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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.

85.86

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 85.86
  Financial 81.27
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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

81.27

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.48
  Program Expenses Growth -1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
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) 85.86
Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City (KS) 94.54
House of Ruth, Washington, D.C. (DC) 89.02
Project Self-Sufficiency of Loveland-Fort Collins (CO) 91.22
Chai Lifeline (NY) 86.97

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $881,761
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $42,746
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $150,000
Total Contributions $1,074,507
   Program Service Revenue $23,841
Total Primary Revenue $1,098,348
   Other Revenue $207,499
TOTAL REVENUE $1,305,847
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $997,313
   Administrative Expenses $114,169
   Fundraising Expenses $134,012
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,245,494
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $60,353
   
Net Assets $4,271,286

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 $433,795 43.5%
Back 2 School Store $137,072 13.7%
Volunteer Outreach $8,482 0.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 11/01/2021 85.86
2019-06 09/01/2020 90.93
2018-06 07/01/2019 89.34
2017-06 07/01/2018 90.06
2016-06 08/01/2017 91.98
2015-06 07/01/2016 94.24
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.97
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.93
2014-06 09/01/2015 89.94
2013-06 04/01/2014 91.64

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
$68,497 5.49% Caitlin Higgins Joy Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section (NJ) 85.86
Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando (FL) 87.77
Port Chester Carver Center (NY) 94.16
Dawning Family Services (FL) 96.18
Shepherd's Gate (CA) 90.65

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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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