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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Fundraising)

Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines

Representing Jewish interests from a position of combined strength

91.69

33158 Ute Avenue Waukee, IA 50263
tel: (515) 987-0899   Web Site
EIN: 42-0835321

Board Leadership
David Adelman
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.69
  Financial 93.85
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

93.85

Accountability & Transparency

90.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 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)
81.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.86
  Program Expenses Growth 10.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines (IA) 91.69
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 85.76
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (NY) 91.65
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County (FL) 91.01
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 90.31

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The Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines is at the heart of the Greater Des Moines community, which includes Ames, Marshalltown, and other cities and towns in Central Iowa. The diverse efforts of individual organizations are coordinated, central fundraising is executed, and community planning and community relations activities are administered through the Federation. In addition to four major commissions, the Federation seeks to involve the community through the All-in-One campaign, community travel missions, planning and allocations, leadership development and publication of The Jewish Press. In Israel, Federation funds help provide for health, social, and educational services for children, university and vocational students, families, the aged, and the handicapped.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $817,759
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $7,403
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $694,080
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,519,242
   Program Service Revenue $290,556
Total Primary Revenue $1,809,798
   Other Revenue $21,319
TOTAL REVENUE $1,831,117
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,660,827
   Administrative Expenses $191,405
   Fundraising Expenses $331,232
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,183,464
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-352,347
   
Net Assets $5,480,035

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
Educational Opportunities $497,008 29.9%
Philanthropic, Cultural, and Educational Activities $380,107 22.9%
Operating Caspe Terrace building $365,632 22.0%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2016 91.69
2014-06 06/01/2016 97.80
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 94.69
2013-06 10/01/2014 83.59
2012-06 07/01/2013 82.23
2011-06 05/01/2012 87.15
2010-06 09/20/2011 81.69
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 72.49
2009-06 11/24/2010 83.74
2008-06 03/01/2009 82.13
2007-06 07/01/2008 83.74
2006-06 06/01/2007 77.14

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

EIN 42-0835321
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER DES MOINES
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 (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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, 1954
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$121,936 5.58% Stuart Oxer Executive Director

The Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines is at the heart of the Greater Des Moines community, which includes Ames, Marshalltown, and other cities and towns in Central Iowa. The diverse efforts of individual organizations are coordinated, central fundraising is executed, and community planning and community relations activities are administered through the Federation. In addition to four major commissions, the Federation seeks to involve the community through the All-in-One campaign, community travel missions, planning and allocations, leadership development and publication of The Jewish Press. In Israel, Federation funds help provide for health, social, and educational services for children, university and vocational students, families, the aged, and the handicapped.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines (IA) 91.69
Combined Jewish Philanthropies (MA) 95.05
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley (CA) 96.94
Jewish Community of Louisville (KY) 92.97
Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County (CA) 97.17

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines
33158 Ute Avenue
Waukee, IA 50263
tel: (515) 987-0899
EIN: 42-0835321

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Board Leadership

David Adelman
President

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