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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

CN Advisory: High Concern

The Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County

4049 Kingsridge Road Fort Worth, TX 76109
tel: (817) 569-0892   Web Site
EIN: 75-0808797

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On March 26, 2019, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported on the operations of The Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, a charity that has recently experienced a material diversion of assets, in an article titled, "Woman who took $1 million from Fort Worth Jewish charity gets three years in prison." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Fort Worth Star-Telegram article.

  • On October 31, 2018, KARE published an article titled, "Feds: Nearly $1 million stolen from Jewish charity in Fort Worth.." For more information, please see the KARE article.


The concerns raised about illegal activity, improper conduct, or organizational mismanagement are serious both in nature and scope and have thus warranted this CN Advisory. We have published this advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 75-0808797
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION JEWISH SOCIAL SERVICE
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.
(902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
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 November, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013

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Charity Contact Info

The Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County
4049 Kingsridge Road
Fort Worth, TX 76109
tel: (817) 569-0892
EIN: 75-0808797

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