Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish United Fund of Chicago

Together for good

four stars

93.51

30 South Wells Street Room 3134
Chicago, IL 60606
tel: (312) 346-6700   Web Site
EIN: 36-2167034

Board Leadership
Andrew Hochberg
Chairman

CEO
Lonnie Nasatir
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.51 four stars
  Financial 91.33 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish United Fund amplifies our collective strength to make the world a better place--for everyone. Community-powered, we consider the totality of local and global Jewish needs and how to address them. From generation to generation, we help people connect to Jewish life and values, fueling a dynamic, enduring community that comes together for good. We connect our community to the epic moments in Jewish life, invigorating a Jewish heritage that honors the past and hopes for the future. We assist people in need to overcome life's challenges, transforming daily life for over 500,000 Chicagoans of all faiths. We support Israel and the Jewish people worldwide, advocating on key issues and providing humanitarian assistance for millions. We respond quickly to crisis situations, mobilizing resources and rushing aid to communities in distress worldwide. We maximize impact, generating ROI on the community's philanthropy through smart stewardship of collective resources.

The Jewish United Fund amplifies our collective strength to make the world a better place--for everyone. Community-powered, we consider the totality of local and global Jewish needs and how to address them. From generation to generation, we help people connect to Jewish life and values, fueling a dynamic, enduring community that comes together for good. We connect our community to the epic moments in Jewish life, invigorating a Jewish heritage that honors the past and hopes for the future. We assist people in need to overcome life's challenges, transforming daily life for over 500,000 Chicagoans of all faiths. We support Israel and the Jewish people worldwide, advocating on key issues and providing humanitarian assistance for millions. We respond quickly to crisis situations, mobilizing resources and rushing aid to communities in distress worldwide. We maximize impact, generating ROI on the community's philanthropy through smart stewardship of collective resources.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
JUF Breakthrough Fund grants for innovative efforts to meet local human needs, engage Chicagoans Jewishly, and strengthen Jewish communities in Israel & overseas
1,014,320
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

91.33

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.11
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish United Fund of Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish United Fund of Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $90,616,743
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $6,732,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $97,348,743
   Program Service Revenue $7,576,309
Total Primary Revenue $104,925,052
   Other Revenue $10,586,585
TOTAL REVENUE $115,511,637
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $88,373,219
   Administrative Expenses $9,882,427
   Fundraising Expenses $8,002,799
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $106,258,445
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,253,192
   
Net Assets $124,763,234

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$782,666 0.73% Steven B. Nasatir President $260,889

Mission

The Jewish United Fund amplifies our collective strength to make the world a better place--for everyone. Community-powered, we consider the totality of local and global Jewish needs and how to address them. From generation to generation, we help people connect to Jewish life and values, fueling a dynamic, enduring community that comes together for good. We connect our community to the epic moments in Jewish life, invigorating a Jewish heritage that honors the past and hopes for the future. We assist people in need to overcome life's challenges, transforming daily life for over 500,000 Chicagoans of all faiths. We support Israel and the Jewish people worldwide, advocating on key issues and providing humanitarian assistance for millions. We respond quickly to crisis situations, mobilizing resources and rushing aid to communities in distress worldwide. We maximize impact, generating ROI on the community's philanthropy through smart stewardship of collective resources.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish United Fund of Chicago (IL) 93.51 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford (CT) 93.77 four stars
The Federation, Jewish Communities of Western Connecticut (CT) 85.46 three stars
Jewish Federation of Rockland County (NY) 90.86 four stars
Savannah Jewish Federation (GA) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish United Fund of Chicago
30 South Wells Street
Room 3134
Chicago, IL 60606
tel: (312) 346-6700
EIN: 36-2167034

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Board Leadership

Andrew Hochberg
Chairman

CEO

Lonnie Nasatir
President