Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Good People Fund

Repairing the world-small actions, huge impacts

four stars

94.69

384 Wyoming Avenue Millburn, NJ 07041
tel: (973) 761-0580   Web Site
EIN: 26-1887249

Board Leadership
Larry Paul
Chair

CEO
Naomi Eisenberger
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Good People Fund, inspired by the Jewish concept of tikkun olam (repairing the world), responds to significant problems such as poverty, disability, trauma and social isolation, primarily in the United States and Israel. We provide financial support, guidance and mentoring to charitable activities of modest proportions that are undertaken by Good People acting singly or in small groups. Target endeavors are those that, by their personal scale and often-unusual nature, might otherwise find it difficult to attract sufficient support. We serve as a means for donors to reach many groups and individual needs and act as an instigator of good, inspiring people to do tikkun olam and tzedakah (to do the right thing by giving) responsibly and regularly.

The Good People Fund, inspired by the Jewish concept of tikkun olam (repairing the world), responds to significant problems such as poverty, disability, trauma and social isolation, primarily in the United States and Israel. We provide financial support, guidance and mentoring to charitable activities of modest proportions that are undertaken by Good People acting singly or in small groups. Target endeavors are those that, by their personal scale and often-unusual nature, might otherwise find it difficult to attract sufficient support. We serve as a means for donors to reach many groups and individual needs and act as an instigator of good, inspiring people to do tikkun olam and tzedakah (to do the right thing by giving) responsibly and regularly.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
94.6%
  Administrative Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Good People Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Good People Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,029,833
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,029,833
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,029,833
   Other Revenue $766
TOTAL REVENUE $2,030,599
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,927,551
   Administrative Expenses $37,184
   Fundraising Expenses $60,478
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,025,213
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,386
   
Net Assets $251,689

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$77,910 3.84% Naomi Eisenberger Executive Director

Mission

The Good People Fund, inspired by the Jewish concept of tikkun olam (repairing the world), responds to significant problems such as poverty, disability, trauma and social isolation, primarily in the United States and Israel. We provide financial support, guidance and mentoring to charitable activities of modest proportions that are undertaken by Good People acting singly or in small groups. Target endeavors are those that, by their personal scale and often-unusual nature, might otherwise find it difficult to attract sufficient support. We serve as a means for donors to reach many groups and individual needs and act as an instigator of good, inspiring people to do tikkun olam and tzedakah (to do the right thing by giving) responsibly and regularly.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Good People Fund (NJ) 94.69 four stars
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires (MA) 85.60 three stars
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore (MD) 97.03 four stars
Jewish Community of Louisville (KY) 91.41 four stars
UJA-Federation of New York (NY) 89.99 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Good People Fund
384 Wyoming Avenue
Millburn, NJ 07041
tel: (973) 761-0580
fax: (973) 275-0346
EIN: 26-1887249

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Board Leadership

Larry Paul
Chair

CEO

Naomi Eisenberger
Executive Director