Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

Touching lives, transforming communities

three stars

86.84

711 Third Ave New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 687-6200   Web Site
EIN: 13-1656634

Board Leadership
Stanley A. Rabin
Chairman of the Board

CEO
David M. Schizer
Executive Vice President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.84 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
88.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.01
  Program Expenses Growth -4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $178,478,362
   Federated Campaigns $50,928,430
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $19,565,000
   Government Grants $24,409,327
Total Contributions $273,381,119
   Program Service Revenue $3,508,855
Total Primary Revenue $276,889,974
   Other Revenue $17,899,760
TOTAL REVENUE $294,789,734
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $236,075,156
   Administrative Expenses $23,158,586
   Fundraising Expenses $10,363,791
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $269,597,533
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $25,192,201
   
Net Assets $350,373,491

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$595,696 0.22% Alan Gill Chief Executive Officer

Mission

Since 1914, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) has given global expression to the principle that all Jews are responsible for one another. Working today in over 70 countries, JDC acts on behalf of North America's Jewish communities and others to rescue Jews in danger, provide relief to those in distress, revitalize overseas Jewish communities, and help Israel overcome the social challenges of its most vulnerable citizens. JDC also provides non-sectarian emergency relief and long-term development assistance worldwide.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (NY) 86.84 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle (WA) 87.05 three stars
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore (MD) 95.06 four stars
Jewish Federation of Nashville & Middle Tennessee (TN) 88.66 three stars
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 87.96 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
711 Third Ave
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 687-6200
EIN: 13-1656634

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Board Leadership

Stanley A. Rabin
Chairman of the Board

CEO

David M. Schizer
Executive Vice President & CEO

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