Community Development : Jewish Federations

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

Caring for those in need and nurturing and sustaining the Jewish community

three stars

85.60

196 South Street Pittsfield, MA 01201
tel: (413) 442-4360   Web Site
EIN: 04-2131409

Board Leadership
Judy Usow
President

CEO
Dara Kaufman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.60 three stars
  Financial 82.87 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1954 and guided by our Jewish values, the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires brings together the Berkshire Jewish community to leverage its resources to care for Jews in need here and abroad, assure the continuity of the Jewish people, support a secure State of Israel, and mobilize on issues of concern to the local Berkshire community.

Founded in 1954 and guided by our Jewish values, the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires brings together the Berkshire Jewish community to leverage its resources to care for Jews in need here and abroad, assure the continuity of the Jewish people, support a secure State of Israel, and mobilize on issues of concern to the local Berkshire community.

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Financial

three stars

82.87

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
70.1%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.74
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of the Berkshires on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of the Berkshires on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $998,593
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $998,593
   Program Service Revenue $79,277
Total Primary Revenue $1,077,870
   Other Revenue $136,110
TOTAL REVENUE $1,213,980
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $737,024
   Administrative Expenses $142,890
   Fundraising Expenses $171,903
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,051,817
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $162,163
   
Net Assets $2,872,318

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$101,139 9.61% Dara Kaufman Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1954 and guided by our Jewish values, the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires brings together the Berkshire Jewish community to leverage its resources to care for Jews in need here and abroad, assure the continuity of the Jewish people, support a secure State of Israel, and mobilize on issues of concern to the local Berkshire community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires (MA) 85.60 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 96.52 four stars
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York (NY) 87.98 three stars
Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (CA) 95.38 four stars
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires
196 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
tel: (413) 442-4360
fax: (413) 443-6070
EIN: 04-2131409

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Board Leadership

Judy Usow
President

CEO

Dara Kaufman
Executive Director