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Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts

Your local source for all things Jewish

four stars

91.06

633 Salisbury Street Worcester, MA 01609
tel: (508) 756-1543   Web Site
EIN: 04-2104363

Board Leadership
Jonathan Sigel
President

CEO
Steven Schimmel
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.06 four stars
  Financial 93.77 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts aims to protect and enhance the well-being of Jews in our community and worldwide. We work to lead, build and strengthen and renew a dynamic local Jewish community as well as represent its interests and concerns. We ensure that members of the local Jewish community facing difficult times, crisis or hardship can turn to us for help. We support, strengthen and build a vibrant Jewish community through a wide range of cultural and educational offerings. We extend our help to the most vulnerable Jews in Israel and the Former Soviet Union, while actively supporting the Jewish homeland.

Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts aims to protect and enhance the well-being of Jews in our community and worldwide. We work to lead, build and strengthen and renew a dynamic local Jewish community as well as represent its interests and concerns. We ensure that members of the local Jewish community facing difficult times, crisis or hardship can turn to us for help. We support, strengthen and build a vibrant Jewish community through a wide range of cultural and educational offerings. We extend our help to the most vulnerable Jews in Israel and the Former Soviet Union, while actively supporting the Jewish homeland.

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Financial

four stars

93.77

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.25
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts (MA) 91.06 four stars
Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York (NY) 95.05 four stars
Jewish Federation of Cincinnati (OH) 96.44 four stars
Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties (NJ) 85.18 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte (NC) 89.70 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,361,764
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,361,764
   Program Service Revenue $30,128
Total Primary Revenue $1,391,892
   Other Revenue $706,583
TOTAL REVENUE $2,098,475
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,385,724
   Administrative Expenses $206,385
   Fundraising Expenses $109,836
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,701,945
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $396,530
   
Net Assets $11,318,652

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
Federation $608,759 43.9%
Rachel's Table $239,369 17.3%
Foundation $221,579 16.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 02/01/2020 91.06 four stars
2017-09 12/01/2018 86.13 three stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 87.62 three stars
2015-09 04/01/2017 87.60 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.35 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 89.21 three stars
2013-09 03/01/2015 89.45 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 04-2104363
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS INC
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
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 November, 1944
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$119,802 7.03% Steven Schimmel Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts (MA) 91.06 four stars
Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties (NJ) 85.18 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines (IA) 92.19 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 96.52 four stars
Jewish Federation of San Diego County (CA) 89.55 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts
633 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
tel: (508) 756-1543
EIN: 04-2104363

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Board Leadership

Jonathan Sigel
President

CEO

Steven Schimmel
Executive Director

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