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Jewish Womens Archive

Sharing stories. Inspiring lives.

three stars

81.26

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

Board Leadership
Rachel A. Bendit and Karla Goldman
Co-Chairs

CEO
Judith Rosenbaum
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.26 three stars
  Financial 75.89 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

75.89

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
67.2%
  Administrative Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.07
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
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) 81.26 three stars
Minnesota Historical Society (MN) 89.84 three stars
Maryland Historical Society (MD) 86.03 three stars
Humanities Texas (TX) 85.74 three stars
United States Capitol Historical Society (DC) 90.68 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $846,837
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $846,837
   Program Service Revenue $21,366
Total Primary Revenue $868,203
   Other Revenue $336,673
TOTAL REVENUE $1,204,876
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $874,132
   Administrative Expenses $230,833
   Fundraising Expenses $195,483
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,300,448
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-95,572
   
Net Assets $6,080,911

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
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
$133,767 10.28% Judith Rosenbaum Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Womens Archive (MA) 81.26 three stars
United States Capitol Historical Society (DC) 90.68 four stars
Western Reserve Historical Society (OH) 93.03 four stars
Center for Jewish History (NY) 86.15 three stars
The Explorers Club (NY) 87.66 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

Rachel A. Bendit and Karla Goldman
Co-Chairs

CEO

Judith Rosenbaum
Executive Director

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