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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Foundation of Memphis

Your charitable giving partner

four stars

92.24

6560 Poplar Avenue Memphis, TN 38138
tel: (901) 374-0400   Web Site
EIN: 62-1618399

Board Leadership
Anthony Morrison
Chairman

CEO
Laura Linder
President, Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.24 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Foundation of Memphis works to encourage charitable giving; to support partner agency endowment development and to build and sustain a vibrant Jewish community. The Foundation is your resource for charitable giving in the Memphis Jewish Community. Through our partnership with 10 local Jewish agencies, organizations and synagogues, we work with donors of all levels to help them reach their personal charitable goals and ultimate secure the financial future of the Memphis Jewish Community.

The Jewish Foundation of Memphis works to encourage charitable giving; to support partner agency endowment development and to build and sustain a vibrant Jewish community. The Foundation is your resource for charitable giving in the Memphis Jewish Community. Through our partnership with 10 local Jewish agencies, organizations and synagogues, we work with donors of all levels to help them reach their personal charitable goals and ultimate secure the financial future of the Memphis Jewish Community.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
92.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.89
  Program Expenses Growth 13.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 85.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Foundation of Memphis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Foundation of Memphis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Foundation of Memphis (TN) 92.24 four stars
Jewish Federation of Columbus (OH) 85.31 three stars
Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York (NY) 95.05 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo (NY) 92.02 four stars
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County (FL) 90.04 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,575,143
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,575,143
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,575,143
   Other Revenue $1,266,480
TOTAL REVENUE $6,841,623
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,510,530
   Administrative Expenses $239,741
   Fundraising Expenses $164,862
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,915,133
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-73,510
   
Net Assets $31,238,737

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
Allocations to Member Organizations $6,510,530 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 92.24 four stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 83.64 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 83.64 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 80.82 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.36 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 80.88 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 83.59 three stars
2011-12 11/01/2013 86.54 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 62-1618399
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FOUNDATION OF MEMPHIS
NTEE Code X11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(927) Fundraising
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 May, 1996
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
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Laura Linder President, CEO $205,668

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Foundation of Memphis (TN) 92.24 four stars
Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona (AZ) 89.90 three stars
Jewish Federation of Omaha (NE) 97.86 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 96.52 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo (NY) 92.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Foundation of Memphis
6560 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38138
tel: (901) 374-0400
fax: (901) 374-0451
EIN: 62-1618399

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Board Leadership

Anthony Morrison
Chairman

CEO

Laura Linder
President, Chief Executive Officer

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