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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$292,661 1.15% Michael Hoffman President, CEO

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County (FL) 84.78 three stars
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires (MA) 85.60 three stars
Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County (FL) 93.71 four stars
Jewish Federation of Omaha (NE) 100.00 four stars
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley (CA) 94.47 four 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