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Jewish Family Service of Metrowest

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four stars

100.00

475 Franklin Street Suite 101
Framingham, MA 01702
tel: (508) 875-3100   Web Site
EIN: 04-2730898

Board Leadership
David Milowe
President

CEO
Marc Jacobs
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1979, Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) provides vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need. Guided by the Jewish tradition of social responsibility and compassion, we are dedicated to: supporting people of all ages and backgrounds, treating people with dignity and compassion, helping people achieve and sustain healthy lives and independence, providing culturally relevant services and collaborating with community partners to broaden our impacts.

Founded in 1979, Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) provides vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need. Guided by the Jewish tradition of social responsibility and compassion, we are dedicated to: supporting people of all ages and backgrounds, treating people with dignity and compassion, helping people achieve and sustain healthy lives and independence, providing culturally relevant services and collaborating with community partners to broaden our impacts.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of students receiving homework help
174
Number of older adults being supported to live at home through home care, assistive technology, and/or personal support plans
2,767
Number of meals served or provided
3,000
Number of households demonstrating economic improvement.
360
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
  Program Expenses Growth 10.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Service of Metrowest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Service of Metrowest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (MA) 100.00 four stars
Metropolitan Family Services (IL) 92.61 four stars
Relief Nursery, Inc. (OR) 95.04 four stars
Providence Place (TX) 88.48 three stars
Martha's Table (DC) 92.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,753,530
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $67,966
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,821,496
   Program Service Revenue $914,464
Total Primary Revenue $2,735,960
   Other Revenue $395,557
TOTAL REVENUE $3,131,517
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,728,597
   Administrative Expenses $224,660
   Fundraising Expenses $175,506
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,128,763
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,754
   
Net Assets $4,563,640

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
Homecare and Elder Services $1,099,925 40.3%
Immigrant and Youth Services $752,435 27.6%
Jewish Family Assistance $541,054 19.8%

Ratings History
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 09/03/2019 100.00 four stars
2018-09 08/01/2019 97.17 four stars
2017-09 05/01/2018 100.00 four stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 98.65 four stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 96.74 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 95.97 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 03/01/2016 90.94 four stars
2014-09 12/22/2015 88.06 three stars
2013-09 03/01/2015 90.06 four 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 04-2730898
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OF METROWEST INC
NTEE Code P31
NTEE Classification Adoption
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (166) Mental health care
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 February, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$272,309 8.70% Marc Jacobs Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (MA) 100.00 four stars
Emergency Family Assistance Association (CO) 92.44 four stars
St. Ann's Center for Children, Youth and Families (MD) 90.31 four stars
Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City (KS) 94.40 four stars
Christian Family Care (AZ) 94.56 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Family Service of Metrowest
475 Franklin Street
Suite 101
Framingham, MA 01702
tel: (508) 875-3100
fax: (508) 875-4373
EIN: 04-2730898

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Board Leadership

David Milowe
President

CEO

Marc Jacobs
Chief Executive Officer

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