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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 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.17
  Program Expenses Growth 9.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.6%
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 and Family Services of Orange County (CA) 88.48 three stars
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires (MA) 85.60 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines (IA) 92.19 four stars
Good People Fund (NJ) 93.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $33,748,962
   Federated Campaigns $16,572,456
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,860,177
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $75,000
Total Contributions $57,256,595
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $57,256,595
   Other Revenue $13,633,751
TOTAL REVENUE $70,890,346
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $42,284,498
   Administrative Expenses $3,484,847
   Fundraising Expenses $3,752,175
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $49,521,520
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $21,368,826
   
Net Assets $265,081,686

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 $24,941,397 59.0%
Human Services Programs $8,677,855 20.5%
Overseas Program and Services $8,665,246 20.5%

Ratings History
Greater Miami Jewish Federation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 97.17 four stars
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)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$542,688 1.09% Jacob Solomon President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Greater Miami Jewish Federation (FL) 97.17 four stars
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles (CA) 87.69 three stars
Jewish Federation of Columbus (OH) 86.74 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 92.07 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 96.53 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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