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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Federation of St. Louis

Preserving and enhancing Jewish life in St. Louis, Israel and around the world

four stars

91.74

12 Millstone Campus Drive St. Louis, MO 63146
tel: (314) 432-0020   Web Site
EIN: 43-0652643

Board Leadership
Gerald Greiman
Board Chair

CEO
Andrew Rehfeld
President and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.74 four stars
  Financial 89.03 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish Federation of St. Louis mobilizes the human and financial resources needed to preserve and enhance Jewish life in St. Louis, Israel and around the world. Jewish Federation of St. Louis is the central fundraising, planning and community building agency for the 60,000-member St. Louis Jewish community. Established in 1901, Federation is one of the area's largest and oldest philanthropic organizations. Thousands in our community are served by Jewish Federation agencies, programs and services each day. They are recipients of health, social, religious and spiritual services, Jewish education, recreation and culture, community relations and human rights and outreach programs.

Jewish Federation of St. Louis mobilizes the human and financial resources needed to preserve and enhance Jewish life in St. Louis, Israel and around the world. Jewish Federation of St. Louis is the central fundraising, planning and community building agency for the 60,000-member St. Louis Jewish community. Established in 1901, Federation is one of the area's largest and oldest philanthropic organizations. Thousands in our community are served by Jewish Federation agencies, programs and services each day. They are recipients of health, social, religious and spiritual services, Jewish education, recreation and culture, community relations and human rights and outreach programs.

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Financial

three stars

89.03

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
78.8%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.27
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of St. Louis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of St. Louis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of St. Louis (MO) 91.74 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford (CT) 95.47 four stars
Minneapolis Jewish Federation (MN) 87.40 three stars
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (MD) 86.72 three stars
Combined Jewish Philanthropies (MA) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,195,619
   Federated Campaigns $162,878
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $946,294
   Government Grants $195,852
Total Contributions $13,500,643
   Program Service Revenue $95,904
Total Primary Revenue $13,596,547
   Other Revenue $-910,981
TOTAL REVENUE $12,685,566
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,538,045
   Administrative Expenses $1,373,544
   Fundraising Expenses $1,858,002
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,769,591
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-6,084,025
   
Net Assets $82,072,177

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
Planning and Allocations $10,842,106 69.8%
Community Development $4,001,323 25.8%
Holocaust Museum and Learning Center $694,616 4.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 91.74 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 86.08 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.85 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.68 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 86.76 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2014 85.81 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 84.97 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 86.19 three stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 91.86 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.74 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 86.09 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 88.83 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 84.94 three stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 90.50 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 81.92 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 74.79 two stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 83.76 three stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 79.24 two stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 79.82 two stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 85.64 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 43-0652643
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF ST LOUIS
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 July, 1947
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$305,280 1.62% Andrew Rehfeld President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of St. Louis (MO) 91.74 four stars
Minneapolis Jewish Federation (MN) 87.40 three stars
Jewish Federations of North America (NY) 88.22 three stars
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore (MD) 93.05 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 95.47 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of St. Louis
12 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146
tel: (314) 432-0020
fax: (314) 432-1277
EIN: 43-0652643

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Board Leadership

Gerald Greiman
Board Chair

CEO

Andrew Rehfeld
President and CEO

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