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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ

Saving the world, one person at a time, every day

four stars

96.46

901 Route 10 P.O. Box 929
Whippany, NJ 07981
tel: (973) 929-3000   Web Site
EIN: 22-1487222

Board Leadership
David Saginaw
President

CEO
Dov Ben-Shimon
Executive Vice President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

The Jewish Federation of Metrowest New Jersey helps to make Jewish education and Jewish camping affordable, stands up for Israel, and connects people socially and culturally to their heritage in countless ways. We respond to emergencies near and far, from Haiti to the Jersey shore. The largest Jewish philanthropy in New Jersey, Federation encompasses Essex, Morris, Sussex, Union, and parts of Somerset County. We have the expertise and experience to leverage the work of our 27 local and overseas partner agencies so that what we accomplish, with the help of people like you, is far greater than what one organization or person can achieve on their own.

The Jewish Federation of Metrowest New Jersey helps to make Jewish education and Jewish camping affordable, stands up for Israel, and connects people socially and culturally to their heritage in countless ways. We respond to emergencies near and far, from Haiti to the Jersey shore. The largest Jewish philanthropy in New Jersey, Federation encompasses Essex, Morris, Sussex, Union, and parts of Somerset County. We have the expertise and experience to leverage the work of our 27 local and overseas partner agencies so that what we accomplish, with the help of people like you, is far greater than what one organization or person can achieve on their own.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.56
  Program Expenses Growth 9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ (NJ) 96.46 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte (NC) 89.70 three stars
Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island (RI) 91.63 four stars
Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York (NY) 95.05 four stars
Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (CA) 93.80 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $49,237,016
   Federated Campaigns $16,617
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,398,472
   Related Organizations $10,365,410
   Government Grants $126,260
Total Contributions $62,143,775
   Program Service Revenue $3,212,169
Total Primary Revenue $65,355,944
   Other Revenue $12,848,725
TOTAL REVENUE $78,204,669
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $53,190,256
   Administrative Expenses $5,485,899
   Fundraising Expenses $3,919,955
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $62,596,110
   
Payments to Affiliates $944,922
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $15,608,559
   
Net Assets $318,822,521

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
Critical Support $30,634,438 57.6%
Allocations to Local Jewish Community Agencies $17,506,274 32.9%
Allocations to Serve Jewish Communities Overseas $4,625,956 8.7%

Ratings History
Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 05/01/2021 96.46 four stars
2018-06 12/20/2019 94.48 four stars
2017-06 09/03/2019 93.87 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 87.38 three stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 90.75 four stars
2014-06 08/01/2016 96.46 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-06 11/01/2014 99.04 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2014 91.70 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 84.23 three stars
2010-06 07/01/2012 83.19 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 87.18 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 78.50 two stars
2008-06 12/15/2009 94.04 four stars
2007-06 02/01/2009 86.04 three stars
2006-06 12/15/2007 88.78 three stars
2005-06 12/01/2006 87.91 three stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 82.90 three stars
2003-06 12/01/2004 86.18 three stars
2002-06 12/01/2003 83.70 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 22-1487222
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER METROWEST NJ
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 (922) Endowment fund or financial services
(927) Fundraising
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1955
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$388,634 0.62% Dov Ben-Shimon Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ (NJ) 96.46 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 96.66 four stars
Jewish Federation of San Diego County (CA) 88.62 three stars
Jewish Federation of Columbus (OH) 85.31 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte (NC) 89.70 three stars

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Note: This rating represents consolidated financial data for these organizations:

  • United Jewish Federation of MetroWest New Jersey
  • Jewish Community Foundation of MetroWest New Jersey (22-1714130)

Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ
901 Route 10
P.O. Box 929
Whippany, NJ 07981
tel: (973) 929-3000
fax: (973) 884-7361
EIN: 22-1487222

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Board Leadership

David Saginaw
President

CEO

Dov Ben-Shimon
Executive Vice President, CEO

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