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National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section

A Faith in the Future. A Belief in Action.

three stars

89.34

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

Board Leadership
Shari Harrison
President

CEO
Cathy Silverman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.34 three stars
  Financial 86.66 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

three stars

86.66

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.71
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section (NJ) 89.34 three stars
Martha's Table (DC) 92.74 four stars
The Women's Home (TX) 91.52 four stars
Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County (NJ) 89.39 three stars
CEDARS (NE) 95.72 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $676,938
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $50,688
   Fundraising Events $78,185
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $143,055
Total Contributions $948,866
   Program Service Revenue $58,398
Total Primary Revenue $1,007,264
   Other Revenue $250,044
TOTAL REVENUE $1,257,308
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,066,244
   Administrative Expenses $84,712
   Fundraising Expenses $135,221
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,286,177
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-28,869
   
Net Assets $4,401,074

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
Other $711,313 66.7%
Center for Women $222,886 20.9%
Back 2 School Store $126,636 11.9%
Volunteer Outreach $5,409 0.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$126,233 9.81% Cathy Silverman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section (NJ) 89.34 three stars
Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service (NY) 86.04 three stars
New Moms (IL) 92.24 four stars
The Centers for Families and Children (OH) 85.10 three stars
Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (CA) 89.23 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

Shari Harrison
President

CEO

Cathy Silverman
Executive Director

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