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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Memphis Jewish Federation

Caring for our Memphis community and secures the Jewish future at home, in Israel, and worldwide

three stars

86.42

6560 Poplar Avenue Germantown, TN 38138
tel: (901) 767-7100   Web Site
EIN: 62-0475747

Board Leadership
Ken Steinberg
Chair

CEO
Laura Linder
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.42 three stars
  Financial 97.30 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Memphis Jewish Federation offers the best opportunity to build a strong community and better life for Jews at home, in Israel and in communities throughout the world. We serve as the central coordinating, fundraising, strategic planning and budgeting agency for the Memphis Jewish community. In partnership with the Memphis Jewish Community Center, the Memphis Jewish Home and Rehab, Jewish Family Service, Plough Towers, Morris S. Fogelman Jewish Student Center at Hillel of Memphis, the synagogues and schools of the Jewish community, a rich fabric of services is available for Jews and non-Jews in our city.

Memphis Jewish Federation offers the best opportunity to build a strong community and better life for Jews at home, in Israel and in communities throughout the world. We serve as the central coordinating, fundraising, strategic planning and budgeting agency for the Memphis Jewish community. In partnership with the Memphis Jewish Community Center, the Memphis Jewish Home and Rehab, Jewish Family Service, Plough Towers, Morris S. Fogelman Jewish Student Center at Hillel of Memphis, the synagogues and schools of the Jewish community, a rich fabric of services is available for Jews and non-Jews in our city.

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Financial

four stars

97.30

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.05
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Memphis Jewish Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Memphis Jewish Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Memphis Jewish Federation (TN) 86.42 three stars
The Federation, Jewish Communities of Western Connecticut (CT) 85.46 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 92.07 four stars
Jewish Federation of San Antonio (TX) 85.10 three stars
Jewish United Fund of Chicago (IL) 93.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,206,629
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,206,629
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,206,629
   Other Revenue $832,422
TOTAL REVENUE $4,039,051
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,674,289
   Administrative Expenses $399,761
   Fundraising Expenses $275,278
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,349,328
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-310,277
   
Net Assets $19,942,427

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
Promote Interest and Welfare in the Jewish Community $3,674,289 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 86.42 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 83.60 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 80.78 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 82.29 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.46 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 78.88 two stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 79.50 two stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 79.80 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 62-0475747
Name in IRS Master File MEMPHIS JEWISH FEDERATION
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
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 December, 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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Laura Linder President, CEO $202,500

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Memphis Jewish Federation (TN) 86.42 three stars
Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee (FL) 90.99 four stars
Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County (CA) 88.48 three stars
Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island (RI) 91.63 four stars
The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey (NJ) 91.58 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Memphis Jewish Federation
6560 Poplar Avenue
Germantown, TN 38138
tel: (901) 767-7100
fax: (901) 767-7128
EIN: 62-0475747

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Board Leadership

Ken Steinberg
Chair

CEO

Laura Linder
President, CEO

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