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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Jewish Family Service of Colorado

Strengthening the community by providing vital services to people in need

three stars

89.93

3201 South Tamarac Drive Denver, CO 80231
tel: (303) 597-5000   Web Site
EIN: 84-0402701

Board Leadership
Charlie Gwirtsman
Chair

CEO
Shepard Nevel
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.93 three stars
  Financial 87.61 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Jewish Family Service (JFS) is to enhance well-being to those in need throughout the greater Denver community by delivering services based on Jewish values.
JFS strives to fulfill one of the most important of these values: that of Tikkun Olam, the obligation to make the world a better place.
JFS is a 146-year-old human services organization with a strong reputation for quality, high-impact services that each year benefit more than 22,000 people of all faiths, races, ages, incomes, and abilities. JFS works to reduce hunger and prevent homelessness, provides quality mental health services to children and families, offers job training and placement for people with significant barriers to employment, and provides support to help older adults maintain a high quality of life.

The mission of Jewish Family Service (JFS) is to enhance well-being to those in need throughout the greater Denver community by delivering services based on Jewish values.
JFS strives to fulfill one of the most important of these values: that of Tikkun Olam, the obligation to make the world a better place.
JFS is a 146-year-old human services organization with a strong reputation for quality, high-impact services that each year benefit more than 22,000 people of all faiths, races, ages, incomes, and abilities. JFS works to reduce hunger and prevent homelessness, provides quality mental health services to children and families, offers job training and placement for people with significant barriers to employment, and provides support to help older adults maintain a high quality of life.

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Financial

three stars

87.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
81.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.16
  Program Expenses Growth 6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Service of Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Service of Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Service of Colorado (CO) 89.93 three stars
Alpha House of Tampa (FL) 91.03 four stars
Jewish Family Service of North Jersey (NJ) 87.98 three stars
St. Ann's Center for Children, Youth and Families (MD) 90.28 four stars
Chai Lifeline (NY) 86.18 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,335,535
   Federated Campaigns $60,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,128,637
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,634,130
Total Contributions $9,158,302
   Program Service Revenue $2,218,824
Total Primary Revenue $11,377,126
   Other Revenue $-363,173
TOTAL REVENUE $11,013,953
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,454,809
   Administrative Expenses $1,060,270
   Fundraising Expenses $1,293,721
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,808,800
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-794,847
   
Net Assets $17,081,040

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
Disability & Employment Services $2,690,909 28.5%
Senior Solutions $2,637,135 27.9%
The Family Safety Net $1,694,049 17.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 89.93 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 93.79 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.88 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 88.12 three stars
2012-06 04/01/2014 86.58 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 84-0402701
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OF COLORADO INC
NTEE Code P40
NTEE Classification Family Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
(905) Testing products for public safety
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 January, 1956
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$279,447 2.36% Yana Vishnitsky Pres/CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Service of Colorado (CO) 89.93 three stars
Oasis - A Haven for Women and Children (NJ) 94.53 four stars
Emergency Family Assistance Association (CO) 87.25 three stars
Families Forward (CA) 99.82 four stars
North Fulton Community Charities (GA) 92.80 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Family Service of Colorado
3201 South Tamarac Drive
Denver, CO 80231
tel: (303) 597-5000
fax: (303) 597-7700
EIN: 84-0402701

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Board Leadership

Charlie Gwirtsman
Chair

CEO

Shepard Nevel
President, CEO

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