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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County

Strengthening Jewish identity

three stars

84.78

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

Board Leadership
Ira M. Gerstein
Board Chair

CEO
Michael Hoffman
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.78 three stars
  Financial 80.02 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1938, the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is the community-building organization of the Jewish community. Our mission is to strengthen Jewish identity, energize the relationship with Israel and meet human needs that are uniquely the obligation of the Jewish community. The Federation works with Jewish institutions to create opportunities for Jewish learning and Jewish experience. The Federation assists in the economic development of Israel, supports the ingathering of Jews to the historic Jewish homeland, and strengthens the bonds between the Jews of the Palm Beaches and the people, land, history and culture of Israel.. The Federation helps to develop and maintain, in a Jewish framework, high-quality human services.

Founded in 1938, the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is the community-building organization of the Jewish community. Our mission is to strengthen Jewish identity, energize the relationship with Israel and meet human needs that are uniquely the obligation of the Jewish community. The Federation works with Jewish institutions to create opportunities for Jewish learning and Jewish experience. The Federation assists in the economic development of Israel, supports the ingathering of Jews to the historic Jewish homeland, and strengthens the bonds between the Jews of the Palm Beaches and the people, land, history and culture of Israel.. The Federation helps to develop and maintain, in a Jewish framework, high-quality human services.

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Financial

three stars

80.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.46
  Program Expenses Growth -2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.7%
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) 84.78 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Portland (OR) 93.28 four stars
Jewish Federation of Omaha (NE) 100.00 four stars
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore (MD) 97.03 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 96.52 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,499,996
   Federated Campaigns $12,506,118
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $21,006,114
   Program Service Revenue $477,105
Total Primary Revenue $21,483,219
   Other Revenue $9,192,520
TOTAL REVENUE $30,675,739
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,934,568
   Administrative Expenses $1,327,455
   Fundraising Expenses $4,122,660
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,384,683
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,291,056
   
Net Assets $122,625,449

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 $15,212,327 76.3%
Missions Program $2,559,427 12.8%
Agency Services $1,211,992 6.1%
Community Program Center $950,822 4.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2004-06 09/01/2005 78.97 two stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 74.11 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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$292,661 1.15% Michael Hoffman President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County (FL) 84.78 three stars
Milwaukee Jewish Federation (WI) 96.20 four stars
Jewish Federation of St. Louis (MO) 91.91 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ (NJ) 94.48 four stars
Jewish Federation of San Diego County (CA) 89.55 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

Ira M. Gerstein
Board Chair

CEO

Michael Hoffman
President & CEO

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