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Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County

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four stars

92.74

2245 South State Street Suite 200
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
tel: (734) 769-0209   Web Site
EIN: 41-2147486

Board Leadership
Susan Fisher
President

CEO
Anya Abramzon
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.74 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County is a private non-profit social services agency serving the greater Ann Arbor community since 1993. Originally established by the Jewish Federation of Washtenaw County to assist the growing number of refugee families in Ann Arbor from the former Soviet Republics, JFS has since grown into an organization providing programs and services ranging from older adult caregiving to immigrant resettlement and career services. As an agency in Washtenaw County that serves a diverse, international population, the mission of Jewish Family Services is to create solutions, promote dignity and inspire humanity.

Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County is a private non-profit social services agency serving the greater Ann Arbor community since 1993. Originally established by the Jewish Federation of Washtenaw County to assist the growing number of refugee families in Ann Arbor from the former Soviet Republics, JFS has since grown into an organization providing programs and services ranging from older adult caregiving to immigrant resettlement and career services. As an agency in Washtenaw County that serves a diverse, international population, the mission of Jewish Family Services is to create solutions, promote dignity and inspire humanity.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
88.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.45
  Program Expenses Growth 20.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County (MI) 92.74 four stars
Julie's Family Learning Program (MA) 85.86 three stars
Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (CA) 88.14 three stars
Hour Children (NY) 97.99 four stars
Joyful Heart Foundation (NY) 90.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,015,941
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,591,799
Total Contributions $2,607,740
   Program Service Revenue $161,396
Total Primary Revenue $2,769,136
   Other Revenue $49,973
TOTAL REVENUE $2,819,109
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,185,590
   Administrative Expenses $130,523
   Fundraising Expenses $129,140
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,445,253
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $373,856
   
Net Assets $983,686

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 92.74 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 92.74 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.91 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 94.36 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.76 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 89.74 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 91.74 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 41-2147486
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES OF WASHTENAW COUNTY INC
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
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 September, 2005
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$112,273 4.59% Anya Abramzon Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County (MI) 92.74 four stars
Goodman Jewish Family Service of Broward County (FL) 89.86 three stars
Center for Children and Families (OK) 92.65 four stars
Children's Aid (NY) 86.93 three stars
Edgewood Children's Ranch (FL) 93.28 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County
2245 South State Street
Suite 200
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
tel: (734) 769-0209
fax: (734) 769-0224
EIN: 41-2147486

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Board Leadership

Susan Fisher
President

CEO

Anya Abramzon
Executive Director

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