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

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

Ending Hunger and Transforming the Health of Santa Barbara County

three stars

85.03

1525 State Street Suite 100
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 967-5741   Web Site
EIN: 77-0169214

Board Leadership
Barry M. Spector
Board Chair

CEO
Erik Talkin
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.03 three stars
  Financial 80.41 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

three stars

80.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
89.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foodbank of Santa Barbara County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foodbank of Santa Barbara County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County (CA) 85.03 three stars
Rhode Island Community Food Bank (RI) 86.77 three stars
Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma (OK) 90.88 four stars
Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County (CA) 91.36 four stars
Food Bank for the Heartland (NE) 100.00 four stars

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The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County's mission is to provide nourishment to those in need by acquiring and distributing safe nutritious foods via local agencies and providing education to solve hunger and nutritional problems in Santa Barbara County. During 2012, the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County distributed 11.5 million pounds of food (of which four million pounds was fresh produce) from two warehouse locations in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria. In 2012, over 140,000 people in Santa Barbara County were served by the Foodbank's member agency network of 300 nonprofit social service agencies and programs.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,428,436
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $444,857
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $241,531
Total Contributions $16,114,824
   Program Service Revenue $514,748
Total Primary Revenue $16,629,572
   Other Revenue $28,959
TOTAL REVENUE $16,658,531
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,803,923
   Administrative Expenses $743,191
   Fundraising Expenses $870,270
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,417,384
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $241,147
   
Net Assets $4,174,171

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 $6,308,686 42.6%
Sourcing Produce from Partner Locations $4,768,043 32.2%
Direct to Client Programs $3,727,194 25.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2016 85.03 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.27 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 81.37 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 80.03 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 83.86 three stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 90.53 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 96.40 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 97.15 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 99.53 four stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 97.15 four stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 95.70 four stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 76.60 two stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 91.45 four stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 90.00 four stars
2003-06 09/01/2004 97.15 four stars
2001-09 04/15/2003 91.48 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 77-0169214
Name in IRS Master File FOODBANK OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
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 (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 April, 1993
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$141,182 0.85% Erik Talkin Executive Director

The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County's mission is to provide nourishment to those in need by acquiring and distributing safe nutritious foods via local agencies and providing education to solve hunger and nutritional problems in Santa Barbara County. During 2012, the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County distributed 11.5 million pounds of food (of which four million pounds was fresh produce) from two warehouse locations in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria. In 2012, over 140,000 people in Santa Barbara County were served by the Foodbank's member agency network of 300 nonprofit social service agencies and programs.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County (CA) 85.03 three stars
Montana Food Bank Network (MT) 90.53 four stars
Food Bank of Central New York (NY) 91.08 four stars
Forgotten Harvest (MI) 85.57 three stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana (LA) 89.30 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County
1525 State Street
Suite 100
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 967-5741
fax: (805) 683-4951
EIN: 77-0169214

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Board Leadership

Barry M. Spector
Board Chair

CEO

Erik Talkin
Chief Executive Officer

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