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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Fundraising)

Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County

To life

88.42

9901 Donna Klein Boulevard Boca Raton, FL 33428
tel: (561) 852-3100   Web Site
EIN: 59-1945109

Board Leadership
Anne L. Jacobson
Chair

CEO
Matthew C. Levin
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.42
  Financial 93.45
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

93.45

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
86.0%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.48
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County (FL) 88.42
Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts (MA) 88.35
Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara (CA) 86.40
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester (NY) 85.94
Jewish Federation of Columbus (OH) 87.77

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The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County is the primary fund-raising, planning and allocating agency for one of the fastest-growing Jewish communities in North America. Incorporated in 1979, today, we have four founding-member agencies: the Adolph and Rose Levis Jewish Community Center; the Donna Klein Jewish Academy; the Jewish Association for Residential Care; and Ruth Rales Jewish Family Services. In addition, the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County provides its own programs and services through three key departments: the Jewish Community Foundation; the Jewish Community Relations Council; and the Jewish Education Commission.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $24,172,017
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $24,172,017
   Program Service Revenue $1,416,483
Total Primary Revenue $25,588,500
   Other Revenue $3,158,477
TOTAL REVENUE $28,746,977
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,488,645
   Administrative Expenses $1,124,524
   Fundraising Expenses $1,773,722
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,386,891
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,360,086
   
Net Assets $94,616,991

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 to Community Partnerships $3,135,372 19.0%
Grants to other Not-For-Profit Beneficiaries $2,297,787 13.9%
Grants to Jewish Federations of North America $2,000,000 12.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 12/01/2016 88.42
2014-08 06/01/2016 89.24
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/22/2015 89.36
2014-08 11/01/2015 78.76
2013-08 03/01/2015 86.80
2012-08 07/01/2013 95.01
2011-08 07/01/2012 85.78
2010-08 09/20/2011 83.99
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 10/01/2010 75.96
2008-08 09/01/2009 93.74
2007-08 11/01/2008 88.66
2006-08 08/01/2007 74.26
2001-08 10/15/2002 88.76
2000-08 04/15/2002 82.94

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 59-1945109
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF SOUTH 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
(29) Other religious 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 September, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$229,828 1.18% Matthew Levin Chief Executive Officer $229,827
Other Salaries of Note
$270,765 1.39% Marla Egers Executive Vice President, FRD --

The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County is the primary fund-raising, planning and allocating agency for one of the fastest-growing Jewish communities in North America. Incorporated in 1979, today, we have four founding-member agencies: the Adolph and Rose Levis Jewish Community Center; the Donna Klein Jewish Academy; the Jewish Association for Residential Care; and Ruth Rales Jewish Family Services. In addition, the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County provides its own programs and services through three key departments: the Jewish Community Foundation; the Jewish Community Relations Council; and the Jewish Education Commission.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County (FL) 88.42
Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo (OH) 87.45
Jewish Federation of Cleveland (OH) 88.14
Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley (PA) 88.99
United Jewish Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 89.24

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County
9901 Donna Klein Boulevard
Boca Raton, FL 33428
tel: (561) 852-3100
fax: (561) 852-3150
EIN: 59-1945109

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Board Leadership

Anne L. Jacobson
Chair

CEO

Matthew C. Levin
President & CEO

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