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

The Billings Food Bank

Food for today. Hope for tomorrow.

four stars

92.97

P.O. Box 1158 2112 Fourth Avenue North
Billings, MT 59103
tel: (406) 259-2856   Web Site
EIN: 36-3519470

Board Leadership
Laynn Chase
President

CEO
Sheryle Shandy
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.97 four stars
  Financial 90.90 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 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

90.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 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)
99.2%
  Administrative Expenses 0.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Billings Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Billings Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Billings Food Bank (MT) 92.97 four stars
Montgomery Area Food Bank (AL) 92.70 four stars
Clark County Food Bank (WA) 100.00 four stars
The Redwood Empire Food Bank (CA) 97.17 four stars
Feeding Tampa Bay (FL) 89.39 three stars

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The Billings Food Bank was started in 1982 with four area churches designating the first Sunday of every month as Food Bank Sunday. The program has since grown with ownership of a 27,000 square foot warehouse. Currently, we are providing over $5 million in food an other essentials to over 40 agencies within Montana and offering support to other states and countries when the need arises and resources are available. We also provide food and nutrition classes in our Montana Harvest Kitchen, and developed Montana's first certified commercial kitchen and food processing center to be used by entrepreneurs wanting to develop their own food related business.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $33,976,527
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $33,976,527
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $33,976,527
   Other Revenue $291,967
TOTAL REVENUE $34,268,494
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $34,836,223
   Administrative Expenses $174,488
   Fundraising Expenses $80,867
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $35,091,578
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-823,084
   
Net Assets $8,571,824

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 $34,836,223 100.0%

Ratings History
The Billings Food Bank has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 10/01/2016 92.97 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.67 four stars
2013-06 05/01/2015 93.91 four stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 99.93 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 95.04 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 90.10 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.73 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 97.65 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 92.43 four stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 94.91 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2008 89.20 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 92.38 four stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 92.37 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 36-3519470
Name in IRS Master File BILLINGS FOOD BANK 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 (429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
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
$94,211 0.26% Sheryle Shandy Executive Director

The Billings Food Bank was started in 1982 with four area churches designating the first Sunday of every month as Food Bank Sunday. The program has since grown with ownership of a 27,000 square foot warehouse. Currently, we are providing over $5 million in food an other essentials to over 40 agencies within Montana and offering support to other states and countries when the need arises and resources are available. We also provide food and nutrition classes in our Montana Harvest Kitchen, and developed Montana's first certified commercial kitchen and food processing center to be used by entrepreneurs wanting to develop their own food related business.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Billings Food Bank (MT) 92.97 four stars
SF-Marin Food Bank (CA) 94.49 four stars
Westmoreland County Food Bank (PA) 95.14 four stars
Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (PA) 98.23 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio (OH) 89.16 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Billings Food Bank
P.O. Box 1158
2112 Fourth Avenue North
Billings, MT 59103
tel: (406) 259-2856
fax: (406) 259-9847
EIN: 36-3519470

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Board Leadership

Laynn Chase
President

CEO

Sheryle Shandy
Chief Executive Officer

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