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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City

supports and strengthens the Jewish and whole community

four stars

94.40

5801 West 115th Street Suite 103
Overland Park, KS 66211
tel: (913) 327-8250   Web Site
EIN: 44-0545829

Board Leadership
Fay Balk
President

CEO
Don Goldman
Executive Director & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.40 four stars
  Financial 93.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City (JFS) is the place to turn when dealing with both crises and life's everyday challenges. With a highly-skilled and compassionate staff, JFS is available to help you make life more manageable. We were founded upon the Jewish value of preserving the well-being, comfort, and dignity of others. We always respect the confidentiality of our clients. While our priority is to serve the Jewish community, the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) inspires us to serve all people, in fact over half of the 5,000 people we serve each year are not Jewish. We dedicate ourselves each day to providing peace of mind and a better life for everyone we serve, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation or economic situation.

Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City (JFS) is the place to turn when dealing with both crises and life's everyday challenges. With a highly-skilled and compassionate staff, JFS is available to help you make life more manageable. We were founded upon the Jewish value of preserving the well-being, comfort, and dignity of others. We always respect the confidentiality of our clients. While our priority is to serve the Jewish community, the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) inspires us to serve all people, in fact over half of the 5,000 people we serve each year are not Jewish. We dedicate ourselves each day to providing peace of mind and a better life for everyone we serve, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religious affiliation or economic situation.

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Financial

four stars

93.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.42
  Program Expenses Growth 12.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City (KS) 94.40 four stars
St. Ann's Center for Children, Youth and Families (MD) 88.46 three stars
Relief Nursery, Inc. (OR) 95.04 four stars
Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service (NY) 86.04 three stars
Joyful Heart Foundation (NY) 86.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,445,262
   Federated Campaigns $138,830
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,584,092
   Program Service Revenue $302,380
Total Primary Revenue $3,886,472
   Other Revenue $-85,631
TOTAL REVENUE $3,800,841
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,200,589
   Administrative Expenses $396,317
   Fundraising Expenses $434,052
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,030,958
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-230,117
   
Net Assets $5,110,437

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
Food Pantry $692,389 21.6%
Counseling $652,420 20.4%
Food, Shelter, and Employment $616,337 19.3%

Ratings History
Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 94.40 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 93.17 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 96.80 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.50 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 95.68 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 93.32 four stars
2012-12 12/22/2014 90.23 four stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 87.83 three stars
2011-12 10/01/2013 89.56 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 44-0545829
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES
NTEE Code P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (563) Marriage counseling
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
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 April, 1972
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
$164,715 4.08% Don Goldman Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City (KS) 94.40 four stars
Jewish Family & Children's Service of St. Louis (MO) 91.70 four stars
Nurse-Family Partnership (CO) 95.10 four stars
Room to Grow (NY) 91.27 four stars
COA Youth & Family Centers (WI) 98.69 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City
5801 West 115th Street
Suite 103
Overland Park, KS 66211
tel: (913) 327-8250
EIN: 44-0545829

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Board Leadership

Fay Balk
President

CEO

Don Goldman
Executive Director & CEO

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