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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of Central New York

To ensure that the vision of Jewish identity and continuity is realized.

three stars

83.76

5655 Thompson Road Dewitt, NY 13214
tel: (315) 445-0161   Web Site
EIN: 15-0543614

Board Leadership
Ellen Weinstein
Chair

CEO
Michael Balanoff
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.76 three stars
  Financial 87.12 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation of CNY is a 501 (C) 3 not-for-profit corporation established to serve the interests and well being of the Central New York Jewish community by ensuring that the vision of Jewish identity and continuity is realized. The Federation implements this purpose by, maintaining links with and supporting the national Jewish community of the USA, Israel and every part of the world, building a thriving Jewish community and enriching the educational, cultural and social life of the Jewish community, raising funds for the support of overseas, national and local Jewish philanthropic agencies, providing for central planning, coordination, administration and leadership development for local Jewish communal services, safeguarding and defending the civic, economic and religious rights of the Jewish people, representing the Jewish community in inter-religious and inter-group activities, and ascertaining the will of the Jewish community on matters affecting the total community and acting as its spokesperson in such matters.

The Jewish Federation of CNY is a 501 (C) 3 not-for-profit corporation established to serve the interests and well being of the Central New York Jewish community by ensuring that the vision of Jewish identity and continuity is realized. The Federation implements this purpose by, maintaining links with and supporting the national Jewish community of the USA, Israel and every part of the world, building a thriving Jewish community and enriching the educational, cultural and social life of the Jewish community, raising funds for the support of overseas, national and local Jewish philanthropic agencies, providing for central planning, coordination, administration and leadership development for local Jewish communal services, safeguarding and defending the civic, economic and religious rights of the Jewish people, representing the Jewish community in inter-religious and inter-group activities, and ascertaining the will of the Jewish community on matters affecting the total community and acting as its spokesperson in such matters.

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Financial

three stars

87.12

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.50
  Program Expenses Growth 1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Central New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Central New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Central New York (NY) 83.76 three stars
Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts (MA) 86.13 three stars
Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island (RI) 91.63 four stars
Jewish Nevada (NV) 92.38 four stars
Combined Jewish Philanthropies (MA) 94.99 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $46,958
   Federated Campaigns $1,272,910
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,319,868
   Program Service Revenue $7,438
Total Primary Revenue $1,327,306
   Other Revenue $25,076
TOTAL REVENUE $1,352,382
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,075,558
   Administrative Expenses $77,723
   Fundraising Expenses $150,096
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,303,377
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $49,005
   
Net Assets $2,053,752

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
Grants $798,320 74.2%
Jewish Observer $71,768 6.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 83.76 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 85.35 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 84.00 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 84.74 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 84.44 three 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 15-0543614
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF CENTRAL NEW YORK INC
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
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 June, 1955
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$21,402 1.64% Michael Balanoff President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$77,123 5.91% Linda Alexander Former President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Central New York (NY) 83.76 three stars
Savannah Jewish Federation (GA) 94.04 four stars
Milwaukee Jewish Federation (WI) 96.20 four stars
Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona (AZ) 90.21 four stars
Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (IL) 93.63 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Central New York
5655 Thompson Road
Dewitt, NY 13214
tel: (315) 445-0161
EIN: 15-0543614

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Board Leadership

Ellen Weinstein
Chair

CEO

Michael Balanoff
President & CEO

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