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

The Foodbank of Southern California

The good provider

four stars

91.45

1444 San Francisco Avenue Long Beach, CA 90813
tel: (562) 435-3577   Web Site
EIN: 95-3557056

Board Leadership
Alice Harris
Chair

CEO
John Knapp
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2016 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

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 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)
99.6%
  Administrative Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.06
  Program Expenses Growth 12.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Foodbank of Southern California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Foodbank of Southern California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 91.45 four stars
Second Harvest Heartland (MN) 86.77 three stars
West Texas Food Bank (TX) 85.74 three stars
The Billings Food Bank (MT) 92.97 four stars
Dare to Care Food Bank (KY) 99.24 four stars

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The Foodbank of Southern California continues to be a major force in the fight against hunger, by providing basic sustenance and proper nutrition to the community's hungry citizens and ensuring that no individual go hungry, not even for a single day. The Foodbank of Southern California works daily to alleviate the damage persistent hunger inflicts on children, seniors, and families by serving as many charitable distribution agencies and securing as many food donations as possible. We continue to be the largest distributor of food in the economically depressed areas of Watts, South Central Los Angeles, Compton and North Long Beach.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $53,830,055
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $30,235,955
Total Contributions $84,066,010
   Program Service Revenue $44,250
Total Primary Revenue $84,110,260
   Other Revenue $-248
TOTAL REVENUE $84,110,012
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $83,701,536
   Administrative Expenses $114,583
   Fundraising Expenses $127,940
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $83,944,059
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $165,953
   
Net Assets $4,236,695

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 Assistance $82,738,689 98.8%
TEFAP $706,300 0.8%
Brown Bag $136,381 0.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2016 91.45 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.93 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 83.52 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 81.78 three stars
2013-06 03/01/2014 88.03 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 92.87 four stars
2011-06 04/01/2012 96.43 four stars
2009-06 11/01/2011 96.44 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 86.78 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 06/01/2010 94.97 four stars
2008-06 05/01/2009 92.44 four stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 78.09 two stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 74.25 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 95-3557056
Name in IRS Master File FOODBANK OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
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
(603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
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, 1983
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, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$168,200 0.20% John Knapp President

The Foodbank of Southern California continues to be a major force in the fight against hunger, by providing basic sustenance and proper nutrition to the community's hungry citizens and ensuring that no individual go hungry, not even for a single day. The Foodbank of Southern California works daily to alleviate the damage persistent hunger inflicts on children, seniors, and families by serving as many charitable distribution agencies and securing as many food donations as possible. We continue to be the largest distributor of food in the economically depressed areas of Watts, South Central Los Angeles, Compton and North Long Beach.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 91.45 four stars
Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine (ME) 91.36 four stars
The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County (CT) 89.39 three stars
Food Bank of North Central Arkansas (AR) 88.81 three stars
The Foodbank (OH) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Foodbank of Southern California
1444 San Francisco Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90813
tel: (562) 435-3577
fax: (562) 437-6168
EIN: 95-3557056

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Board Leadership

Alice Harris
Chair

CEO

John Knapp
CEO

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