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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta

Live generously

four stars

95.09

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

Board Leadership
Joel Marks
Chair of the Board

CEO
Eric Robbins
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.09 four stars
  Financial 94.34 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta helps support a network of social and humanitarian agencies in Atlanta, Israel, and communities around the world. We strive to provide a voice for Atlanta's 100,000-member Jewish community. We are here for the children and the elderly, for people with disabilities and the poor, for the sick and the lost and the forgotten. From day care to healthcare, from job training to Jewish education, from community service to at-risk counseling to immigrant resettlement, we care for the vulnerable, rescue the imperiled and revitalize the human spirit. The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta is the backbone of the Jewish community in Atlanta and a vital link in the Jewish chain around the world.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta helps support a network of social and humanitarian agencies in Atlanta, Israel, and communities around the world. We strive to provide a voice for Atlanta's 100,000-member Jewish community. We are here for the children and the elderly, for people with disabilities and the poor, for the sick and the lost and the forgotten. From day care to healthcare, from job training to Jewish education, from community service to at-risk counseling to immigrant resettlement, we care for the vulnerable, rescue the imperiled and revitalize the human spirit. The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta is the backbone of the Jewish community in Atlanta and a vital link in the Jewish chain around the world.

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Financial

four stars

94.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
90.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.50
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.3%
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) 95.09 four stars
Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County (CT) 92.16 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo (NY) 91.15 four stars
Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona (AZ) 91.20 four stars
Jewish Federation of Broward County (FL) 86.75 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $50,975,388
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $75,000
Total Contributions $51,050,388
   Program Service Revenue $110,933
Total Primary Revenue $51,161,321
   Other Revenue $7,110,954
TOTAL REVENUE $58,272,275
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $34,794,197
   Administrative Expenses $1,477,642
   Fundraising Expenses $1,814,108
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $38,085,947
   
Payments to Affiliates $542,546
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $20,186,328
   
Net Assets $159,934,665

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 $16,008,245 46.0%
Caring for Jews in Need $12,580,817 36.2%
Strengthening Jewish Community $3,589,828 10.3%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 02/01/2018 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, 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
$308,578 0.81% Michael Horowitz President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta (GA) 95.09 four stars
Combined Jewish Philanthropies (MA) 94.56 four stars
Jewish Federation of Cleveland (OH) 90.76 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton (OH) 86.95 three stars
Greater Miami Jewish Federation (FL) 91.28 four 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

Joel Marks
Chair of the Board

CEO

Eric Robbins
President, CEO

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