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

Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc.

Enabling community organizations to end hunger

four stars

92.92

24 East Woodruff Avenue Toledo, OH 43604
tel: (419) 242-5000   Web Site
EIN: 34-1441016

Board Leadership
Norman Bell
Chairman

CEO
James Caldwell
President, 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 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1984, the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc. works to enable other community organizations to end hunger. We strive to maximize community resources by effectively obtaining and distributing food through a food collection and distribution system. The Food Bank currently serves more than 250 non-profit member agencies in eight counties in Northwest Ohio including Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Wood and Williams. In effect, the Food Bank is a cooperative effort to solicit, transport, sort, repack and distribute large amounts of food and grocery products.

Established in 1984, the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc. works to enable other community organizations to end hunger. We strive to maximize community resources by effectively obtaining and distributing food through a food collection and distribution system. The Food Bank currently serves more than 250 non-profit member agencies in eight counties in Northwest Ohio including Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Wood and Williams. In effect, the Food Bank is a cooperative effort to solicit, transport, sort, repack and distribute large amounts of food and grocery products.

Impact Information

This charity has reported a measure of cost-effectiveness: how much impact (per dollar) your donation will have on the charity's social outcome. The cost-effectiveness calculation was performed using protocols developed by ImpactMatters, an independent auditor of philanthropic impact.

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Program Name: Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank
Program Activities
Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$1 provides a meal to a person in need.
Impact Assessment
5/5
Assessment Benchmark
Impact assessments 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 a 5/5 assessment if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a 4/5 assessment if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a 3/5 assessment.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank 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 Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank’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 November 2019, 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 06/01/2019 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)
96.9%
  Administrative Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth -3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc. (OH) 92.92 four stars
Weld Food Bank (CO) 98.44 four stars
Northwest Harvest (WA) 91.11 four stars
Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 93.62 four stars
Feeding South Florida (FL) 92.92 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,439,685
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,439,685
   Program Service Revenue $264,114
Total Primary Revenue $13,703,799
   Other Revenue $180,396
TOTAL REVENUE $13,884,195
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,689,098
   Administrative Expenses $295,475
   Fundraising Expenses $256,435
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,241,008
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-356,813
   
Net Assets $6,117,007

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 $13,689,098 100.0%

Ratings History
Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc. has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 92.92 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 95.05 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 97.17 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 95.05 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 11/01/2015 95.04 four stars
2013-12 09/01/2015 92.21 four stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 90.09 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 90.09 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 92.21 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.95 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.21 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 85.25 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 86.35 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 74.54 two stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 96.28 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 88.90 three stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 84.89 three stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 88.03 three stars
2002-12 04/01/2004 89.77 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 34-1441016
Name in IRS Master File TOLEDO NORTHWESTERN OHIO FOODBANK 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
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
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 September, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$172,999 1.21% James M. Caldwell President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc. (OH) 92.92 four stars
Circle Of Concern (MO) 86.52 three stars
Birch Community Services (OR) 94.02 four stars
Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes (MI) 90.00 four stars
Second Harvest Foodbank of the Mahoning Valley (OH) 98.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc.
24 East Woodruff Avenue
Toledo, OH 43604
tel: (419) 242-5000
fax: (419) 241-4455
EIN: 34-1441016

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Board Leadership

Norman Bell
Chairman

CEO

James Caldwell
President, CEO

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