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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago

Together for good

three stars

88.83

30 South Wells Street Room 3134
Chicago, IL 60606
tel: (312) 357-4810   Web Site
EIN: 36-2167034

Board Leadership
Michael Zaransky
Chairman

CEO
Steven B. Nasatir
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.83 three stars
  Financial 84.21 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago is the one organization that impacts every aspect of local and global Jewish life, providing human services for Jews and others in need, creating Jewish experiences and strengthening Jewish community connections.

JUF gives help and hope to the most vulnerable through a network of local agencies and programs, transforming the lives of 300,000 Chicagoans of all faiths who are in need at every stage of life.

JUF stands in solidarity with Israel and the Jewish people worldwide, advocating on key issues, supporting humanitarian assistance for 2 million Jews in Israel and 70 countries around the world and rushing aid to communities in crisis in Israel and beyond.

JUF advances Jewish learning and identity, funding the best in formal and informal Jewish education and connections to Israel.

JUF builds Jewish community, fosters a sense of peoplehood and cultivates Jewish continuity from generation to generation.

The Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago is the one organization that impacts every aspect of local and global Jewish life, providing human services for Jews and others in need, creating Jewish experiences and strengthening Jewish community connections.

JUF gives help and hope to the most vulnerable through a network of local agencies and programs, transforming the lives of 300,000 Chicagoans of all faiths who are in need at every stage of life.

JUF stands in solidarity with Israel and the Jewish people worldwide, advocating on key issues, supporting humanitarian assistance for 2 million Jews in Israel and 70 countries around the world and rushing aid to communities in crisis in Israel and beyond.

JUF advances Jewish learning and identity, funding the best in formal and informal Jewish education and connections to Israel.

JUF builds Jewish community, fosters a sense of peoplehood and cultivates Jewish continuity from generation to generation.

Results Information

Reported Results
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Total in 2016
Meals, food bags and grocery cards delivered to highly vulnerable Chicago-area Jews
575,681
Individuals receiving free or highly-subsidized mental and physical healthcare
41,090
Local Holocaust survivors maximizing their independence through in-home services, emergency financial assistance, group support, advocacy and socialization
1,792
Children with disabilities receiving intensive therapeutic services and education
1,840
Immigrants to Israel assisted with job preparation and placement, language skills, housing and socialization programming to help them integrate into Israeli society
29,650
Disadvantaged Israeli students immersed in educational opportunities designed to close the socioeconomic gap and ensure their future success
40,000
Impoverished elderly and children throughout Russia and other Eastern European countries receiving food, medicine and heating fuel to sustain them
133,817
Chicago-area Jewish families participating in Young Families engagement programs
1,128
Jewish day school students receiving scholarships and/or tuition assistance at 15 local Jewish day schools
3,118
Children engaged in formal and informal Jewish learning experiences
23,445
Synagogues, schools, camps, colleges and agencies receiving JUF grants to enhance security
61
Chicago-area children who received financial assistance or subsidies for Jewish early childhood educational experiences
1,190
Families with young children who received free, monthly Jewish books and music through JUF's PJ Library and PJ Our Way programs
9,613
Jewish young adults who strengthened their connection to the Jewish homeland during JUF Birthright Israel free trips
1,778
College students participating in Jewish life on Illinois campuses
3,805
Young Jewish adults attending events focused on engaging the next generation
7,333
Community members volunteering their time through JUF's TOV Volunteer Network
5,830
JUF Breakthrough Fund grants for innovative efforts to meet local human needs, engage Chicagoans Jewishly, and strengthen Jewish communities in Israel & overseas
1,120,000
Households in crisis receiving emergency financial assistance.
5,384
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Financial

three stars

84.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 54.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (IL) 88.83 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 91.37 four stars
Greensboro Jewish Federation (NC) 92.22 four stars
Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts (MA) 87.62 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford (CT) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $102,074,049
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $102,074,049
   Program Service Revenue $7,174,268
Total Primary Revenue $109,248,317
   Other Revenue $956,660
TOTAL REVENUE $110,204,977
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $81,807,047
   Administrative Expenses $10,101,202
   Fundraising Expenses $7,048,241
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $98,956,490
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $11,248,487
   
Net Assets $85,842,673

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
Grant Allocations (Overseas) $37,164,484 45.4%
Grant Allocations (Local) $37,720,158 46.1%
Community Relations $622,096 0.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 88.83 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 86.52 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.81 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 02/01/2016 88.89 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 88.53 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 88.53 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 88.60 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 85.40 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.53 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 85.80 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 83.52 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 85.45 three stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 88.26 three stars
2005-12 07/01/2007 71.71 two stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 73.15 two stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 73.47 two stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 83.42 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 78.93 two stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 79.00 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 36-2167034
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH UNITED FUND OF METROPOLITAN CHICAGO
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 (59) Other school related activities
(927) Fundraising
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 March, 1950
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 Compensation from Affiliates
$453,718 0.45% Steven B. Nasatir President $151,239
Other Salaries of Note
$553,523 0.55% David Brief Chief Investment Officer --

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (IL) 88.83 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 91.37 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines (IA) 92.18 four stars
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Chattanooga (TN) 88.67 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo (NY) 91.15 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago
30 South Wells Street
Room 3134
Chicago, IL 60606
tel: (312) 357-4810
EIN: 36-2167034

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Board Leadership

Michael Zaransky
Chairman

CEO

Steven B. Nasatir
President

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