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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section

A Faith in the Future. A Belief in Action.

four stars

90.93

70 South Orange Avenue Suite 120
Livingston, NJ 07039
tel: (973) 740-0588   Web Site
EIN: 22-1687993

Board Leadership
Penina Barr
President

CEO
Caitlin Higgins Joy
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.93 four stars
  Financial 89.26 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. Founded in 1912, the Essex Section comprises a collaborative team including a 15-person executive committee, a 60-person section board, 12 staff members, dozens of committee chairs, and hundreds of active volunteers. Our offices are located in Livingston, New Jersey. Our work falls under three broad umbrellas: Community Services for women and children from all over Essex County, New Jersey, as well as the surrounding counties of Union and Morris, and other parts of the state; Events and Programs for our members and for the community at large, and Advocacy, locally and nationally, on behalf of issues that affect women, children, and families.

The National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. Founded in 1912, the Essex Section comprises a collaborative team including a 15-person executive committee, a 60-person section board, 12 staff members, dozens of committee chairs, and hundreds of active volunteers. Our offices are located in Livingston, New Jersey. Our work falls under three broad umbrellas: Community Services for women and children from all over Essex County, New Jersey, as well as the surrounding counties of Union and Morris, and other parts of the state; Events and Programs for our members and for the community at large, and Advocacy, locally and nationally, on behalf of issues that affect women, children, and families.

Financial

three stars

89.26

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.53
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section (NJ) 90.93 four stars
Sheridan House Family Ministries (FL) 97.10 four stars
LISTEN Community Services (NH) 94.69 four stars
Children's Aid (NY) 86.22 three stars
Jewish Family & Children's Service of St. Louis (MO) 94.20 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $695,993
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $39,752
   Fundraising Events $219,052
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $159,678
Total Contributions $1,114,475
   Program Service Revenue $53,255
Total Primary Revenue $1,167,730
   Other Revenue $142,939
TOTAL REVENUE $1,310,669
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,157,061
   Administrative Expenses $112,051
   Fundraising Expenses $185,565
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,454,677
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-144,008
   
Net Assets $4,305,729

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
Center for Women $224,501 19.4%
Back 2 School Store $164,714 14.2%
Volunteer Outreach $6,352 0.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 09/01/2020 90.93 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 89.34 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 90.06 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 91.98 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 94.24 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.97 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.93 four stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 89.94 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2014 91.64 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 22-1687993
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN INCORPORATED
NTEE Code S81
NTEE Classification Women's Service Clubs
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(29) Other religious 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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN INCORPORATED
Ruling Date October, 1980
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Caitlin Higgins Joy Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$130,674 8.98% Cathy Silverman Former Executive Director
$64,588 4.44% Sue Wasserman Acting Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section (NJ) 90.93 four stars
La Leche League International (NC) 88.70 three stars
Metropolitan Family Services (IL) 94.63 four stars
Caridad Center (FL) 90.75 four stars
Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (CA) 86.11 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section
70 South Orange Avenue
Suite 120
Livingston, NJ 07039
tel: (973) 740-0588
fax: (973) 740-0955
EIN: 22-1687993

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Board Leadership

Penina Barr
President

CEO

Caitlin Higgins Joy
Executive Director

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