EIN 23-7200739

Food Research and Action Center

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Food Research and Action Center (frac) works to improve public policies and public & private partnerships to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the united states. Frac conducts Research and studies in the field of hunger, nutrition and anti-hunger...
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Program areas at Food Research and Action Center

Child nutrition: frac seeks to reduce childhood hunger, improve nutrition, improve Food security and economic security, improve health and school achievement, and use child nutrition programs to support services for school-aged children in communities across the country. Frac works with local, state, national groups and public agencies to assure that as many eligible children as possible are enrolled in programs such as school breakfast, school lunch, the summer Food program and after school nutrition programs, and that the Food served is as nutritious as possible. Frac provides Research, public policy advocacy, analysis, training, technical assistance, materials and regranting.
Early childhood nutrition: through Research, public policy advocacy, technical assistance, training and distribution of materials to local, state and national organizations, frac works to reduce hunger, improve nutrition and thereby improve the Food security, economic security, health, development, school readiness and well-being of infants and preschoolers.
Snap (formerly known as Food stamps) : frac works with national, state, and local groups to protect and improve snap (formerly Food stamps) benefits for people with low incomes. Through Research, public policy advocacy, training, technical assistance, regranting, and dissemination of information, analysis, and descriptions of model approaches, frac assists in getting snap to eligible, delete needy families with children, immigrants, older adults, unemployed persons and other people struggling to make ends meet.

Grants made by Food Research and Action Center

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Partners for A Hunger Free OregonSupport for Federal Nutrition Implementation$230,070
Hunger Solutions New YorkSupport for Federal Nutrition Implementation$162,380
Hunger Free ColoradoSupport for Federal Nutrition Implementation$144,201
...and 41 more grants made totalling $2,269,961

Who funds Food Research and Action Center

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Albertsons Companies FoundationGeneral Assistance$2,868,500
Blue Meridian PartnersTo Provide Covid-19 Support$1,685,000
Matan B'seter FoundationOperating Support$1,000,000
...and 18 more grants received totalling $7,103,975

Personnel at Food Research and Action Center

James D WeillPresident$195,383
Barbara WesternDirector of Human Resources and Operations / Director of Operations and Human Resources$124,589
Colleen BartonDirector , Communications$158,091
Colleen Barton SuttonCommunications Director
Ellen TellerDirector of Government Affairs / Director , Government Affairs$163,624
...and 11 more key personnel

Financials for Food Research and Action Center

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$8,834,424
Program services$418,642
Investment income and dividends$1,371
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-12,814
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$992
Total revenues$9,242,615

Form 990s for Food Research and Action Center

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-03-31990View PDF
2018-122020-01-23990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122017-12-28990View PDF
2015-122017-03-30990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

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The Food TrustPhiladelphia, PA$7,600,315
Congressional Hunger CenterWashington, DC$3,299,659
Common Threads (CT)Austin, TX$3,520,345
Hunger Free ColoradoDenver, CO$2,989,458
Project Angel HeartDenver, CO$5,522,401
Children's Hunger AllianceColumbus, OH$14,770,958
West Side Campaign Against Hunger (WSCCL)New York, NY$8,052,885
Nourish ColoradoDenver, CO$2,411,702
Project BreadEast Boston, MA$11,545,645
Data update history
September 9, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $2,868,500 from The Albertsons Companies Foundation
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 12 new grant, including a grant for $1,685,000 from Blue Meridian Partners
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
June 17, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsFood and nutrition programsCharities
Human servicesHuman rightsFood and nutritionHunger
Political advocacyProvides grantsLobbyingFundraising eventsNational levelReceives government fundingGala fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
1200 18th St NW No 400
Washington, DC 20036
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
District of Columbia, DC
Website URL
(202) 986-2200
Facebook page
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
K30: Food Service, Free Food Distribution Programs
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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