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Religion : Religious Activities

Goldring/Woldenberg Institute ​of Southern Jewish Life

Supporting, connecting, and celebrating Jewish life in the South

81.10

5315 Old Canton Road Jackson, MS 39211
tel: (601) 362-6357   Web Site
EIN: 64-0762027

Board Leadership
Jay Hesdorffer
Chair

CEO
Michele Schipper
CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.10
  Financial 75.65
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) supports, connects, and celebrates Jewish life in the South.

The Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) supports, connects, and celebrates Jewish life in the South.

Financial

75.65

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
75.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.27
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.78
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Goldring/Woldenberg Institute ​of Southern Jewish Life on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Goldring/Woldenberg Institute ​of Southern Jewish Life on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Goldring/Woldenberg Institute ​of Southern Jewish Life (MS) 81.10
Moving Traditions (PA) 91.17
Hebrew Free Burial Association (NY) 94.15
Gateways (NY) 85.92
Foundation for Jewish Camp (NY) 96.66

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,925,234
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $312,640
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,237,874
   Program Service Revenue $308,160
Total Primary Revenue $2,546,034
   Other Revenue $821,754
TOTAL REVENUE $3,367,788
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,672,983
   Administrative Expenses $201,472
   Fundraising Expenses $414,073
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,288,528
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,079,260
   
Net Assets $4,674,699

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
Rabbinic & Educational Services $1,015,417 60.7%
Cultural Programming Department $405,096 24.2%
History and Heritage & Interpretation Departments $131,148 7.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2021 81.10
2018-06 09/01/2020 82.48
2018-06 07/01/2019 82.50
2017-06 06/01/2018 75.31
2016-06 06/01/2017 82.25
2015-06 06/01/2016 83.38
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2015 85.79
2012-12 11/01/2013 89.54
2011-12 02/01/2013 83.32
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.80

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

EIN 64-0762027
Name in IRS Master File INSTITUTE OF SOUTHERN JEWISH LIFE INC
NTEE Code A50
NTEE Classification Museum, Museum Activities
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (60) Museum, zoo, planetarium, etc.
(29) Other religious 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 February, 1989
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
$170,460 7.44% Michele Schipper CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Goldring/Woldenberg Institute ​of Southern Jewish Life (MS) 81.10
Moving Traditions (PA) 91.17
BBYO (DC) 86.29
The Jewish Education Project (NY) 86.06
Foundation for Jewish Camp (NY) 96.66

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Charity Contact Info

Goldring/Woldenberg Institute ​of Southern Jewish Life
5315 Old Canton Road
Jackson, MS 39211
tel: (601) 362-6357
fax: (601) 366-6293
EIN: 64-0762027

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 16528
Jackson, MS 39236

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Board Leadership

Jay Hesdorffer
Chair

CEO

Michele Schipper
CEO

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