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Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County

Together, we do the extraordinary.

four stars

91.07

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 91.07 four stars
  Financial 90.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

four stars

90.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.35
  Program Expenses Growth -1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.4%
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) 91.07 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 96.53 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 94.78 four stars
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York (NY) 87.98 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Houston (TX) 91.44 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,915,478
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $113,437
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $666,897
Total Contributions $7,695,812
   Program Service Revenue $199,491
Total Primary Revenue $7,895,303
   Other Revenue $415,993
TOTAL REVENUE $8,311,296
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,691,887
   Administrative Expenses $1,130,087
   Fundraising Expenses $763,498
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,585,472
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $725,824
   
Net Assets $11,599,188

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
Family Services Division $4,105,657 72.1%
Federation Division $1,586,230 27.9%

Ratings History
Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 91.07 four stars
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)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$229,508 3.02% Arlene Miller CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County (CA) 91.07 four stars
Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County (CT) 96.06 four stars
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore (MD) 97.03 four stars
Jewish Federation of Delaware (DE) 96.79 four stars
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York (NY) 87.98 three 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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