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Jewish Family Service of Metrowest

Standing up for those left behind.

four stars

96.74

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

Board Leadership
Louis Kates
President

CEO
Marc Jacobs
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.74 four stars
  Financial 95.39 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

95.39

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
85.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.67
  Program Expenses Growth 4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.6%
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) 96.74 four stars
Classic Wines Auction (OR) 90.10 four stars
Wellspring Family Services (WA) 88.21 three stars
Harlem Children's Zone (NY) 91.24 four stars
Caridad Center (FL) 90.87 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,681,129
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $414,146
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,095,275
   Program Service Revenue $681,420
Total Primary Revenue $2,776,695
   Other Revenue $17,421
TOTAL REVENUE $2,794,116
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,013,392
   Administrative Expenses $175,375
   Fundraising Expenses $158,629
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,347,396
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $446,720
   
Net Assets $3,695,433

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
Homemaker Services $621,823 30.9%
Elder Care Services $461,798 22.9%
Adoption Services $198,906 9.9%

Ratings History
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$238,516 10.16% Marc Jacobs Chief Executive Officer

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (MA) 96.74 four stars
Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans (LA) 92.30 four stars
Hope House of Colorado (CO) 91.93 four stars
Horizons for Homeless Children (MA) 87.41 three stars
The Parenting Center (TX) 93.72 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

Louis Kates
President

CEO

Marc Jacobs
Chief Executive Officer

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