Financial Integrity - The Foodbank of Southern California
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Financial Integrity

As a nonprofit, The Foodbank of Southern California does not answer to shareholders. Our proceeds are reinvested to continue to provide highly nutritional food to those in need.

The Foodbank of Southern California was named the “6th Best Charity in America” by in December 2010. The list was created for “Anyone who chooses to use their hard-earned money to help others.” In 2018 The Foodbank was listed as being one of “The 40 Best Food Banks in America,” as ranked by its Charity Navigator rating.

Current Honors:

  • Charity Navigator’s “4-Star Rating” for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.  You may review The Foodbank’s Profile on Charity Navigator.
  • Guidestar’s “Platinum Seal of Transparency” for the newest and highest level of recognition. You may review The Foodbank’s Profile on Guidestar.
  • America’s Best Charities “Seal of Excellence” for meeting the highest standards of public accountability, program effectiveness, and cost effectiveness.
Food Bank of Southern California Financial Integrity
The Foodbank of Southern California is a registered 501(c)(3) organization

The Foodbank obtains its operating budget primarily from private sources, supporting itself without dependence of government funding. Maintaining tight controls of its administrative costs, The Foodbank’s efficient operation makes it possible for maximum community dollars to go directly to feeding the hungry. You may also review The Foodbank’s Donor Privacy Policy.

Major Gift Donors

The S. Mark Taper Foundation

The Aidlin Foundation