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

Food Bank for Larimer County

Providing hunger relief for those in need

four stars

97.60

1301 Blue Spruce Drive Fort Collins, CO 80524
tel: (970) 493-4477   Web Site
EIN: 74-2336171

Board Leadership
Nina Bodenhamer
Chair

CEO
Amy Pezzani
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.60 four stars
  Financial 96.61 four 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.

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Financial

four stars

96.61

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)
96.1%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.42
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank for Larimer County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank for Larimer County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank for Larimer County (CO) 97.60 four stars
Missoula Food Bank (MT) 90.43 four stars
Manna Food Center (MD) 90.00 four stars
Wichita Falls Area Food Bank (TX) 98.23 four stars
St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance (AZ) 88.28 three stars

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In 1984, the Food Bank for Larimer County was founded to avoid duplication of food collection and distribution efforts by nonprofit agencies. Our mission is to reduce hunger through programs that collect, process, store and distribute food to individuals and in cooperation with agencies that serve those in need. We are the only Feeding America clearinghouse for donated and rescued food in Larimer County. In 2007, we reduced hunger by distributing 5.6 million pounds of donated and surplus food from the food industry, government commodities, food drives and other sources to disadvantaged Larimer County residents. These residents represent single-parent families, the working poor, senior citizens, youth in crisis, the disabled and the homeless.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $18,590,204
   Federated Campaigns $133,686
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $203,383
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $184,216
Total Contributions $19,111,489
   Program Service Revenue $229,382
Total Primary Revenue $19,340,871
   Other Revenue $162,652
TOTAL REVENUE $19,503,523
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,371,038
   Administrative Expenses $303,827
   Fundraising Expenses $440,777
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,115,642
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $387,881
   
Net Assets $8,116,129

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
Collection, Process, Store & Distribute Food $18,371,038 100.0%

Ratings History
Food Bank for Larimer County has received 14 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 08/01/2017 97.60 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 97.51 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 97.67 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 95.56 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 90.29 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 91.95 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 97.85 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 92.92 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.88 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 98.88 four stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 99.71 four stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 96.18 four stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 95.94 four stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 96.22 four stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 97.15 four stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 97.29 four stars
2003-06 04/01/2004 95.41 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 74-2336171
Name in IRS Master File FOOD BANK FOR LARIMER 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 (603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
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 October, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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
$117,837 0.61% Amy Pezzani Chief Executive Officer

In 1984, the Food Bank for Larimer County was founded to avoid duplication of food collection and distribution efforts by nonprofit agencies. Our mission is to reduce hunger through programs that collect, process, store and distribute food to individuals and in cooperation with agencies that serve those in need. We are the only Feeding America clearinghouse for donated and rescued food in Larimer County. In 2007, we reduced hunger by distributing 5.6 million pounds of donated and surplus food from the food industry, government commodities, food drives and other sources to disadvantaged Larimer County residents. These residents represent single-parent families, the working poor, senior citizens, youth in crisis, the disabled and the homeless.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank for Larimer County (CO) 97.60 four stars
Lakeview Pantry (IL) 87.21 three stars
High Plains Food Bank (TX) 92.06 four stars
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado (CO) 94.69 four stars
Harvest Hope Food Bank (SC) 85.63 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank for Larimer County
1301 Blue Spruce Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524
tel: (970) 493-4477
fax: (970) 493-5122
EIN: 74-2336171

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Board Leadership

Nina Bodenhamer
Chair

CEO

Amy Pezzani
Executive Director

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