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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Fundraising)

Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara

Creating and advancing a cohesive Santa Barbara Jewish community

86.40

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 86.40
  Financial 97.10
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

97.10

Accountability & Transparency

81.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
83.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.91
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
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) 86.40
Savannah Jewish Federation (GA) 94.37
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 91.45
Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines (IA) 91.69
Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo (OH) 87.45

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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 $1,028,438
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,028,438
   Program Service Revenue $97,402
Total Primary Revenue $1,125,840
   Other Revenue $310,724
TOTAL REVENUE $1,436,564
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,405,563
   Administrative Expenses $114,093
   Fundraising Expenses $143,031
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,662,687
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-226,123
   
Net Assets $4,057,298

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
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.40
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 85.40
2012-12 05/01/2014 80.12
2011-12 07/01/2013 83.09
2010-12 04/01/2012 83.57
2008-12 09/20/2011 87.01
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 06/01/2010 85.29
2007-12 07/01/2009 87.99
2006-12 06/01/2008 83.61
2005-12 03/01/2007 82.14

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$185,000 11.12% 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) 86.40
Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo (OH) 87.45
Jewish Federation of Nashville & Middle Tennessee (TN) 88.66
Jewish Federation of Las Vegas (NV) 94.26
Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County (CA) 97.17

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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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