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Moving Traditions

Inspiring people to live fuller lives

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three stars

89.13

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
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.13 three stars
  Financial 96.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Moving Traditions inspires people to live fuller lives and to work for a better world for all by advocating for a more expansive view of gender in Jewish learning and practice. Teens in our programs Rosh Hodesh: It's a Girl Thing! and Shevet Achim: The Brotherhood apply a gender lens and Jewish values to the challenges of their everyday lives.

Moving Traditions inspires people to live fuller lives and to work for a better world for all by advocating for a more expansive view of gender in Jewish learning and practice. Teens in our programs Rosh Hodesh: It's a Girl Thing! and Shevet Achim: The Brotherhood apply a gender lens and Jewish values to the challenges of their everyday lives.

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Financial

four stars

96.70

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth 20.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
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) 89.13 three stars
BBYO (DC) 86.77 three stars
Jewish Community Relations Council (MA) 93.06 four stars
Hebrew Free Burial Association (NY) 91.29 four stars
Gateways (NY) 85.43 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,261,506
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,261,506
   Program Service Revenue $114,028
Total Primary Revenue $3,375,534
   Other Revenue $10,209
TOTAL REVENUE $3,385,743
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,357,679
   Administrative Expenses $239,333
   Fundraising Expenses $248,362
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,845,374
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $540,369
   
Net Assets $2,007,408

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
$164,792 5.79% Deborah Meyer Founder & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Moving Traditions (PA) 89.13 three stars
Hebrew Free Burial Association (NY) 91.29 four stars
Jewish Community Relations Council (MA) 93.06 four stars
BBYO (DC) 86.77 three stars
Gateways (NY) 85.43 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
Chief Executive Officer

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