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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Combined Jewish Philanthropies

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four stars

94.99

Kraft Family Building 126 High Street
Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 457-8500   Web Site
EIN: 04-2103559

Board Leadership
Cynthia R. Janower
Chair

CEO
Rabbi Marc Baker
President and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.99 four stars
  Financial 98.92 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

CJP's mission is to inspire and mobilize the diverse Greater Boston Jewish community to engage in building communities of learning and action that strengthen Jewish life and improve the world.

CJP's mission is to inspire and mobilize the diverse Greater Boston Jewish community to engage in building communities of learning and action that strengthen Jewish life and improve the world.

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Financial

four stars

98.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
89.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.61
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Combined Jewish Philanthropies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Combined Jewish Philanthropies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Combined Jewish Philanthropies (MA) 94.99 four stars
Greensboro Jewish Federation (NC) 92.17 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 92.72 four stars
UJA Federation of Greenwich (CT) 85.66 three stars
Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County (CT) 96.06 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $277,138,425
   Federated Campaigns $487,547
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,527,315
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $75,000
Total Contributions $279,228,287
   Program Service Revenue $577,487
Total Primary Revenue $279,805,774
   Other Revenue $36,576,249
TOTAL REVENUE $316,382,023
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $161,035,848
   Administrative Expenses $5,576,889
   Fundraising Expenses $12,259,771
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $178,872,508
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $137,509,515
   
Net Assets $1,531,000,250

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
Engaging the Next Generation $21,616,846 13.4%
Caring and Social Justice $9,247,240 5.7%
Israel and Overseas $7,349,346 4.6%

Ratings History
Combined Jewish Philanthropies has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 94.99 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 94.56 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 94.69 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 95.05 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.34 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.24 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 94.27 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 93.05 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 94.99 four stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 92.78 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 89.72 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 93.71 four stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 98.86 four stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 98.95 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2008 95.24 four stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 90.01 four stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 88.37 three stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 91.67 four stars
2002-06 09/01/2003 98.68 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 93.27 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 04-2103559
Name in IRS Master File COMBINED JEWISH PHILANTHROPIES OF GREATER BOSTON INC
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.
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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 1965
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$578,748 0.32% Barry Shrage President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Combined Jewish Philanthropies (MA) 94.99 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara (CA) 87.91 three stars
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles (CA) 86.23 three stars
Jewish Federation of Omaha (NE) 100.00 four stars
Jewish Federation of St. Louis (MO) 89.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Combined Jewish Philanthropies
Kraft Family Building
126 High Street
Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 457-8500
fax: (617) 988-6262
EIN: 04-2103559

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Board Leadership

Cynthia R. Janower
Chair

CEO

Rabbi Marc Baker
President and CEO

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