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

Central Illinois Foodbank

Serving people in need

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Impact Information is available from our partner, GuideStar

four stars

92.92

1937 East Cook Street Springfield, IL 62703
tel: (217) 522-4022   Web Site
EIN: 37-1106465

Board Leadership
Matt Sharpe
President

CEO
Pam Molitoris
Executive Director

  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 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The purpose of Central Illinois Foodbank is to collect donated food and grocery items from growers, manufacturers, processors, and wholesalers for distribution to charitable agencies serving people in need. Central Illinois Foodbank is a warehouse located in Springfield, IL. Our food distribution program serves 150 agencies throughout 21 central Illinois counties. In addition to our partnership with our agencies, we are proud to host the Kids Cafe program. Kids Cafe is a nation-wide program through Feeding America, formerly America's Second Harvest, that feeds children a hot, nutritious meal in a safe environment.

The purpose of Central Illinois Foodbank is to collect donated food and grocery items from growers, manufacturers, processors, and wholesalers for distribution to charitable agencies serving people in need. Central Illinois Foodbank is a warehouse located in Springfield, IL. Our food distribution program serves 150 agencies throughout 21 central Illinois counties. In addition to our partnership with our agencies, we are proud to host the Kids Cafe program. Kids Cafe is a nation-wide program through Feeding America, formerly America's Second Harvest, that feeds children a hot, nutritious meal in a safe environment.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of people within the organization's service area accessing food aid
105,000
Total pounds of food distributed throughout the service area.
9,400,000
Total pounds of fresh produce distributed throughout the service area.
2,000,000
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
12,155
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This impact information is current as of January 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. 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 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
97.7%
  Administrative Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.31
  Program Expenses Growth -2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central Illinois Foodbank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central Illinois Foodbank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central Illinois Foodbank (IL) 92.92 four stars
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (AZ) 96.46 four stars
Food Bank of Lincoln (NE) 88.34 three stars
Linn Benton Food Share (OR) 93.49 four stars
Harvesters: The Community Food Network (MO) 91.67 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,694,619
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $84,086
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $492,839
Total Contributions $17,271,544
   Program Service Revenue $829,938
Total Primary Revenue $18,101,482
   Other Revenue $9,545
TOTAL REVENUE $18,111,027
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,835,447
   Administrative Expenses $191,720
   Fundraising Expenses $229,824
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,256,991
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-145,964
   
Net Assets $6,545,068

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
Solicitation and Distribution of Food $17,835,447 100.0%

Ratings History
Central Illinois Foodbank has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-05 02/01/2019 92.92 four stars
2017-05 04/01/2018 97.24 four stars
2016-05 06/01/2017 100.00 four stars
2016-05 05/01/2017 97.17 four stars
2015-05 08/01/2016 100.00 four stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 100.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 08/01/2015 99.83 four stars
2013-05 05/01/2014 99.80 four stars
2012-05 05/01/2013 99.80 four stars
2011-05 05/01/2012 98.03 four stars
2010-05 09/20/2011 98.01 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-05 07/01/2011 97.19 four stars
2009-05 08/01/2010 95.43 four stars
2008-05 02/01/2009 88.76 three stars
2007-05 02/01/2008 85.73 three stars
2006-05 02/01/2007 74.32 two stars
2005-05 03/01/2006 77.07 two stars
2004-05 02/01/2005 70.49 two 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 37-1106465
Name in IRS Master File CENTRAL ILLINOIS FOODBANK
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
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 January, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
  • May, 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
$107,819 0.59% Pam Molitoris Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Central Illinois Foodbank (IL) 92.92 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana (LA) 94.69 four stars
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado (CO) 94.28 four stars
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano (CA) 89.95 three stars
Vermont Foodbank (VT) 95.76 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Central Illinois Foodbank
1937 East Cook Street
Springfield, IL 62703
tel: (217) 522-4022
fax: (217) 522-6418
EIN: 37-1106465

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 8228
Springfield, IL 62791

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Board Leadership

Matt Sharpe
President

CEO

Pam Molitoris
Executive Director

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