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

Chattanooga Area Food Bank

Giving hope to the hungry

four stars

93.49

2009 Curtain Pole Road Chattanooga, TN 37406
tel: (423) 622-1800   Web Site
EIN: 62-0867645

Board Leadership
John Clark
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Gina Crumbliss
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.49 four stars
  Financial 91.72 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Chattanooga Area Food Bank (CAFB) was founded in 1982 as an outgrowth of a task force on hunger issues led by area congregations and civic-minded leaders. We work to gather and share grocery products with our neighbors in need. The food bank is a bridge between America's food bounty and those who cannot provide for themselves. Through a network of over 360 nonprofit agencies and churches, CAFB services a 20 county area in Tennessee and Georgia.

The Chattanooga Area Food Bank (CAFB) was founded in 1982 as an outgrowth of a task force on hunger issues led by area congregations and civic-minded leaders. We work to gather and share grocery products with our neighbors in need. The food bank is a bridge between America's food bounty and those who cannot provide for themselves. Through a network of over 360 nonprofit agencies and churches, CAFB services a 20 county area in Tennessee and Georgia.

Financial

four stars

91.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
97.2%
  Administrative Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chattanooga Area Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chattanooga Area Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chattanooga Area Food Bank (TN) 93.49 four stars
Food for Others (VA) 93.84 four stars
Middle Georgia Community Food Bank (GA) 87.41 three stars
Food Bank of the Rockies (CO) 93.91 four stars
Food Bank of Eastern Michigan (MI) 93.32 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $22,277,468
   Federated Campaigns $52,418
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $961,006
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,786,473
Total Contributions $26,077,365
   Program Service Revenue $1,945,024
Total Primary Revenue $28,022,389
   Other Revenue $267,505
TOTAL REVENUE $28,289,894
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $27,434,332
   Administrative Expenses $490,826
   Fundraising Expenses $486,756
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $28,411,914
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-122,020
   
Net Assets $6,047,763

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 $27,434,332 100.0%

Ratings History
Chattanooga Area Food Bank has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 93.49 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 96.66 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 96.66 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.49 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 90.64 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 90.08 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 88.91 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 87.86 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 96.58 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.02 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 95.26 four stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 93.32 four stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 92.08 four stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 88.64 three stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 86.94 three stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 81.55 three stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 93.64 four stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 86.07 three stars
2002-06 09/01/2003 94.86 four stars
2001-06 07/02/2003 92.32 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 62-0867645
Name in IRS Master File CHATTANOOGA AREA 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 (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 February, 1973
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

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$58,427 0.20% Gina Crumbliss President And CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$48,137 0.16% Christa Mannarino Interim President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chattanooga Area Food Bank (TN) 93.49 four stars
Food Bank of Lincoln (NE) 88.34 three stars
Food Bank for Larimer County (CO) 88.24 three stars
Rock River Valley Pantry (IL) 87.91 three stars
Emergency Food Network (WA) 92.78 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Chattanooga Area Food Bank
2009 Curtain Pole Road
Chattanooga, TN 37406
tel: (423) 622-1800
EIN: 62-0867645

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Board Leadership

John Clark
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Gina Crumbliss
President & CEO

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