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Community Development : Jewish Federations

Jewish Community Federation of Greater Chattanooga

Building and fostering a strong unified Jewish community

three stars

89.02

5461 North Terrace Road Chattanooga, TN 37411
tel: (423) 493-0270   Web Site
EIN: 62-0475677

Board Leadership
Austin Center
Board Chair

CEO
Michael Dzik
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.02 three stars
  Financial 89.06 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation of Chattanooga is one of 157 Federations under the umbrella of Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA). We are the central organization of the Chattanooga Jewish community, rooted in centuries of tradition and adapted to the patterns and practicalities of our American society. Our Annual Campaign allows us to provide extensive social services, to bring the community together for social, cultural, and educational programs, to operate a Jewish preschool, and to inform the community through a monthly newspaper. The Federation promotes cooperation among Jewish organizations to reduce and avoid duplication of services among agencies. We also represent the Jewish community in matters pertaining to religious freedom, and anti-Semitism.

The Jewish Federation of Chattanooga is one of 157 Federations under the umbrella of Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA). We are the central organization of the Chattanooga Jewish community, rooted in centuries of tradition and adapted to the patterns and practicalities of our American society. Our Annual Campaign allows us to provide extensive social services, to bring the community together for social, cultural, and educational programs, to operate a Jewish preschool, and to inform the community through a monthly newspaper. The Federation promotes cooperation among Jewish organizations to reduce and avoid duplication of services among agencies. We also represent the Jewish community in matters pertaining to religious freedom, and anti-Semitism.

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Financial

three stars

89.06

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.82
  Program Expenses Growth -1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Community Federation of Greater Chattanooga on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Community Federation of Greater Chattanooga on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 89.02 three stars
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles (CA) 86.23 three stars
UJA-Federation of New York (NY) 89.99 three stars
Jewish Federation of San Diego County (CA) 89.55 three stars
Savannah Jewish Federation (GA) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,093,699
   Federated Campaigns $19,210
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,112,909
   Program Service Revenue $305,654
Total Primary Revenue $1,418,563
   Other Revenue $158,450
TOTAL REVENUE $1,577,013
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,179,787
   Administrative Expenses $228,636
   Fundraising Expenses $118,583
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,527,006
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $50,007
   
Net Assets $7,437,490

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
Preschool Assistance $237,878 20.2%
Social Service Assist. for Needy Families/Seniors $208,465 17.7%
Family Programs $188,238 16.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 89.02 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 90.85 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 88.67 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 87.96 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.31 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 87.14 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 88.96 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 89.99 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 62-0475677
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH COMMUNITY FEDERATION OF GREATER CHATTANOOGA
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(59) Other school related 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 December, 1942
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
$94,034 6.15% Michael S. Dzik Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 89.02 three stars
Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona (AZ) 90.21 four stars
The Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary (NC) 85.77 three 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 Community Federation of Greater Chattanooga
5461 North Terrace Road
Chattanooga, TN 37411
tel: (423) 493-0270
fax: (423) 493-9997
EIN: 62-0475677

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 8947
Chattanooga, TN 37414

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Board Leadership

Austin Center
Board Chair

CEO

Michael Dzik
Executive Director

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