Disable all preview features
There was a problem enabling Giving Basket donations for this page. If you're looking to donate you can try refreshing the page.
If the problem perisists you can contact us or email: helpandsupport@charitynavigator.org.
You can include the Cart ID: Not assigned

Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of Greater Portland

The strength of a people. The power of a community.

91.53

9900 SW Greenburg Road Suite 220
Tigard, OR 97223
tel: (503) 245-6219   Web Site
EIN: 93-0386825

Board Leadership
Lauren Goldstein
Board Chair

CEO
Marc N. Blattner
President & CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.53
  Financial 88.72
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Portland is the support system for your Jewish journey. Since 1920, the Jewish Federation has helped nourish your Jewish life, enrich our community, and keep Jewish culture strong in Portland and around the world. We are your direct route to tried and true services that make the most effective and meaningful impact.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Portland is the support system for your Jewish journey. Since 1920, the Jewish Federation has helped nourish your Jewish life, enrich our community, and keep Jewish culture strong in Portland and around the world. We are your direct route to tried and true services that make the most effective and meaningful impact.

Financial

88.72

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.11
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Portland on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Portland on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Portland (OR) 91.53
Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines (IA) 92.19
Good People Fund (NJ) 93.98
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 96.64
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle (WA) 91.04

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,252,889
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $684,837
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,937,726
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,937,726
   Other Revenue $53,385
TOTAL REVENUE $3,991,111
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,777,676
   Administrative Expenses $367,201
   Fundraising Expenses $283,764
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,428,641
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-437,530
   
Net Assets $4,688,336

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
Grants and Allocations $2,829,953 74.9%
Community Relations and Community Planning $515,747 13.7%
Community Engagement $272,174 7.2%

Ratings History
Jewish Federation of Greater Portland has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 12/01/2021 91.53
2019-06 12/01/2020 90.32
2018-06 10/01/2019 93.28
2017-06 06/01/2019 93.35
2017-06 12/01/2018 90.17
2016-06 10/01/2017 88.89
2015-06 08/01/2016 91.12
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.25
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 81.24
2013-06 11/01/2014 81.96

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 93-0386825
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER PORTLAND
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(927) Fundraising
(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 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 October, 1956
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$270,304 6.10% Marc N. Blattner President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Portland (OR) 91.53
Greater Miami Jewish Federation (FL) 93.70
Jewish Federation of Central New York (NY) 90.00
Jewish Federation of San Antonio (TX) 86.49
Jewish Federation of Greater Naples (FL) 91.09

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Greater Portland
9900 SW Greenburg Road
Suite 220
Tigard, OR 97223
tel: (503) 245-6219
EIN: 93-0386825

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Lauren Goldstein
Board Chair

CEO

Marc N. Blattner
President & CEO

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.