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

Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland

Everyone has a place at our table

three stars

86.71

614 West Superior Avenue Suite 744
Cleveland, OH 44113
tel: (216) 619-8155   Web Site
EIN: 34-1810545

Board Leadership
Henry Curtis
Chair

CEO
Jennifer Scofield
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.71 three stars
  Financial 81.21 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland is to reduce hunger and enhance nutrition in our community by providing food and other health related vital services to individuals and families by actively and effectively participating in a coordinated response to people in need. Everyone has a place at our table.

We are Cuyahoga County's largest network of food pantries and hot meal sites. We support 82 "hunger centers" that feed 345,000 people every year and serving 4.5 million meals. In 2016, 1900 volunteers came through our doors to help their neighbors in need including 31% who were children and 20% who were seniors. Everyone has a place at our table.

We also served nearly 1,000 people through our Stay Well program - an effort to connect our clients to health and food assistance benefits, provide educational screening, and get people connected to a medical home.

The mission of the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland is to reduce hunger and enhance nutrition in our community by providing food and other health related vital services to individuals and families by actively and effectively participating in a coordinated response to people in need. Everyone has a place at our table.

We are Cuyahoga County's largest network of food pantries and hot meal sites. We support 82 "hunger centers" that feed 345,000 people every year and serving 4.5 million meals. In 2016, 1900 volunteers came through our doors to help their neighbors in need including 31% who were children and 20% who were seniors. Everyone has a place at our table.

We also served nearly 1,000 people through our Stay Well program - an effort to connect our clients to health and food assistance benefits, provide educational screening, and get people connected to a medical home.

Financial

three stars

81.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
96.6%
  Administrative Expenses 0.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.05
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland (OH) 86.71 three stars
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Manna on Main Street (PA) 87.92 three stars
Food for Lane County (OR) 92.87 four stars
Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico (NM) 89.57 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,301,757
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,199,132
Total Contributions $11,500,889
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $11,500,889
   Other Revenue $229,902
TOTAL REVENUE $11,730,791
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,465,241
   Administrative Expenses $94,915
   Fundraising Expenses $324,438
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,884,594
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-153,803
   
Net Assets $710,411

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 86.71 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 86.82 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 85.41 three stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 83.89 three stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 83.64 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 84.68 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 82.11 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 89.75 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 92.57 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 92.55 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.03 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 79.25 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 76.22 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 76.34 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 81.64 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 72.22 two stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 78.24 two stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 92.09 four stars
2002-12 04/01/2004 94.65 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 34-1810545
Name in IRS Master File HUNGER NETWORK OF GREATER CLEVELAND
NTEE Code K30
NTEE Classification Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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 November, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$87,207 0.73% Jennifer Scofield Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland (OH) 86.71 three stars
Food Bank for Monterey County (CA) 91.36 four stars
Feeding America Southwest Virginia (VA) 86.16 three stars
Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank (LA) 85.85 three stars
Greater Chicago Food Depository (IL) 93.42 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland
614 West Superior Avenue
Suite 744
Cleveland, OH 44113
tel: (216) 619-8155
fax: (216) 619-8156
EIN: 34-1810545

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Board Leadership

Henry Curtis
Chair

CEO

Jennifer Scofield
CEO

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