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

The Foodbank of Southern California

The good provider

four stars

91.15

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 91.15 four stars
  Financial 94.03 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

94.03

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 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)
99.6%
  Administrative Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.05
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $47,810,190
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $30,115,311
Total Contributions $77,925,501
   Program Service Revenue $45,627
Total Primary Revenue $77,971,128
   Other Revenue $2
TOTAL REVENUE $77,971,130
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $77,835,688
   Administrative Expenses $98,787
   Fundraising Expenses $121,951
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $78,056,426
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-85,296
   
Net Assets $4,151,399

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$141,600 0.18% John Knapp President

Mission

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.

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The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 91.15 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio (OH) 91.65 four stars
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Montana Food Bank Network (MT) 92.02 four stars
MANNA FoodBank (NC) 96.46 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