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Jewish World Watch

Fight genocide. Do not stand idly by.

four stars

90.24

5551 Balboa Boulevard Encino, CA 91316
tel: (818) 501-1836   Web Site
EIN: 20-3406211

Board Leadership
Diana Buckhantz & Jane Z. Cohen
Co-Chairwomen

CEO
Serena Oberstein
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.24 four stars
  Financial 86.20 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish World Watch is an expression of Judaism in action, bringing help and healing to survivors of mass atrocities around the globe and seeking to inspire people of all faiths and cultures to join the ongoing fight against genocide.

Jewish World Watch is an expression of Judaism in action, bringing help and healing to survivors of mass atrocities around the globe and seeking to inspire people of all faiths and cultures to join the ongoing fight against genocide.

Financial

three stars

86.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
75.3%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.65
  Program Expenses Growth 6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish World Watch on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish World Watch on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Jewish World Watch (CA) 90.24 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,044,396
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $393,375
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,437,771
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,437,771
   Other Revenue $3,431
TOTAL REVENUE $1,441,202
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,088,056
   Administrative Expenses $199,716
   Fundraising Expenses $259,082
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,546,854
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-105,652
   
Net Assets $985,372

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 90.24 four stars
2018-12 06/01/2020 87.97 three stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 95.03 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 88.72 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 88.84 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.35 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 88.79 three stars
2014-12 02/01/2016 88.44 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 91.08 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 85.98 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 90.00 four stars
2010-12 10/01/2012 83.68 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 20-3406211
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH WORLD WATCH
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 October, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$148,400 9.59% Susan Freudenheim Core Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish World Watch (CA) 90.24 four stars
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (MA) 90.26 four stars
Polaris (DC) 89.03 three stars
Beyond Borders (PA) 92.92 four stars
EarthRights International (DC) 99.61 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish World Watch
5551 Balboa Boulevard
Encino, CA 91316
tel: (818) 501-1836
fax: (818) 501-1835
EIN: 20-3406211

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Board Leadership

Diana Buckhantz & Jane Z. Cohen
Co-Chairwomen

CEO

Serena Oberstein
Executive Director

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