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Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County

To life

four stars

91.05

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

Board Leadership
Arthur Goldberg
Chair

CEO
Matthew C. Levin
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.05 four stars
  Financial 88.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

three stars

88.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.73
  Program Expenses Growth -1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.7%
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) 91.05 four stars
Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (CA) 93.80 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford (CT) 91.04 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta (GA) 97.17 four stars
Jewish Federation of Jacksonville (FL) 90.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,696,698
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $17,696,698
   Program Service Revenue $2,635,521
Total Primary Revenue $20,332,219
   Other Revenue $5,603,126
TOTAL REVENUE $25,935,345
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,439,169
   Administrative Expenses $4,325,609
   Fundraising Expenses $1,740,018
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,504,796
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,430,549
   
Net Assets $115,150,793

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 $3,623,295 19.6%
Grants to Jewish Federations of North America $2,144,000 11.6%
Grants to other Not-For-Profit Beneficiaries $1,016,016 5.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 02/01/2021 91.05 four stars
2019-08 12/23/2020 89.80 three stars
2018-08 10/01/2019 93.71 four stars
2017-08 11/01/2018 89.24 three stars
2016-08 09/01/2017 89.24 three stars
2015-08 12/01/2016 88.42 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 89.24 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/22/2015 89.36 three stars
2014-08 11/01/2015 78.76 two stars
2013-08 03/01/2015 86.80 three stars
2012-08 07/01/2013 95.01 four stars
2011-08 07/01/2012 85.78 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 83.99 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 10/01/2010 75.96 two stars
2008-08 09/01/2009 93.74 four stars
2007-08 11/01/2008 88.66 three stars
2006-08 08/01/2007 74.26 two stars
2001-08 10/15/2002 88.76 three stars
2000-08 04/15/2002 82.94 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 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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$251,542 1.02% Matthew Levin CEO $251,542
Other Salaries of Note
$315,097 1.28% Marla Egers Executive VP --

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County (FL) 91.05 four stars
Greater Miami Jewish Federation (FL) 97.17 four stars
St. Paul Jewish Federation (MN) 87.23 three stars
Jewish Federation of Columbus (OH) 85.31 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo (NY) 92.02 four stars

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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

Arthur Goldberg
Chair

CEO

Matthew C. Levin
President & CEO

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