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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Jewish Tuition Organization

Ensuring no child is denied a Jewish day school education because of the cost

three stars

86.17

12701 North Scottsdale Rd. Suite 100M
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
tel: (480) 634-4926   Web Site
EIN: 86-0970081

Board Leadership
Fred Wabnik
President

CEO
Linda Zell
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.17 three stars
  Financial 83.84 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Tuition Organization (JTO) was established in 1999 with the goal of ensuring no child is denied a Jewish day school education because of the cost. Since then, JTO has been privileged to make a difference in the lives of students in the Phoenix area by awarding over 4,000 need-based scholarships to students at seven partner schools. As a student tuition organization (STO), the JTO is able to raise funds for these scholarships through the dollar-for-dollar Arizona Private School Tax Credit. Thanks to the generous support of partners like you, JTO distributes an average of 400 scholarships per year worth over a combined $2 million.

The Jewish Tuition Organization (JTO) was established in 1999 with the goal of ensuring no child is denied a Jewish day school education because of the cost. Since then, JTO has been privileged to make a difference in the lives of students in the Phoenix area by awarding over 4,000 need-based scholarships to students at seven partner schools. As a student tuition organization (STO), the JTO is able to raise funds for these scholarships through the dollar-for-dollar Arizona Private School Tax Credit. Thanks to the generous support of partners like you, JTO distributes an average of 400 scholarships per year worth over a combined $2 million.

Financial

three stars

83.84

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
95.2%
  Administrative Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 91.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Tuition Organization on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Tuition Organization on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Tuition Organization (AZ) 86.17 three stars
SHRM Foundation (VA) 92.17 four stars
ACCESS College Foundation (VA) 93.57 four stars
Jackie Robinson Foundation (NY) 86.86 three stars
Inner-City Scholarship Fund (NY) 87.68 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,947,960
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,947,960
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,947,960
   Other Revenue $8,203
TOTAL REVENUE $3,956,163
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,504,332
   Administrative Expenses $58,088
   Fundraising Expenses $147,777
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,710,197
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $245,966
   
Net Assets $304,807

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
Scholarship and Tuition Grants $3,504,332 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 86.17 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 86.84 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 83.85 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.44 four stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 89.10 three stars
2012-06 04/01/2014 75.34 two 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 86-0970081
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH TUITION ORGANIZATION
NTEE Code B82
NTEE Classification Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational 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 July, 2002
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$93,221 2.51% Linda Zell Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Tuition Organization (AZ) 86.17 three stars
Southern Scholarship Foundation (FL) 92.18 four stars
SHRM Foundation (VA) 92.17 four stars
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, North America (NY) 90.17 four stars
Children's Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (PA) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Tuition Organization
12701 North Scottsdale Rd.
Suite 100M
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
tel: (480) 634-4926
fax: (480) 629-5147
EIN: 86-0970081

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Board Leadership

Fred Wabnik
President

CEO

Linda Zell
Executive Director

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