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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Foundation of Memphis

Your charitable giving partner

three stars

83.64

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 83.64 three stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
92.1%
  Administrative Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.42
  Program Expenses Growth 23.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.3%
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) 83.64 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford (CT) 93.77 four stars
The Federation, Jewish Communities of Western Connecticut (CT) 85.46 three stars
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore (MD) 97.03 four stars
Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (CA) 95.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,007,827
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,007,827
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,007,827
   Other Revenue $902,094
TOTAL REVENUE $9,909,921
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,525,392
   Administrative Expenses $250,732
   Fundraising Expenses $233,134
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,009,258
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,900,663
   
Net Assets $30,873,230

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 $6,525,392 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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 $202,500

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Foundation of Memphis (TN) 83.64 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven (CT) 85.19 three stars
Greensboro Jewish Federation (NC) 92.17 four stars
Greater Miami Jewish Federation (FL) 97.17 four stars
Memphis Jewish Federation (TN) 86.42 three 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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