Human Services : Social Services

Project Bread

A Fresh Approach to Ending Hunger

two stars

78.36

145 Border Street East Boston, MA 02128
tel: (617) 723-5000   Web Site
EIN: 04-2931195

Board Leadership
Ronald E. Kleinman
Chair

CEO
Erin McAleer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.36 two stars
  Financial 69.55 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Project Bread is an anti-hunger organization committed to providing people of all ages, cultures, and walks of life with sustainable, reliable access to nutritious food. From community-based meal programs, to early childhood and school nutrition initiatives, to improved access to farm-to-table resources, Project Bread approaches hunger as a complex problem with multiple solutions. With funds raised through The Walk for Hunger, the oldest continual pledge walk in the country, and other sources, Project Bread pioneers innovative initiatives and supports effective programs to eradicate hunger. For more information, visit www.projectbread.org.

Project Bread is an anti-hunger organization committed to providing people of all ages, cultures, and walks of life with sustainable, reliable access to nutritious food. From community-based meal programs, to early childhood and school nutrition initiatives, to improved access to farm-to-table resources, Project Bread approaches hunger as a complex problem with multiple solutions. With funds raised through The Walk for Hunger, the oldest continual pledge walk in the country, and other sources, Project Bread pioneers innovative initiatives and supports effective programs to eradicate hunger. For more information, visit www.projectbread.org.

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Financial

one star

69.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

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)
74.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.46
  Program Expenses Growth -11.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Project Bread on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Project Bread on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,657,018
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,165
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $785,037
Total Contributions $5,444,220
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,444,220
   Other Revenue $-27,940
TOTAL REVENUE $5,416,280
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,345,759
   Administrative Expenses $466,610
   Fundraising Expenses $1,019,674
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,832,043
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-415,763
   
Net Assets $2,864,997

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$186,840 3.20% Ellen Parker Executive Director

Mission

Project Bread is an anti-hunger organization committed to providing people of all ages, cultures, and walks of life with sustainable, reliable access to nutritious food. From community-based meal programs, to early childhood and school nutrition initiatives, to improved access to farm-to-table resources, Project Bread approaches hunger as a complex problem with multiple solutions. With funds raised through The Walk for Hunger, the oldest continual pledge walk in the country, and other sources, Project Bread pioneers innovative initiatives and supports effective programs to eradicate hunger. For more information, visit www.projectbread.org.

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Project Bread (MA) 78.36 two stars
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Elijah's Promise (NJ) 86.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Project Bread
145 Border Street
East Boston, MA 02128
tel: (617) 723-5000
fax: (617) 248-8877
EIN: 04-2931195

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Board Leadership

Ronald E. Kleinman
Chair

CEO

Erin McAleer
Executive Director