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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County

Together, we do the extraordinary.

four stars

91.55

1 Federation Way Suite 210
Irvine, CA 92603
tel: (949) 435-3484   Web Site
EIN: 95-2407026

Board Leadership
Lori Schwartz
Chair

CEO
Arlene Miller
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.55 four stars
  Financial 95.34 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish Federation & Family Services (JFFS) offers an array of programs, services and grants, as well as opportunities for community engagement. JFFS supports projects in Orange County, California, in Israel, and around the Jewish world; programs and services in Orange County serve people of all faiths, ethnicities and ages. Its mission is to bring together the people, the partners and the resources to care for people in need, to build a vibrant community, and to sustain and enhance Jewish life.

JFFS observes its 50th Anniversary in 2015-16, having been created in 1965 as the Jewish Federation Council of Orange County. In 2011, then-Jewish Federation merged with Jewish Family Service of Orange County to form what is now JFFS.

Jewish Federation & Family Services (JFFS) offers an array of programs, services and grants, as well as opportunities for community engagement. JFFS supports projects in Orange County, California, in Israel, and around the Jewish world; programs and services in Orange County serve people of all faiths, ethnicities and ages. Its mission is to bring together the people, the partners and the resources to care for people in need, to build a vibrant community, and to sustain and enhance Jewish life.

JFFS observes its 50th Anniversary in 2015-16, having been created in 1965 as the Jewish Federation Council of Orange County. In 2011, then-Jewish Federation merged with Jewish Family Service of Orange County to form what is now JFFS.

Financial

four stars

95.34

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.41
  Program Expenses Growth 1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County (CA) 91.55 four stars
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester (NY) 86.63 three stars
Jewish Federations of North America (NY) 88.22 three stars
Good People Fund (NJ) 92.74 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle (WA) 90.64 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,843,735
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $179,934
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $531,179
Total Contributions $6,554,848
   Program Service Revenue $190,415
Total Primary Revenue $6,745,263
   Other Revenue $107,786
TOTAL REVENUE $6,853,049
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,737,598
   Administrative Expenses $447,576
   Fundraising Expenses $455,000
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,640,174
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $212,875
   
Net Assets $10,670,973

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
Social Service Grants and Programs $1,921,248 33.5%
Community Outreach Grants and Programs $1,665,409 29.0%
Education Programs and Grants $1,129,323 19.7%

Ratings History
Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 07/01/2018 91.55 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 96.96 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 97.17 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.79 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 97.32 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 93.62 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 97.06 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.84 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/24/2010 86.80 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 87.91 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 77.91 two stars
2006-06 08/01/2007 87.29 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 62.73 one star
2004-06 11/01/2005 87.65 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 95-2407026
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION AND FAMILY SERVICES OF ORANGE COUNTY
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
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 March, 1966
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$118,600 1.78% Arlene Miller CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$188,598 2.84% Lauren Gavshon COO
$134,946 2.03% Andrew Breslow CFO
$125,571 1.89% Jay Epstein Director of Philanthropy

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County (CA) 91.55 four stars
Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona (AZ) 91.20 four stars
The Federation, Jewish Communities of Western Connecticut (CT) 85.85 three stars
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (MD) 86.72 three stars
Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee (FL) 90.85 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County
1 Federation Way
Suite 210
Irvine, CA 92603
tel: (949) 435-3484
fax: (949) 435-3485
EIN: 95-2407026

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Board Leadership

Lori Schwartz
Chair

CEO

Arlene Miller
President, CEO

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