Community Development : Jewish Federations (Fundraising)

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

Touching lives, transforming communities

four stars

91.65

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

Board Leadership
Penny Blumenstein
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Alan H. Gill
Executive Vice President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.65 four stars
  Financial 90.49 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

four stars

90.49

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
89.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.08
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.5%
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 $197,806,357
   Federated Campaigns $61,896,262
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $2,952,000
   Government Grants $43,633,885
Total Contributions $306,288,504
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $306,288,504
   Other Revenue $20,206,079
TOTAL REVENUE $326,494,583
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $295,716,840
   Administrative Expenses $19,665,847
   Fundraising Expenses $11,450,348
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $326,833,035
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-338,452
   
Net Assets $383,709,929

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$583,674 0.17% 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.

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American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (NY) 91.65 four stars
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Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester (NY) 85.94 three stars
Savannah Jewish Federation (GA) 94.03 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Houston (TX) 87.04 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

Penny Blumenstein
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Alan H. Gill
Executive Vice President & CEO