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

Food Bank for Monterey County

Leading community efforts in the awareness and elimination of hunger in Monterey County

four stars

92.02

815 West Market Street, #5 Salinas, CA 93901
tel: (831) 758-1523   Web Site
EIN: 77-0270228

Board Leadership
Craig Kaufman
President

CEO
Melissa Kendrick
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.02 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
94.7%
  Administrative Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth 11.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank for Monterey County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank for Monterey County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank for Monterey County (CA) 92.02 four stars
SeaShare (WA) 89.24 three stars
Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Inc. (OH) 97.17 four stars
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (VA) 92.16 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee (TN) 92.00 four stars

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The Food Bank for Monterey County, a Feeding America food bank, provides emergency supplemental food to 1 in 5 Monterey County residents--90,000 different people annually. For every dollar donated, we are able to provide $8 worth of food and 95 cents of every dollar goes directly to programs and services. Our mission is "to lead community efforts in the awareness and elimination of hunger in Monterey County." To accomplish this, we solicit, collect, store, and then distribute food countywide with three programs: (1) The Agency Clearinghouse, a network of 90 non-profit food assistance agencies; (2) the Emergency Food Assistance Program at 26 countywide sites; and 3) the Family Market at 10 sites. We distribute six million pounds of food annually. Our Education & Advocacy Program promotes the first part of our mission in the community by educating people about the personal, political and social issues related to hunger; advocating for state and national anti-hunger legislation; and facilitation of the S.N.A.P. program (food stamps), to encourage participation for clients and benefit the local economy.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,600,778
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,191,580
Total Contributions $12,792,358
   Program Service Revenue $377,185
Total Primary Revenue $13,169,543
   Other Revenue $431,445
TOTAL REVENUE $13,600,988
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,081,906
   Administrative Expenses $549,438
   Fundraising Expenses $124,643
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,755,987
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,845,001
   
Net Assets $5,664,676

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
Foodbank Agency Clearinghouse $4,759,525 42.9%
EFAP - Food Distribution $3,574,208 32.3%
Family Market $2,719,115 24.5%

Ratings History
Food Bank for Monterey County has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2016 92.02 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.65 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 90.89 four stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 85.53 three stars
2012-06 03/01/2013 90.69 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 92.47 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 99.66 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 99.52 four stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 92.05 four stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 77.55 two stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 74.52 two stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 87.66 three stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 85.23 three stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 81.01 three stars
2003-06 04/01/2004 92.53 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 77-0270228
Name in IRS Master File FOOD BANK FOR MONTEREY COUNTY
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$96,125 0.81% Melissa Kendrick Executive Director

The Food Bank for Monterey County, a Feeding America food bank, provides emergency supplemental food to 1 in 5 Monterey County residents--90,000 different people annually. For every dollar donated, we are able to provide $8 worth of food and 95 cents of every dollar goes directly to programs and services. Our mission is "to lead community efforts in the awareness and elimination of hunger in Monterey County." To accomplish this, we solicit, collect, store, and then distribute food countywide with three programs: (1) The Agency Clearinghouse, a network of 90 non-profit food assistance agencies; (2) the Emergency Food Assistance Program at 26 countywide sites; and 3) the Family Market at 10 sites. We distribute six million pounds of food annually. Our Education & Advocacy Program promotes the first part of our mission in the community by educating people about the personal, political and social issues related to hunger; advocating for state and national anti-hunger legislation; and facilitation of the S.N.A.P. program (food stamps), to encourage participation for clients and benefit the local economy.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank for Monterey County (CA) 92.02 four stars
Community FoodBank of New Jersey (NJ) 90.72 four stars
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank (OH) 95.47 four stars
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (AZ) 90.24 four stars
SeaShare (WA) 89.24 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank for Monterey County
815 West Market Street, #5
Salinas, CA 93901
tel: (831) 758-1523
fax: (831) 758-5925
EIN: 77-0270228

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Board Leadership

Craig Kaufman
President

CEO

Melissa Kendrick
Executive Director

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