Religion : Religious Activities

Foundation for Jewish Camp

Jewish Summers. Jewish Future.

four stars

91.59

253 West 35th Street Fourth Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (646) 278-4500   Web Site
EIN: 22-3551013

Board Leadership
Julie Beren Platt
Chair

CEO
Jeremy J. Fingerman
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.59 four stars
  Financial 95.49 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1997, Foundation for Jewish Camp aims to build a strong Jewish future through transformative Jewish summers. The key to the Jewish future is Jewish camp. We know from research—and nearly two decades' experience—that this is where young people find Jewish role models and create enduring Jewish friendships. It's where they forge a vital, lifelong connection to their essential Jewishness. Suddenly, all those Shabbat song sessions and campfire stories take on new importance—and urgency. So we're devoted to helping Jewish camps and summer programs thrive. We gather data, build new programs, provide operational support and help recruit campers. We've elevated camp management into a true profession. And we work to elevate Jewish camp on the cultural and philanthropic agenda.

Founded in 1997, Foundation for Jewish Camp aims to build a strong Jewish future through transformative Jewish summers. The key to the Jewish future is Jewish camp. We know from research—and nearly two decades' experience—that this is where young people find Jewish role models and create enduring Jewish friendships. It's where they forge a vital, lifelong connection to their essential Jewishness. Suddenly, all those Shabbat song sessions and campfire stories take on new importance—and urgency. So we're devoted to helping Jewish camps and summer programs thrive. We gather data, build new programs, provide operational support and help recruit campers. We've elevated camp management into a true profession. And we work to elevate Jewish camp on the cultural and philanthropic agenda.

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Financial

four stars

95.49

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.48
  Program Expenses Growth 6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foundation for Jewish Camp on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foundation for Jewish Camp on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $26,663,442
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $26,663,442
   Program Service Revenue $561,352
Total Primary Revenue $27,224,794
   Other Revenue $918,472
TOTAL REVENUE $28,143,266
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,854,778
   Administrative Expenses $874,538
   Fundraising Expenses $820,805
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,550,121
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $16,593,145
   
Net Assets $36,734,487

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$459,684 3.97% Jeremy J. Fingerman Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Founded in 1997, Foundation for Jewish Camp aims to build a strong Jewish future through transformative Jewish summers. The key to the Jewish future is Jewish camp. We know from research—and nearly two decades' experience—that this is where young people find Jewish role models and create enduring Jewish friendships. It's where they forge a vital, lifelong connection to their essential Jewishness. Suddenly, all those Shabbat song sessions and campfire stories take on new importance—and urgency. So we're devoted to helping Jewish camps and summer programs thrive. We gather data, build new programs, provide operational support and help recruit campers. We've elevated camp management into a true profession. And we work to elevate Jewish camp on the cultural and philanthropic agenda.

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Charity Contact Info

Foundation for Jewish Camp
253 West 35th Street
Fourth Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (646) 278-4500
EIN: 22-3551013

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Board Leadership

Julie Beren Platt
Chair

CEO

Jeremy J. Fingerman
Chief Executive Officer