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

Vermont Foodbank

Gather. Share. Nurture.

four stars

95.76

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 95.76 four stars
  Financial 94.01 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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

94.01

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
91.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
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) 95.76 four stars
Flathead Food Bank (MT) 86.79 three stars
Atlanta Community Food Bank (GA) 92.74 four stars
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank (OH) 93.94 four stars
The Billings Food Bank (MT) 90.30 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,434,114
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $214,389
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,678,914
Total Contributions $23,327,417
   Program Service Revenue $199,415
Total Primary Revenue $23,526,832
   Other Revenue $395,233
TOTAL REVENUE $23,922,065
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $21,807,880
   Administrative Expenses $675,451
   Fundraising Expenses $1,231,105
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $23,714,436
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $207,629
   
Net Assets $8,754,167

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 $21,807,880 100.0%

Ratings History
Vermont Foodbank has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 09/01/2018 95.76 four stars
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, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,571 0.57% John Sayles CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vermont Foodbank (VT) 95.76 four stars
Hidden Harvest (MI) 92.10 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida (FL) 92.92 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (NC) 90.22 four stars
Southeast Missouri Food Bank (MO) 97.17 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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