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

Food Bank of Northern Indiana

Feeding the hungry

three stars

86.39

702 South Chapin South Bend, IN 46601
tel: (800) 879-7040   Web Site
EIN: 35-1898055

Board Leadership
Kurt Meyer
Board Chairman

CEO
Milt Lee
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.39 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
92.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth -5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Northern Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Northern Indiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Northern Indiana (IN) 86.39 three stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana (LA) 92.92 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (NC) 91.88 four stars
Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes (MI) 90.38 four stars
Food Bank of South Jersey (NJ) 86.78 three stars

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Founded in 1993, the Food Bank of Northern Indiana works in partnership with the community to feed the hungry, to increase awareness of the effects of hunger and to lead programs designed to alleviate hunger. The Food Bank of Northern Indiana is a certified member of Feeding America. Feeding America, the Nation's Food Bank Network, is the largest domestic hunger-relief charity in the United States. The Food Bank of Northern Indiana serves Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall, St. Joseph and Starke counties. Since our founding we have grown from 29 member agencies to 225. The Food Bank distributes around 15,000 pounds of food each business day with nearly 4 million pounds of food distributed in 2009.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,208,975
   Federated Campaigns $11,712
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $10,493
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $105,143
Total Contributions $7,336,323
   Program Service Revenue $673,497
Total Primary Revenue $8,009,820
   Other Revenue $10,447
TOTAL REVENUE $8,020,267
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,019,176
   Administrative Expenses $377,499
   Fundraising Expenses $346,534
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,743,209
   
Payments to Affiliates $21,011
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $277,058
   
Net Assets $2,558,575

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 $7,019,176 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 86.39 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.71 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 81.19 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 92.23 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 89.14 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 90.58 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 87.21 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.38 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 88.74 three stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 71.13 two stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 66.09 one star
2006-12 12/01/2007 69.09 one star
2005-12 02/01/2007 83.25 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 88.31 three stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 77.78 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 35-1898055
Name in IRS Master File FOOD BANK OF NORTHERN INDIANA
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 that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 October, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$80,309 1.03% Milton Lee Executive Director

Founded in 1993, the Food Bank of Northern Indiana works in partnership with the community to feed the hungry, to increase awareness of the effects of hunger and to lead programs designed to alleviate hunger. The Food Bank of Northern Indiana is a certified member of Feeding America. Feeding America, the Nation's Food Bank Network, is the largest domestic hunger-relief charity in the United States. The Food Bank of Northern Indiana serves Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall, St. Joseph and Starke counties. Since our founding we have grown from 29 member agencies to 225. The Food Bank distributes around 15,000 pounds of food each business day with nearly 4 million pounds of food distributed in 2009.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Northern Indiana (IN) 86.39 three stars
Foodshare (CT) 93.44 four stars
Facing Hunger (WV) 92.03 four stars
Birch Community Services, Inc. (OR) 86.44 three stars
SF-Marin Food Bank (CA) 94.49 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank of Northern Indiana
702 South Chapin
South Bend, IN 46601
tel: (800) 879-7040
fax: (574) 232-0143
EIN: 35-1898055

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 11365
South Bend, IN 46634

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Board Leadership

Kurt Meyer
Board Chairman

CEO

Milt Lee
Executive Director

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