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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

The cornerstone of our Jewish Community

four stars

94.98

6735 Telegraph Road P.O. Box 2030
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303
tel: (248) 642-4260   Web Site
EIN: 38-1360585

Board Leadership
Beverly B. Liss
President

CEO
Scott Kaufman
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.98 four stars
  Financial 94.14 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 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.

Financial

four stars

94.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
89.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.84
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.9%
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) 94.98 four stars
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York (NY) 88.45 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 92.72 four stars
Jewish Federation of San Diego County (CA) 88.68 three stars
Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (CA) 97.18 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $62,479,770
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $5,416,215
   Government Grants $2,750,891
Total Contributions $70,646,876
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $70,646,876
   Other Revenue $8,077,334
TOTAL REVENUE $78,724,210
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $63,285,322
   Administrative Expenses $7,137,120
   Fundraising Expenses $2,325,079
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $72,747,521
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,976,659
   
Net Assets $375,025,807

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 $27,948,889 44.2%
Grants to Other Charitable Organizations $13,256,660 20.9%
Overseas Grants $9,316,462 14.7%

Ratings History
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
  • May, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Scott Kaufmann Chief Executive Officer $337,856

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 94.98 four stars
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York (NY) 88.45 three stars
Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County (CT) 96.06 four stars
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 90.85 four stars
The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey (NJ) 89.62 three stars

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This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

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: (248) 642-4260
EIN: 38-1360585

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Board Leadership

Beverly B. Liss
President

CEO

Scott Kaufman
Chief Executive Officer

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