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

Brazos Valley Food Bank

Our Vision is a Hunger Free Brazos Valley

92.97

1501 Independence Avenue Bryan, TX 77803
tel: (979) 779-3663   Web Site
EIN: 74-2380446

Board Leadership
John Cowan
President

CEO
Theresa Mangapora
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.97
  Financial 90.07
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/23/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Brazos Valley Food Bank unites our community
to nourish our neighbors in need. In all that we do, the Brazos Valley Food Bank:

- Promotes understanding of hunger
- Inspires community involvement
- Respects diversity
- Appreciates every contribution
- Responds to evolving needs
- Demonstrates transparency
- Practices good stewardship
- Models excellence

The Brazos Valley Food Bank unites our community
to nourish our neighbors in need. In all that we do, the Brazos Valley Food Bank:

- Promotes understanding of hunger
- Inspires community involvement
- Respects diversity
- Appreciates every contribution
- Responds to evolving needs
- Demonstrates transparency
- Practices good stewardship
- Models excellence

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Partner Agencies, Drop Sites, Children's Programs, Mobile Food Pantry, Senior Outreach Program and Screen & Intervene
Program Name: Partner Agencies, Drop Sites, Children's Programs, Mobile Food Pantry, Senior Outreach Program and Screen & Intervene

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Brazos Valley Food Bank primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that provide groceries directly to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of food distribution programs are based on the cost of a meal relative to the cost that a food-secure person incurs to buy a meal in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Brazos Valley Food Bank.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Brazos Valley Food Bank publicly reports the amount of food it provides.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the distribution of a meal from one nonprofit's food distribution program does not diminish the amount of food distributed by any other (neighboring) food distribution program. This “counterfactual” assumption about the amount of food distributed in the absence of Brazos Valley Food Bank’s food distribution program implies that the benefit of a meal to a beneficiary in need constitutes a net gain; the gain is not offset by reductions in food provided to other beneficiaries in need. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

90.07

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/23/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
95.9%
  Administrative Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brazos Valley Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brazos Valley Food Bank on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,834,217
   Federated Campaigns $64,771
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $135,370
Total Contributions $12,034,358
   Program Service Revenue $253,970
Total Primary Revenue $12,288,328
   Other Revenue $137,102
TOTAL REVENUE $12,425,430
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,502,250
   Administrative Expenses $437,362
   Fundraising Expenses $213,892
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,153,504
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $271,926
   
Net Assets $7,232,993

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$69,037 0.56% Theresa Mangapora Executive Director

Mission

The Brazos Valley Food Bank unites our community
to nourish our neighbors in need. In all that we do, the Brazos Valley Food Bank:

- Promotes understanding of hunger
- Inspires community involvement
- Respects diversity
- Appreciates every contribution
- Responds to evolving needs
- Demonstrates transparency
- Practices good stewardship
- Models excellence

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Brazos Valley Food Bank (TX) 92.97
Feeding the Gulf Coast (AL) 100.00
The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County (CT) 89.90
Feeding Tampa Bay (FL) 92.92
The Greater Boston Food Bank (MA) 94.69

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Charity Contact Info

Brazos Valley Food Bank
1501 Independence Avenue
Bryan, TX 77803
tel: (979) 779-3663
fax: (979) 821-2111
EIN: 74-2380446

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 74
Bryan, TX 77806

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Board Leadership

John Cowan
President

CEO

Theresa Mangapora
Executive Director