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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Minneapolis Jewish Federation

We build community

four stars

91.09

13100 Wayzata Boulevard Suite 200
Minnetonka, MN 55305
tel: (952) 593-2600   Web Site
EIN: 41-0693866

Board Leadership
Howard Zack
President

CEO
James Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.09 four stars
  Financial 88.06 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Minneapolis Jewish Federation supports a critical safety net of services and programs to meet the needs of millions of Jews and non-Jews locally, nationally and in 60 countries around the world. Through the Federation Annual Campaign, more than $14.5 million dollars is distributed to more than 50 partner agencies and programs to provide medical assistance, counseling services, meals to homebound seniors, opportunities for children with special needs, job training, quality Jewish education, outreach to immigrant populations, emergency housing assistance and so much more. In addition, the Federation engages in ongoing research and planning to identify and determine how to continue to meet a wide variety of needs in order to maintain our strong and vibrant community.

The Minneapolis Jewish Federation supports a critical safety net of services and programs to meet the needs of millions of Jews and non-Jews locally, nationally and in 60 countries around the world. Through the Federation Annual Campaign, more than $14.5 million dollars is distributed to more than 50 partner agencies and programs to provide medical assistance, counseling services, meals to homebound seniors, opportunities for children with special needs, job training, quality Jewish education, outreach to immigrant populations, emergency housing assistance and so much more. In addition, the Federation engages in ongoing research and planning to identify and determine how to continue to meet a wide variety of needs in order to maintain our strong and vibrant community.

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Financial

three stars

88.06

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.18
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Minneapolis Jewish Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Minneapolis Jewish Federation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Minneapolis Jewish Federation (MN) 91.09 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 96.52 four stars
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York (NY) 87.98 three stars
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore (MD) 97.03 four stars
The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey (NJ) 91.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $23,711,533
   Federated Campaigns $3,493
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $181,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $23,896,026
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $23,896,026
   Other Revenue $4,829,477
TOTAL REVENUE $28,725,503
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,028,672
   Administrative Expenses $1,898,558
   Fundraising Expenses $1,958,759
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,885,989
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $11,839,514
   
Net Assets $111,068,286

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 Program $13,028,672 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 12/20/2019 91.09 four stars
2017-08 12/01/2018 86.47 three stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 87.40 three stars
2015-08 02/01/2017 87.56 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 92.40 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/22/2015 87.63 three stars
2013-08 03/01/2015 89.05 three stars
2012-08 12/01/2013 94.51 four stars
2011-08 10/01/2012 78.24 two stars
2010-08 12/23/2011 86.48 three stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 84.84 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 79.20 two stars
2008-08 04/01/2010 85.04 three stars
2007-08 10/01/2008 86.26 three stars
2006-08 12/01/2007 86.07 three stars
2005-08 12/15/2006 78.83 two stars
2004-08 01/01/2006 75.99 two stars
2003-08 11/01/2004 86.13 three stars
2002-08 12/01/2003 93.02 four stars
2001-08 10/15/2002 93.06 four 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 41-0693866
Name in IRS Master File MINNEAPOLIS JEWISH FEDERATION
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
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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, 1943
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$139,274 0.82% James Cohen Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$225,515 1.33% Myra Giesener Chief Operating Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Minneapolis Jewish Federation (MN) 91.09 four stars
The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey (NJ) 91.58 four stars
Jewish Federation of Tulsa (OK) 89.18 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City (KS) 96.52 four stars
Jewish Federation of San Diego County (CA) 89.55 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Minneapolis Jewish Federation
13100 Wayzata Boulevard
Suite 200
Minnetonka, MN 55305
tel: (952) 593-2600
fax: (952) 593-2544
EIN: 41-0693866

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Board Leadership

Howard Zack
President

CEO

James Cohen
Chief Executive Officer

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