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

Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano

Ending hunger together

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three stars

89.95

P.O. Box 6324 Concord, CA 94524
tel: (855) 309-3663   Web Site
EIN: 94-2418054

Board Leadership
Tracy M. Tomkovicz
Chair

CEO
Larry Sly
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.95 three stars
  Financial 85.79 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1975, the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano is leading the fight to end hunger, in partnership with our community and in service of our neighbors in need. We presently serve over 190,000 people every month, and distribute 20 million pounds a year, enough food for 16 million meals.

Founded in 1975, the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano is leading the fight to end hunger, in partnership with our community and in service of our neighbors in need. We presently serve over 190,000 people every month, and distribute 20 million pounds a year, enough food for 16 million meals.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of people within the organization's service area accessing food aid
180,000
Pounds of food distributed to low-income population.
20,000,000
Pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables distributed to low-income population.
12,000,000
This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

85.79

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
96.0%
  Administrative Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano (CA) 89.95 three stars
The Food Bank of Central Louisiana (LA) 90.02 four stars
Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma (OK) 96.27 four stars
Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes (MI) 90.34 four stars
Connecticut Food Bank (CT) 91.03 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $64,218,522
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $12,898
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,116,184
Total Contributions $65,347,604
   Program Service Revenue $865,662
Total Primary Revenue $66,213,266
   Other Revenue $365,260
TOTAL REVENUE $66,578,526
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $65,021,051
   Administrative Expenses $510,420
   Fundraising Expenses $1,982,642
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $67,514,113
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-935,587
   
Net Assets $9,274,452

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
Pantry/Soup Kitchens $20,595,107 31.7%
Nor/Cluster Program and other Food Banks $12,565,155 19.3%
Provide Food to Local Organizations $9,765,932 15.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 02/01/2019 89.95 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 92.42 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 92.92 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 94.69 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.28 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 95.63 four stars
2014-06 12/01/2015 93.74 four stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.33 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 96.16 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2014 97.95 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 96.51 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 93.72 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.32 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 94.56 four stars
2009-06 11/01/2010 94.55 four stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 91.92 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 87.44 three stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 91.24 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 86.52 three stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 74.51 two 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 94-2418054
Name in IRS Master File FOOD BANK CONTRA COSTA AND SOLANO
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
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, 1977
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
$193,317 0.28% Larry Sly Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano (CA) 89.95 three stars
Second Harvest Foodbank of the Mahoning Valley (OH) 98.06 four stars
Flathead Food Bank (MT) 86.79 three stars
Northampton Survival Center (MA) 85.59 three stars
Loudoun Hunger Relief (VA) 96.30 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
P.O. Box 6324
Concord, CA 94524
tel: (855) 309-3663
fax: (925) 671-7933
EIN: 94-2418054

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Board Leadership

Tracy M. Tomkovicz
Chair

CEO

Larry Sly
Executive Director

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