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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of the Desert

Together we do extraordinary things

three stars

80.64

69710 Highway 111
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
tel: (760) 324-4737   Web Site
EIN: 23-7211881

Board Leadership
Celia Norian & Allan Lehmann
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Bruce Landgarten
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.64 three stars
  Financial 80.29 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Every day of every year the Jewish Federation of the Desert works with hundreds of local, national and international agencies to transform lives and deliver hope, dignity and comfort to millions of people at home, in Israel and around the world - ordinary people facing extraordinary needs even in ordinary times. Our Federation-supported programs and agencies restore hope and mend the lives of our most vulnerable - the elderly, the homeless, the under-educated, victims of abuse and violence, and others in need. Through strategic endeavors, they support a spectrum of crucial social services including counseling, group therapy, special needs programs, emergency food assistance, mentoring/literacy programs and risk intervention. We also inspire Jewish families to connect to the Jewish community by supporting a vast array of programs - early childhood centers, day schools, after-school activities, teen programs, Hillels, adult education and Israel experiences.

Every day of every year the Jewish Federation of the Desert works with hundreds of local, national and international agencies to transform lives and deliver hope, dignity and comfort to millions of people at home, in Israel and around the world - ordinary people facing extraordinary needs even in ordinary times. Our Federation-supported programs and agencies restore hope and mend the lives of our most vulnerable - the elderly, the homeless, the under-educated, victims of abuse and violence, and others in need. Through strategic endeavors, they support a spectrum of crucial social services including counseling, group therapy, special needs programs, emergency food assistance, mentoring/literacy programs and risk intervention. We also inspire Jewish families to connect to the Jewish community by supporting a vast array of programs - early childhood centers, day schools, after-school activities, teen programs, Hillels, adult education and Israel experiences.

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Financial

three stars

80.29

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
72.3%
  Administrative Expenses 18.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.06
  Program Expenses Growth -2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of the Desert on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of the Desert on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of the Desert (CA) 80.64 three stars
Milwaukee Jewish Federation (WI) 96.20 four stars
The Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary (NC) 86.90 three stars
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires (MA) 85.60 three stars
Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County (FL) 93.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,523,258
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,523,258
   Program Service Revenue $33,969
Total Primary Revenue $2,557,227
   Other Revenue $72,067
TOTAL REVENUE $2,629,294
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,931,509
   Administrative Expenses $519,924
   Fundraising Expenses $260,712
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,712,145
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-82,851
   
Net Assets $7,066,196

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
Fund Distribution $1,931,509 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 80.64 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 81.87 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 83.02 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 85.07 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.61 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 80.15 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 82.28 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 23-7211881
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF PALM SPRINGS AND DESERT AREA
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
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 July, 1972
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$192,654 7.10% Bruce Landgarten Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of the Desert (CA) 80.64 three stars
Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York (NY) 95.05 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 88.38 three stars
Savannah Jewish Federation (GA) 96.66 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines (IA) 92.19 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of the Desert
69710 Highway 111

Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
tel: (760) 324-4737
EIN: 23-7211881

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Board Leadership

Celia Norian & Allan Lehmann
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Bruce Landgarten
Chief Executive Officer

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