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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Jewish Family Service of Seattle

Support people in times of need.

three stars

85.66

1601 Sixteenth Avenue Seattle , WA 98122
tel: (206) 461-3240   Web Site
EIN: 91-0565537

Board Leadership
Rochelle K. Goffe
Board President

CEO
Rabbi Will Berkovitz
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.66 three stars
  Financial 82.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish Family Service of Seattle (JFS) delivers essential human services to alleviate suffering, sustain healthy relationships and support people in times of need. Founded in 1892, we help people from a variety of background; last year alone, JFS served nearly 13,500 clients. Guided by our Jewish tradition of repairing the world, we are committed to treating people with dignity and compassion, providing culturally relevant services, and collaborating with others to broaden our reach.

Jewish Family Service of Seattle (JFS) delivers essential human services to alleviate suffering, sustain healthy relationships and support people in times of need. Founded in 1892, we help people from a variety of background; last year alone, JFS served nearly 13,500 clients. Guided by our Jewish tradition of repairing the world, we are committed to treating people with dignity and compassion, providing culturally relevant services, and collaborating with others to broaden our reach.

Financial

three stars

82.97

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.61
  Program Expenses Growth -1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Service of Seattle on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Service of Seattle on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Service of Seattle (WA) 85.66 three stars
The Women's Home (TX) 93.33 four stars
Center for Child & Family Services (VA) 90.24 four stars
Jewish Social Service Agency (MD) 94.17 four stars
Jewish Family Service of San Diego (CA) 97.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,956,143
   Federated Campaigns $54,110
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,412,462
   Related Organizations $200,000
   Government Grants $2,717,009
Total Contributions $10,339,724
   Program Service Revenue $343,894
Total Primary Revenue $10,683,618
   Other Revenue $758,414
TOTAL REVENUE $11,442,032
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,363,826
   Administrative Expenses $864,693
   Fundraising Expenses $1,303,789
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,532,308
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,909,724
   
Net Assets $33,422,737

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
Refugee and Immigrant Services $2,051,710 27.9%
Emergency Services and Food Bank $1,471,665 20.0%
Aging in Place Services $1,285,459 17.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/23/2020 85.66 three stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 85.71 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 86.49 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 85.85 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 88.45 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.35 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 85.92 three stars
2013-06 05/01/2015 82.96 three stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 85.23 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 83.78 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 91-0565537
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE
NTEE Code P40
NTEE Classification Family Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (154) Health clinic
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 August, 1942
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$253,844 2.66% William Berkovitz Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Service of Seattle (WA) 85.66 three stars
Nurse-Family Partnership (CO) 96.04 four stars
Casa de Amparo (CA) 91.40 four stars
Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina (NC) 95.96 four stars
Port Chester Carver Center (NY) 94.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Family Service of Seattle
1601 Sixteenth Avenue
Seattle , WA 98122
tel: (206) 461-3240
EIN: 91-0565537

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Board Leadership

Rochelle K. Goffe
Board President

CEO

Rabbi Will Berkovitz
Chief Executive Officer

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