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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Combined Jewish Philanthropies

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97.87

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

Board Leadership
Shira Goodman
Chair

CEO
Rabbi Marc Baker
President and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.87
  Financial 100.00
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
91.2%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.26
  Program Expenses Growth 13.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
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) 97.87
Jewish Nevada (NV) 94.95
Jewish Federation of Delaware (DE) 95.99
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 89.32
Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County (FL) 91.05

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $200,693,598
   Federated Campaigns $505,684
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $482,240
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $201,681,522
   Program Service Revenue $1,000,170
Total Primary Revenue $202,681,692
   Other Revenue $16,190,995
TOTAL REVENUE $218,872,687
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $218,686,475
   Administrative Expenses $4,188,535
   Fundraising Expenses $13,991,455
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $236,866,465
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-17,993,778
   
Net Assets $1,597,124,838

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
Donor Advised Funds $173,004,373 79.1%
Community Building and Action $45,682,102 20.9%

Ratings History
Combined Jewish Philanthropies has received 11 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 11/01/2021 97.87
2019-06 12/01/2020 97.87
2018-06 10/01/2019 94.99
2017-06 12/01/2018 94.56
2016-06 12/01/2017 94.69
2015-06 10/01/2016 95.05
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.34
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.24
2013-06 03/01/2015 94.27
2012-06 10/01/2013 93.05
2011-06 09/01/2012 94.99
2010-06 10/01/2011 92.78
2009-06 09/20/2011 89.72
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 93.71
2008-06 03/01/2010 98.86
2007-06 04/01/2009 98.95
2006-06 04/01/2008 95.24
2005-06 10/01/2006 90.01
2004-06 08/01/2005 88.37
2003-06 10/01/2004 91.67

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
$620,046 0.26% Marc Baker President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Combined Jewish Philanthropies (MA) 97.87
Jewish Federation of Cincinnati (OH) 97.82
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 91.55
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford (CT) 95.94
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 96.64

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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

Shira Goodman
Chair

CEO

Rabbi Marc Baker
President and CEO

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