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

Food Bank of Lincoln

Alleviating hunger in Southeast Nebraska

four stars

90.98

4840 Doris Bair Circle Suite A
Lincoln, NE 68504
tel: (402) 466-8170   Web Site
EIN: 47-0640293

Board Leadership
Marilyn Moore
President

CEO
Scott Young
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.98 four stars
  Financial 87.25 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Food Bank of Lincoln was founded in 1982 with the help of a number of concerned local citizens to help gather and distribute food to hungry people in southeast Nebraska. The Food Bank gathers, stores and redistributes surplus food, which comes from wholesalers, retailers, corporations, restaurants, civic, church and school groups, and individuals throughout our area. These donations are distributed to over 180 non-profit programs in sixteen Southeastern Nebraska counties. In 2008, the Food Bank distributed over 4.2 million pounds of food.

The Food Bank of Lincoln was founded in 1982 with the help of a number of concerned local citizens to help gather and distribute food to hungry people in southeast Nebraska. The Food Bank gathers, stores and redistributes surplus food, which comes from wholesalers, retailers, corporations, restaurants, civic, church and school groups, and individuals throughout our area. These donations are distributed to over 180 non-profit programs in sixteen Southeastern Nebraska counties. In 2008, the Food Bank distributed over 4.2 million pounds of food.

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Financial

three stars

87.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
94.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Lincoln on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Lincoln on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Lincoln (NE) 90.98 four stars
Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center Inc. (NJ) 92.13 four stars
Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (VA) 91.71 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana (LA) 94.69 four stars
God's Pantry Food Bank (KY) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,744,285
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $113,401
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,440,229
Total Contributions $16,297,915
   Program Service Revenue $206,626
Total Primary Revenue $16,504,541
   Other Revenue $33,361
TOTAL REVENUE $16,537,902
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,338,132
   Administrative Expenses $359,523
   Fundraising Expenses $586,548
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,284,203
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $253,699
   
Net Assets $4,258,738

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
Food Distribution $13,915,247 90.7%
Backpack Program for Schools $1,159,263 7.6%
SNAP Outreach $192,681 1.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 90.98 four stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 88.34 three stars
2017-06 04/01/2018 88.00 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 92.29 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 90.25 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 95.25 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 06/01/2015 95.22 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 97.95 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 97.94 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 97.97 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 99.72 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 99.60 four stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 96.97 four stars
2007-12 10/01/2008 94.54 four stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 86.17 three stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 78.23 two stars
2004-12 08/01/2005 89.46 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 93.42 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 47-0640293
Name in IRS Master File FOOD BANK OF LINCOLN INC
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 March, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,945 0.61% Scott Young Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Lincoln (NE) 90.98 four stars
The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County (CT) 89.39 three stars
FreeStore FoodBank (OH) 92.73 four stars
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano (CA) 89.95 three stars
SeaShare (WA) 87.06 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank of Lincoln
4840 Doris Bair Circle
Suite A
Lincoln, NE 68504
tel: (402) 466-8170
fax: (402) 466-6124
EIN: 47-0640293

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Board Leadership

Marilyn Moore
President

CEO

Scott Young
Executive Director

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