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Jewish Federation of Delaware

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four stars

97.25

101 Garden of Eden Road Wilmington, DE 19803
tel: (302) 427-2100   Web Site
EIN: 51-0064315

Board Leadership
William Wagner
President

CEO
Seth J. Katzen
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.25 four stars
  Financial 96.12 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation of Delaware works to mobilize the Jewish community to address issues, meet needs and build an agenda for the future. Our vision is to bring Jewish people together into a community coalition, grounded in Jewish teaching and heritage, to strengthen the State of Israel, the global Jewish family and local organizations in order to further the survival of the Jewish people. Our goals are to foster identification with our Jewish teaching and heritage to inspire an informed and involved community; build an agenda for the future with clearly defined priorities; take responsibility for raising funds which meet mutually agreed upon goals; allocate and manage the community's resources based upon the community agenda; provide a structure for the Jewish community to interact with the non-Jewish community; and develop Jewish leadership.

The Jewish Federation of Delaware works to mobilize the Jewish community to address issues, meet needs and build an agenda for the future. Our vision is to bring Jewish people together into a community coalition, grounded in Jewish teaching and heritage, to strengthen the State of Israel, the global Jewish family and local organizations in order to further the survival of the Jewish people. Our goals are to foster identification with our Jewish teaching and heritage to inspire an informed and involved community; build an agenda for the future with clearly defined priorities; take responsibility for raising funds which meet mutually agreed upon goals; allocate and manage the community's resources based upon the community agenda; provide a structure for the Jewish community to interact with the non-Jewish community; and develop Jewish leadership.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of accolades/recognition received from third-party organizations
18
Number of industry standards/practices developed by nonprofit
3
Number of donations made by board members
23
Number of donors retained
1,119
Number of testimonies offered
18
Annual Campaign dollars raised
1,814,450
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

96.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
88.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.90
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Delaware on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Delaware on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Delaware (DE) 97.25 four stars
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley (CA) 95.85 four stars
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 90.85 four stars
UJA Federation of Greenwich (CT) 85.66 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ (NJ) 87.38 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,641,994
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,641,994
   Program Service Revenue $253,072
Total Primary Revenue $2,895,066
   Other Revenue $1,691,857
TOTAL REVENUE $4,586,923
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,154,967
   Administrative Expenses $237,831
   Fundraising Expenses $224,945
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,617,743
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-30,820
   
Net Assets $26,052,927

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 Services $2,241,996 53.9%
Grants and Allocations $1,770,092 42.6%
Jewish Voice $142,879 3.4%

Ratings History
Jewish Federation of Delaware has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 04/01/2019 97.25 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 97.79 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 94.59 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 90.29 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.76 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 93.37 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 87.24 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 83.99 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 80.20 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 79.59 two 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 51-0064315
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF DELAWARE INC
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 (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 May, 1945
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
$205,154 4.44% Seth J Katzen Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Delaware (DE) 97.25 four stars
Jewish Federation of Broward County (FL) 97.11 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 92.72 four stars
UJA Federation of Greenwich (CT) 85.66 three stars
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester (NY) 86.63 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Delaware
101 Garden of Eden Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
tel: (302) 427-2100
fax: (302) 427-2438
EIN: 51-0064315

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Board Leadership

William Wagner
President

CEO

Seth J. Katzen
Chief Executive Officer

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