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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

The cornerstone of our Jewish Community

four stars

94.62

6735 Telegraph Road P.O. Box 2030
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303
tel: (888) 902-4673   Web Site
EIN: 38-1360585

Board Leadership
Beverly Liss
President

CEO
Steven Ingber
Chief Operating Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.62 four stars
  Financial 93.54 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2020 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

As the major instrument of Jewish philanthropy and engagement in the Detroit area, we are a community-driven organization committed to taking care of the needs of the Jewish People and building a vibrant Jewish future, in Metropolitan Detroit, in Israel and around the world.

As the major instrument of Jewish philanthropy and engagement in the Detroit area, we are a community-driven organization committed to taking care of the needs of the Jewish People and building a vibrant Jewish future, in Metropolitan Detroit, in Israel and around the world.

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Financial

four stars

93.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2020 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)
87.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.70
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 94.62 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 96.52 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ (NJ) 94.48 four stars
Jewish Federation of Columbus (OH) 86.74 three stars
Jewish Federation of Tulsa (OK) 89.18 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $55,255,266
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $-7,178,918
   Government Grants $3,605,353
Total Contributions $51,681,701
   Program Service Revenue $1,272,546
Total Primary Revenue $52,954,247
   Other Revenue $20,754,449
TOTAL REVENUE $73,708,696
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $75,143,207
   Administrative Expenses $9,003,186
   Fundraising Expenses $3,184,645
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $87,331,038
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-13,622,342
   
Net Assets $419,866,469

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 to Local Agencies $28,879,494 38.4%
Grants to Other Charitable Organizations $19,700,678 26.2%
Overseas Grants $9,401,089 12.5%

Ratings History
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-05 08/01/2020 94.62 four stars
2018-05 11/01/2019 96.66 four stars
2017-05 12/01/2018 94.98 four stars
2016-05 08/01/2017 94.83 four 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 38-1360585
Name in IRS Master File UNITED JEWISH FOUNDATION
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(40) Scholarships (other)
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 December, 1943
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • May, 2018
  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Scott Kaufman Chief Executive Officer $384,182

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 94.62 four stars
Jewish Federation of Broward County (FL) 97.29 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 88.38 three stars
Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County (CA) 88.48 three stars
Jewish Federation of Rockland County (NY) 90.86 four stars

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • United Jewish Foundation
  • Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit (38-1359214)

Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
6735 Telegraph Road
P.O. Box 2030
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303
tel: (888) 902-4673
EIN: 38-1360585

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Board Leadership

Beverly Liss
President

CEO

Steven Ingber
Chief Operating Officer

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