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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Live generously

three stars

86.71

2100 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
tel: (215) 832-0500   Web Site
EIN: 23-1500085

Board Leadership
Susanna Lachs Adler
Board Chair

CEO
Naomi L. Adler
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.71 three stars
  Financial 81.21 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1901, the mission of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is to identify and prioritize the important issues and needs of our local and global community, then organize and mobilize human and financial resources to successfully impact them. Jewish Federation focuses on Jewish education, human services, family, and economic needs, and provides support for Israel and for Jews at risk elsewhere in the world. We see a flourishing global Jewish community which is continually strengthened by inspiring participation in Jewish life and learning; caring for people at risk or in need; and connecting Jews in Greater Philadelphia to each other and to Jews in Israel and around the world.

Founded in 1901, the mission of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is to identify and prioritize the important issues and needs of our local and global community, then organize and mobilize human and financial resources to successfully impact them. Jewish Federation focuses on Jewish education, human services, family, and economic needs, and provides support for Israel and for Jews at risk elsewhere in the world. We see a flourishing global Jewish community which is continually strengthened by inspiring participation in Jewish life and learning; caring for people at risk or in need; and connecting Jews in Greater Philadelphia to each other and to Jews in Israel and around the world.

Financial

three stars

81.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
76.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.62
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 86.71 three stars
Jewish Federation of San Diego County (CA) 88.68 three stars
Jewish Federation of Nashville & Middle Tennessee (TN) 88.21 three stars
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 90.85 four stars
The Federation, Jewish Communities of Western Connecticut (CT) 85.85 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $28,398,209
   Federated Campaigns $163,875
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $28,562,084
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $28,562,084
   Other Revenue $8,942,118
TOTAL REVENUE $37,504,202
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $30,273,584
   Administrative Expenses $3,025,480
   Fundraising Expenses $5,710,145
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $39,009,209
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,505,007
   
Net Assets $213,113,148

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
Philanthropic Fund and Direct Endowment $10,361,191 34.2%
Funding Basic Needs Services $5,905,524 19.5%
Jewish Living and Learning Programs $4,667,827 15.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 12/01/2018 86.71 three stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 84.28 three stars
2015-08 02/01/2017 87.30 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 91.18 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/02/2015 93.16 four stars
2013-08 03/01/2015 79.40 two stars
2012-08 11/01/2013 85.94 three stars
2011-08 10/01/2012 77.87 two stars
2010-08 11/10/2011 82.56 three stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 68.82 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 67.69 one star
2008-08 04/01/2010 80.02 three stars
2007-08 03/01/2009 82.99 three stars
2006-08 05/01/2008 80.07 three stars
2005-08 12/15/2006 74.81 two stars
2004-08 01/01/2006 77.43 two stars
2003-08 08/01/2004 77.56 two stars
2002-08 08/01/2003 87.85 three stars
2001-08 10/15/2002 76.73 two stars
2000-08 04/15/2002 84.38 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 23-1500085
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA
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.
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 March, 1957
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$424,984 1.08% Naomi L Adler Trustee; Board Of Dir; Pres & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 86.71 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines (IA) 91.28 four stars
Minneapolis Jewish Federation (MN) 86.47 three stars
Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County (CT) 96.06 four stars
Jewish Federations of North America (NY) 88.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
tel: (215) 832-0500
fax: (215) 832-0510
EIN: 23-1500085

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Board Leadership

Susanna Lachs Adler
Board Chair

CEO

Naomi L. Adler
President & CEO

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