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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

JAFCO

...because every child deserves a safe and loving home.

four stars

94.15

4200 North University Drive Sunrise, FL 33351
tel: (866) 523-2654   Web Site
EIN: 20-0898587

Board Leadership
Maurice D. Plough Jr.
President

CEO
Sarah Franco
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.15 four stars
  Financial 92.77 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

JAFCO (Jewish Adoption & Foster Care Options) was established in 1992 to provide services to abused and neglected children in South Florida. Our mission is to care for abused, neglected and special needs children in the Jewish community, and to work in partnership with families and the entire child welfare community. JAFCO currently provides an entire continuum of programs and services for at-risk children and their families including: Children's Emergency Shelter, Group Home Program, Foster Care and Adoption, Family Preservation Program, Multi Systemic Therapy In-Home Program, Senior Caregiver Program, Independent Living Program, Forever Friends Mentoring Program, Special Needs Program.

JAFCO (Jewish Adoption & Foster Care Options) was established in 1992 to provide services to abused and neglected children in South Florida. Our mission is to care for abused, neglected and special needs children in the Jewish community, and to work in partnership with families and the entire child welfare community. JAFCO currently provides an entire continuum of programs and services for at-risk children and their families including: Children's Emergency Shelter, Group Home Program, Foster Care and Adoption, Family Preservation Program, Multi Systemic Therapy In-Home Program, Senior Caregiver Program, Independent Living Program, Forever Friends Mentoring Program, Special Needs Program.

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Financial

four stars

92.77

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.28
  Program Expenses Growth 16.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by JAFCO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by JAFCO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
JAFCO (FL) 94.15 four stars
Wears Valley Ranch (TN) 95.87 four stars
Today's Harbor for Children (TX) 85.10 three stars
Covenant House Alaska (AK) 89.86 three stars
Covenant House California (CA) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,110,901
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,403,626
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,794,813
Total Contributions $14,309,340
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,309,340
   Other Revenue $51,353
TOTAL REVENUE $14,360,693
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,521,297
   Administrative Expenses $966,832
   Fundraising Expenses $1,260,409
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,748,538
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,612,155
   
Net Assets $35,974,482

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
JAFCO has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 94.15 four stars
2016-12 09/03/2019 94.56 four stars
2016-12 09/03/2019 94.56 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 91.47 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 91.44 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 91.24 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 90.46 four 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 20-0898587
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH ADOPTION AND FOSTER CARE OPTIONS INC
NTEE Code P70
NTEE Classification Residential, Custodial Care
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 August, 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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$192,938 1.79% Sarah Franco Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
JAFCO (FL) 94.15 four stars
Straight Ahead Ministries (MA) 89.32 three stars
Eagle Ranch (GA) 94.41 four stars
Wichita Children's Home (KS) 92.22 four stars
Bridge Over Troubled Waters (MA) 87.85 three stars

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • JAFCO
  • JAFCO Ability Center, Inc. (45-4903635)
  • Jafco Jewish Adoption and Family Care Options Inc. (46-4021099)
  • JAFCO Children's Foundation, Inc. (65-0334267)

Charity Contact Info

JAFCO
4200 North University Drive
Sunrise, FL 33351
tel: (866) 523-2654
fax: (954) 749-7231
EIN: 20-0898587

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Board Leadership

Maurice D. Plough Jr.
President

CEO

Sarah Franco
Executive Director

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