Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

At the heart of Jewish giving

four stars

96.53

2000 Technology Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15219
tel: (412) 992-5240   Web Site
EIN: 25-1017602

Board Leadership
Meryl K. Ainsman
Chair

CEO
Jeffrey H. Finkelstein
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.53 four stars
  Financial 97.18 four 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.

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

four stars

97.18

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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.87
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.5%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $30,148,570
   Federated Campaigns $347,038
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $511,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $31,006,608
   Program Service Revenue $502,365
Total Primary Revenue $31,508,973
   Other Revenue $13,238,326
TOTAL REVENUE $44,747,299
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $25,108,136
   Administrative Expenses $1,631,327
   Fundraising Expenses $2,666,471
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $29,405,934
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $15,341,365
   
Net Assets $155,648,526

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$390,499 1.32% Jeffrey Finkelstein President, CEO

Mission

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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Jewish Nevada (NV) 92.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
tel: (412) 992-5240
EIN: 25-1017602

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Board Leadership

Meryl K. Ainsman
Chair

CEO

Jeffrey H. Finkelstein
President & CEO