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Jewish Womens Archive

Sharing stories. Inspiring lives.

two stars

79.69

One Harvard Street Brookline, MA 02445
tel: (617) 232-2258   Web Site
EIN: 04-3293188

Board Leadership
Rabbi Carole Balin
Chair

CEO
Judith Rosenbaum
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.69 two stars
  Financial 73.47 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1995, the Jewish Women's Archive (JWA) is a national non-profit devoted to making known the stories, struggles, and achievements of Jewish women in North America and beyond. JWA's mission is to document Jewish women's stories, elevate their voices, and inspire them to be agents of change. JWA is committed to enriching the way we understand the past and ensuring a more inclusive future. At JWA you'll find the world's largest repository of material about and voices of Jewish women, both celebrated and unheralded.

Founded in 1995, the Jewish Women's Archive (JWA) is a national non-profit devoted to making known the stories, struggles, and achievements of Jewish women in North America and beyond. JWA's mission is to document Jewish women's stories, elevate their voices, and inspire them to be agents of change. JWA is committed to enriching the way we understand the past and ensuring a more inclusive future. At JWA you'll find the world's largest repository of material about and voices of Jewish women, both celebrated and unheralded.

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Financial

two stars

73.47

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
66.7%
  Administrative Expenses 18.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.96
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Womens Archive on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Womens Archive on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Womens Archive (MA) 79.69 two stars
Maryland Historical Society (MD) 86.03 three stars
California Historical Society (CA) 88.01 three stars
Brooklyn Historical Society (NY) 90.15 four stars
Senator John Heinz History Center- Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania (PA) 91.04 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $950,549
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $950,549
   Program Service Revenue $16,509
Total Primary Revenue $967,058
   Other Revenue $138,506
TOTAL REVENUE $1,105,564
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $848,685
   Administrative Expenses $261,059
   Fundraising Expenses $182,848
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,292,592
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-187,028
   
Net Assets $5,893,883

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
2019-06 04/01/2020 79.69 two stars
2018-06 05/01/2019 81.26 three stars
2017-06 04/01/2018 78.84 two stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 75.49 two stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 80.04 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 03/01/2016 78.20 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 04-3293188
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH WOMENS ARCHIVE INC
NTEE Code A99
NTEE Classification Arts, Culture, and Humanities N.E.C.
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(62) Historical site, records or reenactment
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 April, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$132,523 10.25% Judith Rosenbaum Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Womens Archive (MA) 79.69 two stars
Brooklyn Historical Society (NY) 90.15 four stars
Society of the Cincinnati (DC) 88.37 three stars
California Historical Society (CA) 88.01 three stars
Humanities Texas (TX) 89.24 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Womens Archive
One Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02445
tel: (617) 232-2258
fax: (617) 608-5945
EIN: 04-3293188

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Board Leadership

Rabbi Carole Balin
Chair

CEO

Judith Rosenbaum
Chief Executive Officer

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