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Human Services : Social Services

Bread for the City

Comprehensive support for DC residents living with low income

four stars

92.61

NW Center: 1525 Seventh Street NW SE Center: 1640 Good Hope Road SE
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 265-2400   Web Site
EIN: 52-1138207

Board Leadership
Paul R. Taskier
President

CEO
George A. Jones
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.61 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Bread for the City is to help Washington, DC residents living with low income to develop their power to determine the future of their own communities. We provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services to reduce the burden of poverty. We seek justice through community organizing and public advocacy. We work to uproot racism, a major cause of poverty. We are committed to treating our clients with the dignity and respect that all people deserve.

The mission of Bread for the City is to help Washington, DC residents living with low income to develop their power to determine the future of their own communities. We provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services to reduce the burden of poverty. We seek justice through community organizing and public advocacy. We work to uproot racism, a major cause of poverty. We are committed to treating our clients with the dignity and respect that all people deserve.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
87.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth 12.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 63.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bread for the City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bread for the City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bread for the City (DC) 92.61 four stars
Interfaith Community Services of Pima County (AZ) 98.23 four stars
Neighbors (MN) 90.63 four stars
Sacred Heart Community Service (CA) 93.77 four stars
The Crisis Center of Johnson County (IA) 89.24 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,573,705
   Federated Campaigns $171,859
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $876,739
   Related Organizations $1,007,000
   Government Grants $2,420,863
Total Contributions $13,050,166
   Program Service Revenue $1,159,665
Total Primary Revenue $14,209,831
   Other Revenue $-167,466
TOTAL REVENUE $14,042,365
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,159,745
   Administrative Expenses $553,358
   Fundraising Expenses $1,070,556
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,783,659
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,258,706
   
Net Assets $7,643,034

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 Pantry $3,426,092 30.7%
Medical Clinic and Services $2,711,767 24.3%
Social Services $2,630,957 23.6%

Ratings History
Bread for the City has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 11/01/2018 92.61 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2015-06 02/01/2017 91.16 four stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 90.71 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 89.50 three stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 90.94 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 90.46 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 93.68 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 92.54 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 94.36 four stars
2010-06 03/01/2012 97.66 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.86 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 90.93 four stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 77.25 two stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 82.62 three stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 76.24 two stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 88.82 three stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 89.74 three stars
2003-06 01/05/2005 75.56 two 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 52-1138207
Name in IRS Master File BREAD FOR THE CITY 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 (29) Other religious 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]
Ruling Date January, 1979
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$184,389 1.44% George Jones Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bread for the City (DC) 92.61 four stars
Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) (NY) 89.47 three stars
Two Ten Footwear Foundation (MA) 89.86 three stars
Progressive Agriculture Foundation (AL) 85.55 three stars
Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (NY) 86.06 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bread for the City
NW Center: 1525 Seventh Street NW
SE Center: 1640 Good Hope Road SE
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 265-2400
EIN: 52-1138207

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Board Leadership

Paul R. Taskier
President

CEO

George A. Jones
Chief Executive Officer

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