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

The Food Bank of Central Louisiana

Working to alleviate hunger in Central Louisiana

four stars

90.02

3223 Baldwin Avenue Alexandria, LA 71301
tel: (318) 445-2773   Web Site
EIN: 72-1154072

Board Leadership
Jill Kelone
Chair

CEO
Jayne Wright-Velez
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.02 four stars
  Financial 91.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Food Bank of Central Louisiana's mission is to alleviate hunger in Central Louisiana. We distribute food and grocery products to needy families through a network of approved charitable agencies in eleven parishes: Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon and Winn. Food is channeled through more than 104 member agencies including food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and other nonprofit organizations. This is estimated to serve more than 22,400 needy people per month.

The Food Bank of Central Louisiana's mission is to alleviate hunger in Central Louisiana. We distribute food and grocery products to needy families through a network of approved charitable agencies in eleven parishes: Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon and Winn. Food is channeled through more than 104 member agencies including food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and other nonprofit organizations. This is estimated to serve more than 22,400 needy people per month.

Financial

four stars

91.17

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
93.2%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Food Bank of Central Louisiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Food Bank of Central Louisiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Food Bank of Central Louisiana (LA) 90.02 four stars
MANNA FoodBank (NC) 99.10 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties (CA) 97.68 four stars
Idaho Foodbank (ID) 93.48 four stars
Oregon Food Bank (OR) 90.96 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,333,007
   Federated Campaigns $10,473
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,344,333
Total Contributions $8,687,813
   Program Service Revenue $138,873
Total Primary Revenue $8,826,686
   Other Revenue $126,534
TOTAL REVENUE $8,953,220
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,804,930
   Administrative Expenses $222,362
   Fundraising Expenses $294,156
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,321,448
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $631,772
   
Net Assets $5,104,464

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 Bank $7,804,930 100.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 90.02 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 91.94 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 86.98 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 77.53 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.45 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 87.32 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 82.15 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 79.53 two stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 84.55 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 75.44 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 07/01/2010 77.00 two stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 82.11 three stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 92.10 four stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 83.07 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 72-1154072
Name in IRS Master File THE FOOD BANK OF CENTRAL LOUISIANA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 March, 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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Food Bank of Central Louisiana (LA) 90.02 four stars
River Bend Foodbank (IA) 98.23 four stars
Dare to Care Food Bank (KY) 97.26 four stars
FOOD Share (CA) 87.68 three stars
California Emergency Foodlink (CA) 94.03 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Food Bank of Central Louisiana
3223 Baldwin Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71301
tel: (318) 445-2773
EIN: 72-1154072

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Board Leadership

Jill Kelone
Chair

CEO

Jayne Wright-Velez
Executive Director

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