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

Feeding the Gulf Coast

Working to provide nutritious food to meet the challenge of feeding people who are hungry as a result of personal crisis

three stars

89.81

5248 Mobile South Street Theodore, AL 36582
tel: (251) 653-1617   Web Site
EIN: 63-0821997

Board Leadership
Marion A. Quina, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Cathy Pope
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.81 three stars
  Financial 85.60 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Feeding the Gulf Coast (FTGC) incorporated in 1981, in Mobile, Alabama. In 1988, FTGC became a certified member of Feeding America, the nation's food bank network. Since its founding, FTGC has distributed over 200 million pounds of food to charitable feeding organizations across the 24 counties it serves - including nine counties in south Alabama, eight counties in south Mississippi and seven counties in the Florida panhandle. FTGC is prepared for its role as a primary food source for the Central Gulf Coast in disaster relief operations. The food bank operates various nutrition programs for low-income families including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and multiple child nutrition programs for children living in low income families. Since the first child nutrition program started in January 2003, these programs have continued to expand and now include over 135 Afterschool Snack and Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sites supporting nearly 20,000 children annually.

Feeding the Gulf Coast (FTGC) incorporated in 1981, in Mobile, Alabama. In 1988, FTGC became a certified member of Feeding America, the nation's food bank network. Since its founding, FTGC has distributed over 200 million pounds of food to charitable feeding organizations across the 24 counties it serves - including nine counties in south Alabama, eight counties in south Mississippi and seven counties in the Florida panhandle. FTGC is prepared for its role as a primary food source for the Central Gulf Coast in disaster relief operations. The food bank operates various nutrition programs for low-income families including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and multiple child nutrition programs for children living in low income families. Since the first child nutrition program started in January 2003, these programs have continued to expand and now include over 135 Afterschool Snack and Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sites supporting nearly 20,000 children annually.

Financial

three stars

85.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
96.4%
  Administrative Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth 1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feeding the Gulf Coast on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Feeding the Gulf Coast on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding the Gulf Coast (AL) 89.81 three stars
Food Bank of the Rockies (CO) 98.23 four stars
Second Harvest Community Food Bank (MO) 96.14 four stars
Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 88.24 three stars
Capital Area Food Bank (DC) 90.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $27,278,091
   Federated Campaigns $61,003
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $6,445,988
Total Contributions $33,785,082
   Program Service Revenue $2,100,228
Total Primary Revenue $35,885,310
   Other Revenue $101,494
TOTAL REVENUE $35,986,804
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $34,148,312
   Administrative Expenses $809,388
   Fundraising Expenses $423,665
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $35,381,365
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $605,439
   
Net Assets $6,370,750

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
2016-12 08/01/2017 89.81 three stars
2015-12 09/01/2016 88.88 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.52 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 88.17 three stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 87.83 three stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 97.42 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 98.06 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 99.83 four stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 99.83 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.39 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 84.33 three stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 88.78 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 90.31 four stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 94.75 four stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 92.33 four stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 92.26 four stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 92.23 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 63-0821997
Name in IRS Master File FEEDING THE GULF COAST
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 (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 March, 1982
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

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
$32,020 0.09% Cathy Pope President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$86,614 0.24% David W. Reaney Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Feeding the Gulf Coast (AL) 89.81 three stars
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina (NC) 95.44 four stars
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (PA) 91.06 four stars
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado (CO) 94.69 four stars
Dare to Care Food Bank (KY) 97.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Feeding the Gulf Coast
5248 Mobile South Street
Theodore, AL 36582
tel: (251) 653-1617
fax: (251) 653-4208
EIN: 63-0821997

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Board Leadership

Marion A. Quina, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Cathy Pope
President & CEO

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