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Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service Organizations

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus

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92.72

1125 College Avenue Columbus, OH 43209
tel: (614) 231-2731   Web Site
EIN: 31-4379496

Board Leadership
Karen Shore-Meyer
President

CEO
Mike Klapper
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.72
  Financial 93.53
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1913, The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus (JCC) is a human service organization offering a varied program that is largely Jewish in nature. It is committed to enhancing the quality of family life and promoting the physical, intellectual and spiritual wellness of the individual. It provides health-related activities and cultural and educational programs that reflect the Jewish heritage. Although primarily a membership organization, the JCC also delivers services to the community at large, including populations at risk. Through its wide array of programs, the JCC pursues its mission of strengthening the individual, family and community.

Founded in 1913, The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus (JCC) is a human service organization offering a varied program that is largely Jewish in nature. It is committed to enhancing the quality of family life and promoting the physical, intellectual and spiritual wellness of the individual. It provides health-related activities and cultural and educational programs that reflect the Jewish heritage. Although primarily a membership organization, the JCC also delivers services to the community at large, including populations at risk. Through its wide array of programs, the JCC pursues its mission of strengthening the individual, family and community.

Financial

93.53

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
89.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Here's how this organization is listening and learning from the people they serve:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
SMS text surveys, Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings or town halls
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus (OH) 92.72
YWCA Pierce County (WA) 91.08
YMCA of Greater Williamson County (TX) 89.93
YMCA of Honolulu (HI) 93.95
YMCA of Central Massachusetts (MA) 91.45

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,204,092
   Federated Campaigns $462,770
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $114,019
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $9,500
Total Contributions $1,790,381
   Program Service Revenue $9,434,221
Total Primary Revenue $11,224,602
   Other Revenue $900,640
TOTAL REVENUE $12,125,242
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,783,326
   Administrative Expenses $1,009,510
   Fundraising Expenses $209,788
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,002,624
   
Payments to Affiliates $83,550
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $122,618
   
Net Assets $12,410,981

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
Early Childhood Service Division $5,717,821 53.0%
Recreation and Wellness Division $2,676,122 24.8%
Children, Youth, & Camping $1,457,447 13.5%

Ratings History
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 05/01/2021 92.72
2018-06 09/03/2019 92.95
2017-06 09/01/2018 92.50
2016-06 12/01/2017 90.49
2015-06 11/01/2016 88.11
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.49
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2016 85.64
2014-06 11/01/2015 85.08
2013-06 04/01/2015 91.57
2012-06 12/20/2013 90.63
2011-06 09/01/2012 86.51
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.80
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 88.33
2009-06 12/22/2010 84.52
2008-06 03/01/2010 89.39
2007-06 05/01/2009 93.83
2006-06 06/01/2007 88.04
2005-06 10/01/2006 84.05
2004-06 12/01/2005 84.20

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

EIN 31-4379496
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF GREATER COLUMBUS
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (296) Community center
(324) YMCA, YWCA, YMCA, etc.
(349) Other youth organization or activities
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 September, 1952
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$188,582 1.57% Carol Folkerth Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus (OH) 92.72
YMCA of Martha's Vineyard (MA) 85.69
YWCA Utah (UT) 98.16
The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan (NY) 85.33
Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (MD) 90.45

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Charity Contact Info

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus
1125 College Avenue
Columbus, OH 43209
tel: (614) 231-2731
fax: (614) 231-8222
EIN: 31-4379496

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Board Leadership

Karen Shore-Meyer
President

CEO

Mike Klapper
Chief Executive Officer

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