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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Greater Miami Jewish Federation

Touching Jewish lives. Building Jewish community.

four stars

97.17

4200 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL 33137
tel: (305) 576-4000   Web Site
EIN: 59-0624404

Board Leadership
Jeffrey Scheck
Chair of the Board

CEO
Jacob Solomon
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.17 four stars
  Financial 99.91 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1938, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation exists to ensure that we act collectively and responsibly to meet the needs and safeguard the freedoms of all Jewish people. Since its inception, the Federation has worked to build our community and enrich the quality of Jewish life in the Greater Miami area. Governed by a committed and dynamic volunteer Board of Directors, the Federation brings together the people, services, resources and leadership necessary to secure a strong and vibrant Jewish community for generations to come. The Greater Miami Jewish Federation reaches all segments of our unique local population by advancing Jewish continuity while supporting a broad range of vital human services at home and abroad.

Founded in 1938, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation exists to ensure that we act collectively and responsibly to meet the needs and safeguard the freedoms of all Jewish people. Since its inception, the Federation has worked to build our community and enrich the quality of Jewish life in the Greater Miami area. Governed by a committed and dynamic volunteer Board of Directors, the Federation brings together the people, services, resources and leadership necessary to secure a strong and vibrant Jewish community for generations to come. The Greater Miami Jewish Federation reaches all segments of our unique local population by advancing Jewish continuity while supporting a broad range of vital human services at home and abroad.

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Financial

four stars

99.91

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
84.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.02
  Program Expenses Growth 12.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Miami Jewish Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Greater Miami Jewish Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Miami Jewish Federation (FL) 97.17 four stars
Jewish Federation of Nashville & Middle Tennessee (TN) 88.21 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo (NY) 91.15 four stars
Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (CA) 97.18 four stars
Jewish Federation of Cleveland (OH) 91.31 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $41,824,957
   Federated Campaigns $20,362,806
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,510,984
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $314,853
Total Contributions $65,013,600
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $65,013,600
   Other Revenue $4,198,550
TOTAL REVENUE $69,212,150
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $45,386,852
   Administrative Expenses $3,331,445
   Fundraising Expenses $3,354,280
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $52,072,577
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $17,139,573
   
Net Assets $239,719,623

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
Education, Culture and Youth Services $26,642,082 58.7%
Human Services Programs $9,531,239 21.0%
Overseas Program and Services $9,213,531 20.3%

Ratings History
Greater Miami Jewish Federation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 02/01/2019 97.17 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2018 92.54 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 87.58 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.72 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 93.47 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 92.95 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 90.31 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 94.52 four stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 80.36 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 77.86 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 70.78 two stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 91.91 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 95.98 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 89.31 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 85.74 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 77.84 two stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 74.39 two stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 93.50 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 82.88 three 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 59-0624404
Name in IRS Master File GREATER MIAMI JEWISH FEDERATION
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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
(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 Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date February, 1953
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$542,517 1.04% Jacob Solomon President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Miami Jewish Federation (FL) 97.17 four stars
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York (NY) 88.45 three stars
Jewish Federation of Omaha (NE) 98.23 four stars
Milwaukee Jewish Federation (WI) 94.75 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor (MI) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Greater Miami Jewish Federation
4200 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137
tel: (305) 576-4000
EIN: 59-0624404

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Board Leadership

Jeffrey Scheck
Chair of the Board

CEO

Jacob Solomon
President, CEO

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