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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington

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three stars

87.95

6101 Executive Boulevard Suite 100
North Bethesda, MD 20852
tel: (301) 230-7200   Web Site
EIN: 53-0212445

Board Leadership
Mark A. Levitt
President

CEO
Gil Preuss
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.95 three stars
  Financial 83.44 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1925, The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington transforms shared resources into richer lives and a stronger community. We bring people and financial resources together to advance our three-part mission: to care for those in need; to deepen engagement in Jewish life and strengthen Jewish identity; and to create connections among Jews locally, in Israel and around the world. In the Greater Washington area, Federation provides funds to partner agencies. These programs serve 110,000 Jewish households and 270,000 people throughout Northern Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Federation's work is imbued with the Jewish values of: arevut - mutual responsibility; tikkun olam - repairing the world; gemilut hasadim - acts of loving kindness; and tzedakah - righteousness.

Founded in 1925, The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington transforms shared resources into richer lives and a stronger community. We bring people and financial resources together to advance our three-part mission: to care for those in need; to deepen engagement in Jewish life and strengthen Jewish identity; and to create connections among Jews locally, in Israel and around the world. In the Greater Washington area, Federation provides funds to partner agencies. These programs serve 110,000 Jewish households and 270,000 people throughout Northern Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Federation's work is imbued with the Jewish values of: arevut - mutual responsibility; tikkun olam - repairing the world; gemilut hasadim - acts of loving kindness; and tzedakah - righteousness.

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Financial

three stars

83.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
76.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.52
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (MD) 87.95 three stars
Jewish Federation of San Diego County (CA) 89.55 three stars
Jewish Federation of Cincinnati (OH) 89.26 three stars
Jewish Federation of St. Louis (MO) 89.68 three stars
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester (NY) 90.81 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $28,887,270
   Federated Campaigns $42,916
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $72,116
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $714,514
Total Contributions $29,716,816
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $29,716,816
   Other Revenue $13,874,371
TOTAL REVENUE $43,591,187
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,922,736
   Administrative Expenses $3,013,436
   Fundraising Expenses $3,712,330
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $30,648,502
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,942,685
   
Net Assets $189,914,904

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 Beneficiary Agencies $20,184,646 84.4%
Community Outreach $3,738,090 15.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 87.95 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 88.93 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2018 86.72 three stars
2015-06 02/01/2017 88.35 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 85.30 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.27 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 88.63 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2015 78.42 two stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 76.63 two stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 81.47 three stars
2011-06 02/01/2013 76.80 two stars
2010-06 03/01/2012 79.69 two stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 79.58 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 86.09 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 82.78 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 95.47 four stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 95.84 four stars
2006-06 11/01/2007 76.24 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 85.01 three stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 86.01 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 53-0212445
Name in IRS Master File THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER WASHINGTON 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 (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 September, 1941
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$625,180 2.03% Steve A. Rakitt Executive Vice President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (MD) 87.95 three stars
Jewish Federation of Broward County (FL) 97.29 four stars
Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (IL) 93.63 four stars
Jewish Federation of San Antonio (TX) 85.10 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo (NY) 89.69 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
6101 Executive Boulevard
Suite 100
North Bethesda, MD 20852
tel: (301) 230-7200
EIN: 53-0212445

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Board Leadership

Mark A. Levitt
President

CEO

Gil Preuss
Chief Executive Officer

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