Community Development : Jewish Federations

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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$229,508 3.02% Arlene Miller CEO

Mission

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.

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 the Berkshires (MA) 87.71 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo (NY) 89.69 three stars
Jewish Federation of St. Louis (MO) 91.74 four stars
Jewish Federations of North America (NY) 88.22 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