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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

Caring for People in Need and Building a Bright Jewish Future

four stars

90.04

1 Harvard Circle Suite 100
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
tel: (561) 478-0700   Web Site
EIN: 59-0948696

Board Leadership
Hope Silverman
Board Chair

CEO
Michael Hoffman
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.04 four stars
  Financial 86.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish Federation is the "city hall" of the Jewish community of the Palm Beaches, impacting the local community, Israel and 70 countries around the world. Powered by the generosity, leadership and volunteerism of community members, Federation works with a network of partners and programs to address causes that affect the Jewish community at home and across the globe. Together, we care for people in need and build a bright Jewish future.

Jewish Federation is the "city hall" of the Jewish community of the Palm Beaches, impacting the local community, Israel and 70 countries around the world. Powered by the generosity, leadership and volunteerism of community members, Federation works with a network of partners and programs to address causes that affect the Jewish community at home and across the globe. Together, we care for people in need and build a bright Jewish future.

Financial

three stars

86.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.42
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County (FL) 90.04 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 89.32 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 96.52 four stars
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (MD) 91.01 four stars
Jewish Community of Louisville (KY) 91.36 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,492,003
   Federated Campaigns $14,883,108
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $24,375,111
   Program Service Revenue $971,825
Total Primary Revenue $25,346,936
   Other Revenue $5,286,428
TOTAL REVENUE $30,633,364
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,211,955
   Administrative Expenses $1,274,042
   Fundraising Expenses $4,563,558
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $28,049,555
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,583,809
   
Net Assets $126,270,079

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
Allocations and Distributions $17,141,896 77.2%
Federation Operating Program $2,087,276 9.4%
Agency Services $1,760,781 7.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 90.04 four stars
2019-06 12/23/2020 87.68 three stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 84.78 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 84.15 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 83.74 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 91.01 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.31 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 90.40 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2015 85.59 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 85.32 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 88.81 three stars
2011-06 02/01/2013 80.22 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 77.88 two stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 75.49 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 75.96 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 69.50 one star
2008-06 11/01/2009 89.74 three stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 90.87 four stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 91.80 four stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 74.31 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 59-0948696
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY INC
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(59) Other school related activities
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 August, 1965
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
$313,669 1.11% Michael Hoffman Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County (FL) 90.04 four stars
Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York (NY) 95.05 four stars
Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County (FL) 91.05 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 85.79 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara (CA) 87.00 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
1 Harvard Circle
Suite 100
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
tel: (561) 478-0700
fax: (561) 478-9696
EIN: 59-0948696

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Board Leadership

Hope Silverman
Board Chair

CEO

Michael Hoffman
President & CEO

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