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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

At the heart of Jewish giving

four stars

90.71

234 McKee Place Pittsburgh, PA 15213
tel: (412) 992-5240   Web Site
EIN: 25-1017602

Board Leadership
Meryl Ainsman
Chair

CEO
Jeff Finkelstein
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.71 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since its founding in 1912, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh has been at the catalyst for building and strengthening the Jewish community of Pittsburgh. Through its planning and fund-raising efforts, the Federation has worked to enhance the quality of life for all members of the Jewish community -- in every stage of life, in Pittsburgh, Israel and throughout the world. The Federation builds community through the funding and planning support it provides to its partner agencies. The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is one of the largest distributors of community philanthropic funding in Western Pennsylvania.

Since its founding in 1912, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh has been at the catalyst for building and strengthening the Jewish community of Pittsburgh. Through its planning and fund-raising efforts, the Federation has worked to enhance the quality of life for all members of the Jewish community -- in every stage of life, in Pittsburgh, Israel and throughout the world. The Federation builds community through the funding and planning support it provides to its partner agencies. The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is one of the largest distributors of community philanthropic funding in Western Pennsylvania.

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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.73
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 44.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 90.71 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ (NJ) 87.38 three stars
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York (NY) 88.45 three stars
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 94.98 four stars
Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County (CA) 91.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $27,383,415
   Federated Campaigns $410,795
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $509,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $28,303,210
   Program Service Revenue $437,319
Total Primary Revenue $28,740,529
   Other Revenue $8,697,105
TOTAL REVENUE $37,437,634
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,071,560
   Administrative Expenses $1,612,766
   Fundraising Expenses $2,762,744
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $27,447,070
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,990,564
   
Net Assets $139,654,926

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 02/01/2019 90.71 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2018 89.24 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 90.12 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.47 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 96.02 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 98.99 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 97.21 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 88.35 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 81.86 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 79.84 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 73.20 two stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 87.28 three stars
2007-06 04/01/2009 95.01 four stars
2006-06 03/01/2008 87.32 three stars
2005-06 12/01/2006 73.48 two stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 76.63 two stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 84.63 three stars
2002-06 12/01/2003 93.26 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 94.04 four stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 88.80 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 25-1017602
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER PITTSBURGH
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
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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, 1957
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
$382,345 1.39% Jeffrey Finkelstein President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 90.71 four stars
The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey (NJ) 91.58 four stars
Greater Miami Jewish Federation (FL) 97.17 four stars
Jewish Community of Louisville (KY) 91.61 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo (OH) 90.76 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
234 McKee Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
tel: (412) 992-5240
EIN: 25-1017602

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Board Leadership

Meryl Ainsman
Chair

CEO

Jeff Finkelstein
Chief Executive Officer

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