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

Community Food Share

We're more than a food bank

four stars

96.60

650 S. Taylor Avenue Louisville, CO 80027
tel: (303) 652-3663   Web Site
EIN: 74-2227731

Board Leadership
Kevin Classen
Chair

CEO
Kim Ruotsala
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.60 four stars
  Financial 95.20 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

At Community Food Share, we're more than a food bank - we're a neighbor and a friend who's been part of the fabric of Boulder and Broomfield Counties for decades.

We know that ending hunger in our communities requires collaboration. That's why we not only provide food directly to families, seniors, students, and others, we're also a hub - delivering millions of pounds of food a year to local partners to reach people in their communities. Because when we work together, we give more people access to fresh, nutritious food.

You can join the fight against local hunger with gifts of funds. Your gift makes an impact you can see - for every $1 you donate, we can provide 3 meals. You can also give food and time. Find out how by visiting www.communityfoodshare.org.

At Community Food Share, we're more than a food bank - we're a neighbor and a friend who's been part of the fabric of Boulder and Broomfield Counties for decades.

We know that ending hunger in our communities requires collaboration. That's why we not only provide food directly to families, seniors, students, and others, we're also a hub - delivering millions of pounds of food a year to local partners to reach people in their communities. Because when we work together, we give more people access to fresh, nutritious food.

You can join the fight against local hunger with gifts of funds. Your gift makes an impact you can see - for every $1 you donate, we can provide 3 meals. You can also give food and time. Find out how by visiting www.communityfoodshare.org.

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Financial

four stars

95.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
95.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Food Share on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Food Share on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Food Share (CO) 96.60 four stars
Food for People (CA) 92.66 four stars
Second Harvest Community Food Bank (MO) 92.61 four stars
Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma (OK) 97.17 four stars
Northwest Harvest (WA) 87.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,032,175
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $10,000
   Fundraising Events $124,741
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $137,807
Total Contributions $19,304,723
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $19,304,723
   Other Revenue $177,785
TOTAL REVENUE $19,482,508
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,721,909
   Administrative Expenses $457,716
   Fundraising Expenses $540,321
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,719,946
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-237,438
   
Net Assets $8,142,107

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
Community Food Share has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2020 96.60 four stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 98.91 four stars
2017-06 03/01/2019 98.39 four stars
2017-06 04/01/2018 96.74 four stars
2016-06 05/01/2017 96.74 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 98.08 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 07/01/2015 97.92 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 96.90 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 88.95 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 99.63 four stars
2011-06 03/01/2012 97.84 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 97.15 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 99.50 four stars
2008-12 12/01/2009 96.90 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 94.42 four stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 91.77 four stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 91.68 four stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 91.68 four stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 91.65 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 74-2227731
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY FOOD SHARE INC
NTEE Code K30
NTEE Classification Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs
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 June, 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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$108,650 0.55% Michelle Orge Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Food Share (CO) 96.60 four stars
Greater Cleveland Food Bank (OH) 87.37 three stars
Central Illinois Foodbank (IL) 92.92 four stars
Food Bank of Delaware (DE) 90.05 four stars
Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas (AR) 95.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Food Share
650 S. Taylor Avenue
Louisville, CO 80027
tel: (303) 652-3663
EIN: 74-2227731

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Board Leadership

Kevin Classen
Chair

CEO

Kim Ruotsala
Executive Director

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