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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Jewish Children's Regional Service

Serving Jewish children

four stars

96.25

Executive Tower 3500 North Causeway Boulevard
Metairie, LA 70002
tel: (800) 729-5277   Web Site
EIN: 72-0408936

Board Leadership
Donald Meltzer
President

CEO
Ned Goldberg
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.25 four stars
  Financial 94.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish Children's Regional Service (JCRS), formerly the Jewish Children's Home, began in 1855 as an orphanage and is currently the oldest existing Jewish child welfare organization in the United States, as well as the only regional Jewish child welfare agency in the country. The Agency's services to children span the service fields of: mental health, child welfare, child development, higher education, and the Jewish education/camping experience. The JCRS professional staff are advocates for children and are committed to the comprehensive coordination of services to young people whenever possible, whether through the JCRS or through other agencies. JCRS serves Jewish children in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.

Jewish Children's Regional Service (JCRS), formerly the Jewish Children's Home, began in 1855 as an orphanage and is currently the oldest existing Jewish child welfare organization in the United States, as well as the only regional Jewish child welfare agency in the country. The Agency's services to children span the service fields of: mental health, child welfare, child development, higher education, and the Jewish education/camping experience. The JCRS professional staff are advocates for children and are committed to the comprehensive coordination of services to young people whenever possible, whether through the JCRS or through other agencies. JCRS serves Jewish children in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.

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Financial

four stars

94.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.84
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Children's Regional Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Children's Regional Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Children's Regional Service (LA) 96.25 four stars
Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket (RI) 86.91 three stars
Boys Hope Girls Hope, Affiliates (MO) 86.29 three stars
Girl Scouts, Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (AZ) 92.19 four stars
National FFA Foundation (IN) 86.30 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,220,157
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $90,206
   Fundraising Events $91,875
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,402,238
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,402,238
   Other Revenue $1,514,380
TOTAL REVENUE $2,916,618
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,373,122
   Administrative Expenses $143,951
   Fundraising Expenses $141,610
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,658,683
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,257,935
   
Net Assets $10,273,266

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
Special Needs $378,321 27.6%
Education $347,003 25.3%
Camp $295,185 21.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-07 08/01/2020 96.25 four stars
2018-07 10/01/2019 86.05 three stars
2017-07 12/21/2018 86.10 three stars
2016-07 04/01/2018 82.00 three stars
2015-07 12/01/2016 78.20 two stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 79.80 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 12/22/2015 79.51 two stars
2013-07 05/01/2015 74.22 two stars
2012-07 06/01/2014 75.53 two stars
2011-07 11/06/2012 67.99 one star
2010-07 12/01/2011 70.21 two stars
2009-07 09/20/2011 80.25 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-07 02/01/2011 79.88 two stars
2008-07 02/01/2010 90.56 four 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 72-0408936
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH CHILDRENS REGIONAL SERVICE
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (399) Other housing activities
(32) Nursery school
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 December, 1947
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
  • July, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,714 8.30% Ned Goldberg Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Children's Regional Service (LA) 96.25 four stars
Madison Square Boys & Girls Club (NY) 91.13 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine (ME) 91.92 four stars
Agape (GA) 90.97 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson (AZ) 90.63 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Children's Regional Service
Executive Tower
3500 North Causeway Boulevard
Metairie, LA 70002
tel: (800) 729-5277
fax: (504) 828-5255
EIN: 72-0408936

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 7368
Metairie, LA 70010

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Board Leadership

Donald Meltzer
President

CEO

Ned Goldberg
Executive Director

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