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Moving Traditions

Connect. Challenge. Change

four stars

91.17

8380 Old York Road Suite 4300
Elkins Park, PA 19027
tel: (215) 887-4511   Web Site
EIN: 34-2015014

Board Leadership
Hope Suttin
Board Chair

CEO
Deborah Meyer
Founder & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.17 four stars
  Financial 94.11 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Moving Traditions emboldens teens by fostering self-discovery, challenging sexism, and inspiring a commitment to Jewish life and learning.

Moving Traditions emboldens teens by fostering self-discovery, challenging sexism, and inspiring a commitment to Jewish life and learning.

Financial

four stars

94.11

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth 9.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Moving Traditions on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Moving Traditions on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Moving Traditions (PA) 91.17 four stars
The Jewish Education Project (NY) 86.06 three stars
Gateways (NY) 85.43 three stars
BBYO (DC) 86.29 three stars
Foundation for Jewish Camp (NY) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,126,229
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,126,229
   Program Service Revenue $128,062
Total Primary Revenue $3,254,291
   Other Revenue $5,448
TOTAL REVENUE $3,259,739
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,492,898
   Administrative Expenses $274,906
   Fundraising Expenses $289,373
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,057,177
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $202,562
   
Net Assets $2,013,812

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
Experiential Teen Programs $2,492,898 100.0%

Ratings History
Moving Traditions has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 91.17 four stars
2018-12 12/01/2019 91.87 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 89.13 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 88.56 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 88.54 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.52 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 88.30 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 87.17 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 88.31 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 34-2015014
Name in IRS Master File MOVING TRADITIONS
NTEE Code X30
NTEE Classification Jewish
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 November, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$198,842 6.50% Deborah Meyer Founder & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Moving Traditions (PA) 91.17 four stars
Gateways (NY) 85.43 three stars
BBYO (DC) 86.29 three stars
Foundation for Jewish Camp (NY) 96.66 four stars
The Jewish Education Project (NY) 86.06 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Moving Traditions
8380 Old York Road
Suite 4300
Elkins Park, PA 19027
tel: (215) 887-4511
fax: (215) 887-4510
EIN: 34-2015014

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Board Leadership

Hope Suttin
Board Chair

CEO

Deborah Meyer
Founder & CEO

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