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Jewish Community Relations Council

Defining and advancing the values, interests and priorities of the organized Jewish community of Greater Boston in the public square.

four stars

93.06

126 High Street Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 457-8600   Web Site
EIN: 04-2104347

Board Leadership
Stacey Bloom
President

CEO
Jeremy Burton
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.06 four stars
  Financial 90.66 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1944, The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) works to define and advance the values, interests and priorities of the organized Jewish community of Greater Boston in the public square. To achieve our shared values effectively, JCRC and the Greater Boston Jewish community work toward a strong infrastructure of community relations, articulated through building our community's connection and commitment to civil society, developing the next generation of Jewish leaders, weaving a strong network of Jewish organizations, and investing in deep ties with actors in the public square.

Founded in 1944, The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) works to define and advance the values, interests and priorities of the organized Jewish community of Greater Boston in the public square. To achieve our shared values effectively, JCRC and the Greater Boston Jewish community work toward a strong infrastructure of community relations, articulated through building our community's connection and commitment to civil society, developing the next generation of Jewish leaders, weaving a strong network of Jewish organizations, and investing in deep ties with actors in the public square.

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Financial

four stars

90.66

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Community Relations Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Community Relations Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Community Relations Council (MA) 93.06 four stars
Moving Traditions (PA) 91.87 four stars
Hebrew Free Burial Association (NY) 96.17 four stars
Gateways (NY) 85.43 three stars
BBYO (DC) 86.77 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,535,435
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,535,435
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,535,435
   Other Revenue $6,346
TOTAL REVENUE $2,541,781
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,227,263
   Administrative Expenses $215,646
   Fundraising Expenses $218,745
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,661,654
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-119,873
   
Net Assets $932,269

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 12/21/2018 93.06 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 87.61 three stars
2015-09 11/01/2017 88.96 three stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 84.69 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 79.82 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 76.15 two stars
2013-09 03/01/2015 74.97 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 04-2104347
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH COMMUNITY RELATIONS COUNCIL OF GREATER BOSTON
NTEE Code Q70
NTEE Classification International Human Rights
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (431) Elimination of prejudice and discrimination (race, religion, sex, national origin, etc)
(430) Defense of human and civil rights
(449) Other civil rights 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 June, 1951
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$193,002 7.25% Jeremy Burton Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Community Relations Council (MA) 93.06 four stars
Gateways (NY) 85.43 three stars
BBYO (DC) 86.77 three stars
Moving Traditions (PA) 91.87 four stars
Hebrew Free Burial Association (NY) 96.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Community Relations Council
126 High Street
Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 457-8600
fax: (617) 988-6255
EIN: 04-2104347

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Board Leadership

Stacey Bloom
President

CEO

Jeremy Burton
Executive Director

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