Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Jewish Tuition Organization

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

three stars

85.34

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 85.34 three stars
  Financial 82.44 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

three stars

82.44

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
94.8%
  Administrative Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.09
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 91.1%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,243,993
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,243,993
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,243,993
   Other Revenue $27,053
TOTAL REVENUE $4,271,046
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,981,344
   Administrative Expenses $62,118
   Fundraising Expenses $159,395
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,202,857
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $68,189
   
Net Assets $369,111

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,140 2.45% Linda Zell Executive Director

Mission

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.

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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