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

Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin

Second Harvest Foodbank exists to end hunger in southwestern Wisconsin.

four stars

98.23

2802 Dairy Drive Madison, WI 53718
tel: (608) 223-9121   Web Site
EIN: 39-1490691

Board Leadership
Luke Hutchins
Chair

CEO
Dan Stein
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin began working with local hunger-relief agencies in 1986. It helps end hunger in 16 southwestern Wisconsin counties through food distribution to its partner agencies, promotion of outside food assistance programs like FoodShare, and raising awareness of hunger. As southwestern Wisconsin's largest hunger-relief charity it meets nearly one million requests for help each year. From July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 Second Harvest, together with its partner agencies and programs, provided 14 million meals. It is one of 200 members of Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. For more information, visit SecondHarvestMadison.org.


Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin began working with local hunger-relief agencies in 1986. It helps end hunger in 16 southwestern Wisconsin counties through food distribution to its partner agencies, promotion of outside food assistance programs like FoodShare, and raising awareness of hunger. As southwestern Wisconsin's largest hunger-relief charity it meets nearly one million requests for help each year. From July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 Second Harvest, together with its partner agencies and programs, provided 14 million meals. It is one of 200 members of Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. For more information, visit SecondHarvestMadison.org.


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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin (WI) 98.23 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee (TN) 91.42 four stars
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County (CA) 87.18 three stars
Food Bank of Northern Nevada (NV) 93.60 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County (CA) 90.01 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $31,522,324
   Federated Campaigns $226,879
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $451,359
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $147,385
Total Contributions $32,347,947
   Program Service Revenue $1,564,341
Total Primary Revenue $33,912,288
   Other Revenue $115,346
TOTAL REVENUE $34,027,634
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $31,774,419
   Administrative Expenses $609,184
   Fundraising Expenses $1,091,441
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $33,475,044
   
Payments to Affiliates $9,248
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $552,590
   
Net Assets $11,741,112

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 $31,480,431 99.1%
Food Share Outreach $293,988 0.9%

Ratings History
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin has received 14 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 98.23 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 96.55 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 95.95 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 96.92 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 93.97 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 90.15 four stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 96.65 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 96.41 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 96.45 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 93.96 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.68 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 96.02 four stars
2009-06 10/01/2010 92.94 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 91.93 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 94.58 four stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 92.11 four stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 94.56 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 88.59 three 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 39-1490691
Name in IRS Master File SECOND HARVEST FOODBANK OF SOUTHERN WISCONSIN
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 (569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 November, 1984
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
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$136,938 0.40% Dan Stein President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin (WI) 98.23 four stars
Food Bank for Larimer County (CO) 89.27 three stars
Southeast Missouri Food Bank (MO) 97.17 four stars
Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia (VA) 91.82 four stars
Central California Food Bank (CA) 89.56 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
2802 Dairy Drive
Madison, WI 53718
tel: (608) 223-9121
fax: (608) 223-9840
EIN: 39-1490691

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Board Leadership

Luke Hutchins
Chair

CEO

Dan Stein
President, CEO

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