified feeding programs throughout the greater Delaware region; Informing the greater Delaware community about hunger issues and food security; Mobilizing support for anti-hunger efforts; Training and empowering under- and unemployed individuals to fill needed positions within the food service industry;
And developing and implementing statewide feeding programs to assist low-income families, individuals and children.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,862,437
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $7,933
   Fundraising Events $50,799
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,072,575
Total Contributions $19,993,744
   Program Service Revenue $630,906
Total Primary Revenue $20,624,650
   Other Revenue $-68,008
TOTAL REVENUE $20,556,642
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,084,796
   Administrative Expenses $688,797
   Fundraising Expenses $896,112
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,669,705
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $886,937
   
Net Assets $14,106,917

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 Distribution $15,227,218 84.2%
Community Development $2,857,578 15.8%

Ratings History
Food Bank of Delaware has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 09/01/2017 91.31 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 91.03 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.96 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 81.46 three stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 82.64 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 82.51 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 82.64 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 84.39 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.87 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 07/01/2010 90.07 four stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 78.27 two stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 69.34 one star
2006-06 04/01/2007 71.78 two stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 74.41 two stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 81.76 three stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 87.95 three stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 92.20 four stars
2001-06 04/15/2002 92.26 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 51-0258984
Name in IRS Master File FOOD BANK OF DELAWARE 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
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 June, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$173,998 0.88% Patricia D. Beebe President

The mission of the Food Bank of Delaware is to provide nutritious foods to Delawareans in need and facilitate long-term solutions to the problems of hunger and poverty through community education and advocacy. We work to achieve this, primarily in Delaware, by: Providing low- and no-cost food to qualified feeding programs throughout the greater Delaware region; Informing the greater Delaware community about hunger issues and food security; Mobilizing support for anti-hunger efforts; Training and empowering under- and unemployed individuals to fill needed positions within the food service industry;
And developing and implementing statewide feeding programs to assist low-income families, individuals and children.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Delaware (DE) 91.31 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida (FL) 92.92 four stars
Community Food Share (CO) 96.74 four stars
Central Illinois Foodbank (IL) 100.00 four stars
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina (NC) 94.63 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank of Delaware
14 Garfield Way
Newark, DE 19713
tel: (302) 292-1305
fax: (302) 292-1309
EIN: 51-0258984

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Board Leadership

Julie Miro-Wenger
Chairman

CEO

Patricia Beebe
President & CEO

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