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

Food Bank of Lincoln

Alleviating hunger in Southeast Nebraska

90.25

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

Board Leadership
Molly Brummond
President

CEO
Scott Young
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.25
  Financial 86.81
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

86.81

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 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)
95.9%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.22
  Program Expenses Growth 1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.3%
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) 90.25
Food Bank of Alaska (AK) 95.77
Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio (OH) 89.16
Community FoodBank of New Jersey (NJ) 90.72
High Plains Food Bank (TX) 93.00

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,637,039
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $7,025
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,406,275
Total Contributions $16,050,339
   Program Service Revenue $290,553
Total Primary Revenue $16,340,892
   Other Revenue $16,135
TOTAL REVENUE $16,357,027
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,223,272
   Administrative Expenses $329,218
   Fundraising Expenses $452,182
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,004,672
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $352,355
   
Net Assets $3,882,875

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 $13,505,001 88.7%
Child Hunger Department $1,486,189 9.8%
SNAP Outreach $193,705 1.3%

Ratings History
Food Bank of Lincoln has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 90.25
2013-12 06/01/2016 95.25
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 06/01/2015 95.22
2012-12 11/01/2013 97.95
2011-12 12/20/2012 97.94
2010-12 03/01/2012 97.97
2009-12 09/20/2011 99.72
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 99.60
2008-12 11/01/2009 96.97
2007-12 10/01/2008 94.54
2006-12 09/01/2007 86.17
2005-12 09/01/2006 78.23
2004-12 08/01/2005 89.46
2003-12 10/01/2004 93.42

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)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$90,507 0.56% Scott Young Executive Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Lincoln (NE) 90.25
Tarrant Area Food Bank (TX) 96.46
Second Harvest Community Food Bank (MO) 95.05
Northwest Harvest (WA) 98.23
FOOD Share (CA) 94.53

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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

Molly Brummond
President

CEO

Scott Young
Executive Director

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