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

The Foodbank of Southern California

The good provider

four stars

96.46

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 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
99.7%
  Administrative Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.04
  Program Expenses Growth 10.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
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 $47,087,420
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $32,143,897
Total Contributions $79,231,317
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $79,231,317
   Other Revenue $1
TOTAL REVENUE $79,231,318
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $79,128,431
   Administrative Expenses $111,545
   Fundraising Expenses $120,729
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $79,360,705
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-129,387
   
Net Assets $4,022,012

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$175,500 0.22% 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 96.46 four stars
Northwest Harvest (WA) 91.11 four stars
Central Illinois Foodbank (IL) 97.24 four stars
Food Pantry of Waukesha County (WI) 88.03 three stars
University District Food Bank (WA) 89.82 three 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