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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta

Bringing Jewish Possibilities to life

four stars

96.17

The Selig Center 1440 Spring Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
tel: (404) 873-1661   Web Site
EIN: 58-1021791

Board Leadership
Mark Silberman
Chair

CEO
Eric M. Robbins
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.17 four stars
  Financial 96.35 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.

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta cares for, connects, and strengthens the Jewish community throughout Greater Atlanta, Israel and the world. As our community's philanthropic champion, its incubator for new ideas, and as an amplifier for impact, we collaborate with more than 40 partner agencies and organizations. From older adult care, to disabilities inclusion, from job training to Jewish education, from teen engagement to at-risk counseling, we care for the vulnerable, and strengthen our people around the world.
Collectively, we strive to build a thriving and connected 21st Century Jewish Atlanta where all Jews and their loved ones can access warm and caring Jewish community, timeless Jewish wisdom, global Jewish peoplehood and Jewish ways to do good in the world.

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta cares for, connects, and strengthens the Jewish community throughout Greater Atlanta, Israel and the world. As our community's philanthropic champion, its incubator for new ideas, and as an amplifier for impact, we collaborate with more than 40 partner agencies and organizations. From older adult care, to disabilities inclusion, from job training to Jewish education, from teen engagement to at-risk counseling, we care for the vulnerable, and strengthen our people around the world.
Collectively, we strive to build a thriving and connected 21st Century Jewish Atlanta where all Jews and their loved ones can access warm and caring Jewish community, timeless Jewish wisdom, global Jewish peoplehood and Jewish ways to do good in the world.

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Financial

four stars

96.35

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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.39
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta (GA) 96.17 four stars
Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (IL) 93.63 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Portland (OR) 93.28 four stars
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore (MD) 97.03 four stars
Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties (NJ) 85.18 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $201,925,943
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $75,000
Total Contributions $202,000,943
   Program Service Revenue $85,585
Total Primary Revenue $202,086,528
   Other Revenue $4,625,982
TOTAL REVENUE $206,712,510
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $34,062,163
   Administrative Expenses $1,774,526
   Fundraising Expenses $1,659,921
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $37,496,610
   
Payments to Affiliates $556,186
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $169,215,900
   
Net Assets $363,320,442

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
Ensuring a Jewish Future $15,787,870 46.4%
Caring for Jews in Need $9,937,060 29.2%
Strengthening Jewish Community $4,678,586 13.7%

Ratings History
Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 96.17 four stars
2017-06 04/01/2019 97.17 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2018 95.09 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 93.73 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.43 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 93.28 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 93.71 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 85.08 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 87.23 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 93.02 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 97.08 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 97.80 four stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 97.05 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2009 98.76 four stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 75.04 two stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 75.78 two stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 77.57 two stars
2002-06 08/01/2003 84.91 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 84.99 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 58-1021791
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER ATLANTA
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
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 January, 1968
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
$394,641 1.05% Robbins Eric President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta (GA) 96.17 four stars
UJA-Federation of New York (NY) 89.47 three stars
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley (CA) 94.47 four stars
Jewish Federation of San Diego County (CA) 89.55 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo (NY) 89.69 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
The Selig Center
1440 Spring Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
tel: (404) 873-1661
fax: (404) 874-7043
EIN: 58-1021791

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Board Leadership

Mark Silberman
Chair

CEO

Eric M. Robbins
President, CEO

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