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

Food Bank of Northern Nevada

Ending hunger in our region

four stars

93.98

550 Italy Drive Sparks, NV 89437
tel: (775) 331-3663   Web Site
EIN: 94-2924979

Board Leadership
John Lipinski
Chair

CEO
Nicole Lamboley
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Food Bank of Northern Nevada, founded in 1981 and incorporated in 1983, is a regional food distribution and support system for 147
different direct service, non-profit agencies serving the needy, the ill, the elderly and children. Our partner agencies include emergency food pantries and senior meal programs, sliding scale day care centers, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers, family and domestic violence shelters and various youth programs, all of which offer bags of groceries, meals or snacks. Last year, the Food Bank of Northern Nevada distributed food products to provide the equivalent of more than 20.8 million meals to low income seniors, children and families.

The Food Bank of Northern Nevada, founded in 1981 and incorporated in 1983, is a regional food distribution and support system for 147
different direct service, non-profit agencies serving the needy, the ill, the elderly and children. Our partner agencies include emergency food pantries and senior meal programs, sliding scale day care centers, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers, family and domestic violence shelters and various youth programs, all of which offer bags of groceries, meals or snacks. Last year, the Food Bank of Northern Nevada distributed food products to provide the equivalent of more than 20.8 million meals to low income seniors, children and families.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Partner Agencies, Mobile Harvest, Back-Pack Kids, School Food Pantry, Mobile Harvest and Kids Cafe
Program Name: Partner Agencies, Mobile Harvest, Back-Pack Kids, School Food Pantry, Mobile Harvest and Kids Cafe

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
Food Bank of Northern Nevada primarily collects, warehouses and distributes food to front-line organizations like food pantries and soup kitchens. It also manages smaller programs that serve meals and 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 Food Bank of Northern Nevada.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Food Bank of Northern Nevada 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 Food Bank of Northern Nevada’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

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
93.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth 11.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Northern Nevada on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Food Bank of Northern Nevada on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Northern Nevada (NV) 93.98 four stars
All Faiths Food Bank (FL) 96.46 four stars
Treasure Coast Food Bank (FL) 91.16 four stars
Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma (OK) 100.00 four stars
The Foodbank of Southern California (CA) 90.19 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $27,676,959
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,720,496
Total Contributions $39,397,455
   Program Service Revenue $298,342
Total Primary Revenue $39,695,797
   Other Revenue $193,203
TOTAL REVENUE $39,889,000
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $37,822,249
   Administrative Expenses $1,593,596
   Fundraising Expenses $738,110
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $40,153,955
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-264,955
   
Net Assets $12,371,212

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 Bank $37,822,249 100.0%

Ratings History
Food Bank of Northern Nevada has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 93.98 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 93.60 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 89.93 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 90.59 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 93.98 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.22 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 95.95 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 95.89 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 97.68 four stars
2010-06 04/01/2012 95.85 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.54 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 94.14 four stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 91.52 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 88.92 three stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 88.80 three stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 85.72 three stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 85.39 three stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 83.43 three 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 94-2924979
Name in IRS Master File THE FOOD BANK OF NORTHERN NEVADA INC
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
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 January, 1984
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$136,015 0.33% Alan Brislain Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Food Bank of Northern Nevada (NV) 93.98 four stars
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado (CO) 91.60 four stars
Harvesters: The Community Food Network (MO) 91.80 four stars
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania (PA) 91.16 four stars
Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (MD) 87.42 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Food Bank of Northern Nevada
550 Italy Drive
Sparks, NV 89437
tel: (775) 331-3663
fax: (775) 331-3765
EIN: 94-2924979

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Board Leadership

John Lipinski
Chair

CEO

Nicole Lamboley
President, CEO

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