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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles

Give life meaning

three stars

87.69

6505 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90048
tel: (866) 968-7333   Web Site
EIN: 95-1643388

Board Leadership
Albert Z. Praw
Chair of the Board

CEO
Jay Sanderson
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.69 three stars
  Financial 83.07 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles identifies and funds social service, educational and humanitarian needs locally, in Israel and around the world. Through its network of agencies and programs, the Federation helps alleviate Jewish poverty, provide emergency relief, ensure a Jewish future, and support the greater Los Angeles community. The Federation provides a multitude of services and programs to enrich Jewish life and establish a strong Jewish communal network.

The Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles identifies and funds social service, educational and humanitarian needs locally, in Israel and around the world. Through its network of agencies and programs, the Federation helps alleviate Jewish poverty, provide emergency relief, ensure a Jewish future, and support the greater Los Angeles community. The Federation provides a multitude of services and programs to enrich Jewish life and establish a strong Jewish communal network.

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Financial

three stars

83.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
74.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.01
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles (CA) 87.69 three stars
Jewish Federation of Broward County (FL) 97.29 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 96.53 four stars
Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (CA) 95.38 four stars
Milwaukee Jewish Federation (WI) 96.20 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $33,678,148
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $107,447
   Fundraising Events $12,244,096
   Related Organizations $5,035,285
   Government Grants $3,400
Total Contributions $51,068,376
   Program Service Revenue $82,958
Total Primary Revenue $51,151,334
   Other Revenue $3,136,365
TOTAL REVENUE $54,287,699
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $43,788,913
   Administrative Expenses $4,852,891
   Fundraising Expenses $10,389,056
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $59,030,860
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,743,161
   
Net Assets $116,338,807

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
Jewish Educational Experiences $28,821,384 65.8%
Caring for Jews in Need $12,066,987 27.6%
Community Engagement $2,900,542 6.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 87.69 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 86.23 three stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 85.52 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 83.82 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.15 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 77.00 two stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 77.58 two stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 74.18 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 77.21 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.25 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 72.76 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 77.67 two stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 85.65 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 93.10 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2007 73.94 two stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 70.65 two stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 71.53 two stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 81.90 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 77.51 two stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 78.59 two 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 95-1643388
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION COUNCIL OF GREATER LOS ANGELES
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.
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(927) Fundraising
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 April, 1960
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$573,440 0.97% Jay Sanderson CEO, President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles (CA) 87.69 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo (OH) 90.70 four stars
Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee (FL) 90.99 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle (WA) 90.12 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford (CT) 93.77 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles
6505 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048
tel: (866) 968-7333
EIN: 95-1643388

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Board Leadership

Albert Z. Praw
Chair of the Board

CEO

Jay Sanderson
President, CEO

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