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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara

Creating and advancing a cohesive Santa Barbara Jewish community

three stars

84.73

524 Chapala Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 957-1115   Web Site
EIN: 23-7354759

Board Leadership
Laini Millar Melnick
President

CEO
Michael S. Rassler
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.73 three stars
  Financial 89.75 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

89.75

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.70
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara (CA) 84.73 three stars
Minneapolis Jewish Federation (MN) 87.56 three stars
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York (NY) 86.59 three stars
Jewish Federation of the Desert (CA) 85.07 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 87.30 three stars

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The mission of the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara (JFGSB) is to create and advance a cohesive Santa Barbara Jewish community by promoting identification and connectedness to the Jewish community, generating mutual respect amongst Jews of different practices, promoting cooperative relationships among the Jewish organizations and promoting positive relationships between the Jewish community and the community at large. The SBJF strives, in all of its endeavors, to preserve and foster Judaism and hold fast to its values, particularly tzedaka (charity and justice) kol Y'israel areyvim zeh lazeh (all Israel must care for one another) and tikkun olam (healing the world).

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,672,859
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,672,859
   Program Service Revenue $58,686
Total Primary Revenue $1,731,545
   Other Revenue $76,628
TOTAL REVENUE $1,808,173
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,224,264
   Administrative Expenses $106,157
   Fundraising Expenses $131,356
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,461,777
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $346,396
   
Net Assets $4,403,694

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 84.73 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.40 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 85.40 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 80.12 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 83.09 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 83.57 three stars
2008-12 09/20/2011 87.01 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 06/01/2010 85.29 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 87.99 three stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 83.61 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 82.14 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 23-7354759
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER SANTA BARBARA
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 (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 May, 1974
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$187,500 12.82% Michael Rassler Executive Director

The mission of the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara (JFGSB) is to create and advance a cohesive Santa Barbara Jewish community by promoting identification and connectedness to the Jewish community, generating mutual respect amongst Jews of different practices, promoting cooperative relationships among the Jewish organizations and promoting positive relationships between the Jewish community and the community at large. The SBJF strives, in all of its endeavors, to preserve and foster Judaism and hold fast to its values, particularly tzedaka (charity and justice) kol Y'israel areyvim zeh lazeh (all Israel must care for one another) and tikkun olam (healing the world).

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara (CA) 84.73 three stars
Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island (RI) 89.24 three stars
Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee (FL) 86.39 three stars
Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts (MA) 87.60 three stars
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 87.56 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara
524 Chapala Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 957-1115
fax: (805) 957-9230
EIN: 23-7354759

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Board Leadership

Laini Millar Melnick
President

CEO

Michael S. Rassler
Executive Director

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