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

Vermont Foodbank

Gather. Share. Nurture.

four stars

94.52

33 Parker Road Wilson Industrial Park
Barre, VT 05641
tel: (800) 585-2265   Web Site
EIN: 22-3021942

Board Leadership
Doug Lantagne
Chair

CEO
John Sayles
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.52 four stars
  Financial 92.26 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Opened in 1986, the mission of the Vermont Foodbank is to gather and share quality food and nurture partnerships so that no one in Vermont will go hungry. Today the Vermont Foodbank, Vermont's only food bank, serves 215 Network Partners that assist as many as 153,000 Vermonters each year. Last year, the Vermont Foodbank distributed more than 11 million pounds of food to its Network Partners and to individuals throughout the state from its distribution centers in Barre, Brattleboro and Rutland.

Opened in 1986, the mission of the Vermont Foodbank is to gather and share quality food and nurture partnerships so that no one in Vermont will go hungry. Today the Vermont Foodbank, Vermont's only food bank, serves 215 Network Partners that assist as many as 153,000 Vermonters each year. Last year, the Vermont Foodbank distributed more than 11 million pounds of food to its Network Partners and to individuals throughout the state from its distribution centers in Barre, Brattleboro and Rutland.

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Financial

four stars

92.26

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth 13.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vermont Foodbank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vermont Foodbank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vermont Foodbank (VT) 94.52 four stars
Connecticut Food Bank (CT) 91.45 four stars
Weld Food Bank (CO) 100.00 four stars
Second Harvest Foodbank of the Mahoning Valley (OH) 96.46 four stars
The Billings Food Bank (MT) 90.02 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,549,102
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,518,410
Total Contributions $26,067,512
   Program Service Revenue $208,819
Total Primary Revenue $26,276,331
   Other Revenue $427,957
TOTAL REVENUE $26,704,288
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,681,413
   Administrative Expenses $650,625
   Fundraising Expenses $1,244,927
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,576,965
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,127,323
   
Net Assets $8,580,927

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 $22,681,413 100.0%

Ratings History
Vermont Foodbank has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 10/01/2017 94.52 four stars
2015-09 07/01/2016 90.34 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.19 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 88.85 three stars
2013-09 10/01/2014 95.77 four stars
2012-09 08/01/2013 96.33 four stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 96.74 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 95.16 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 08/01/2010 93.73 four stars
2008-09 08/01/2009 88.93 three stars
2007-09 06/01/2008 90.36 four stars
2006-09 04/01/2007 81.38 three stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 75.63 two stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 91.55 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 22-3021942
Name in IRS Master File VERMONT FOODBANK
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 May, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$131,608 0.53% John Sayles Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vermont Foodbank (VT) 94.52 four stars
Clark County Food Bank (WA) 100.00 four stars
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc. (IN) 91.72 four stars
South Plains Food Bank (TX) 88.81 three stars
Westmoreland County Food Bank (PA) 95.14 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Vermont Foodbank
33 Parker Road
Wilson Industrial Park
Barre, VT 05641
tel: (800) 585-2265
fax: (802) 476-0319
EIN: 22-3021942

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Board Leadership

Doug Lantagne
Chair

CEO

John Sayles
Chief Executive Officer

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