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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Camp Solomon Schechter

Building a community of individuals

two stars

74.40

117 East Louisa #110
Seattle, WA 98102
tel: (206) 447-1967   Web Site
EIN: 93-0572590

Board Leadership
Andy Kaplowitz
President

CEO
Zach Duitch
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.40 two stars
  Financial 79.75 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Camp Solomon Schechter (CSS) blends Jewish tradition and culture as the foundation of the camp experience; integrates nature and activity to create fun; and embraces the child in every person to foster joy, facilitate friendship, and create lifelong memories. At CSS we value each child as an individual and strive to support their social and spiritual growth. Our campers have the opportunity to be independent in a safe and nurturing environment. We encourage every camper to try something new, make new friends, make good choices, and grow as leaders and as individuals. CSS is a fully immersive, welcoming, and spiritual Jewish environment. At CSS, Judaism and Joy are truly one!

Camp Solomon Schechter (CSS) blends Jewish tradition and culture as the foundation of the camp experience; integrates nature and activity to create fun; and embraces the child in every person to foster joy, facilitate friendship, and create lifelong memories. At CSS we value each child as an individual and strive to support their social and spiritual growth. Our campers have the opportunity to be independent in a safe and nurturing environment. We encourage every camper to try something new, make new friends, make good choices, and grow as leaders and as individuals. CSS is a fully immersive, welcoming, and spiritual Jewish environment. At CSS, Judaism and Joy are truly one!

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Financial

two stars

79.75

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
77.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.46
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Solomon Schechter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Solomon Schechter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Solomon Schechter (WA) 74.40 two stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas (TX) 87.61 three stars
Big City Mountaineers (CO) 94.84 four stars
MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership (MA) 90.58 four stars
Camp Fire Green Country (OK) 86.31 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,683,127
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $6,000
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,689,127
   Program Service Revenue $1,102,804
Total Primary Revenue $2,791,931
   Other Revenue $52,683
TOTAL REVENUE $2,844,614
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,440,987
   Administrative Expenses $203,782
   Fundraising Expenses $212,277
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,857,046
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $987,568
   
Net Assets $9,036,047

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
Jewish Overnight Camp $1,440,987 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 02/01/2020 74.40 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 93-0572590
Name in IRS Master File CAMP SOLOMON SCHECHTER INC
NTEE Code N20
NTEE Classification Recreational and Sporting Camps
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (325) Camp
(59) Other school related activities
(29) Other religious activities
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 July, 1971
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, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$9,583 0.51% Zachary Duitch Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$100,115 5.39% Sam Perlin Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Solomon Schechter (WA) 74.40 two stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters A Community of Caring (MI) 87.78 three stars
Hope Center for Kids (NE) 90.17 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco (CA) 93.70 four stars
Boy Scouts of America Sam Houston Area Council (TX) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Camp Solomon Schechter
117 East Louisa
#110
Seattle, WA 98102
tel: (206) 447-1967
fax: (206) 447-2629
EIN: 93-0572590

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Board Leadership

Andy Kaplowitz
President

CEO

Zach Duitch
Executive Director

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