Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ

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

three stars

87.38

901 Route 10 P.O. Box 929
Whippany, NJ 07981
tel: (973) 929-3028   Web Site
EIN: 22-1487222

Board Leadership
Scott Krieger
President

CEO
Dov Ben-Shimon
Executive Vice President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.38 three stars
  Financial 82.62 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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Financial

three stars

82.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
84.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.23
  Program Expenses Growth 0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.0%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $35,693,657
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $26,257
   Related Organizations $2,711,047
   Government Grants $30,000
Total Contributions $38,460,961
   Program Service Revenue $1,963,405
Total Primary Revenue $40,424,366
   Other Revenue $12,837,945
TOTAL REVENUE $53,262,311
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $40,832,392
   Administrative Expenses $3,259,010
   Fundraising Expenses $4,558,462
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $48,649,864
   
Payments to Affiliates $871,301
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,612,447
   
Net Assets $187,341,367

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$352,236 0.72% Dov Ben-Shimon Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ (NJ) 87.38 three stars
Jewish Federation and Family Services of Orange County (CA) 96.96 four stars
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley (CA) 97.17 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines (IA) 90.55 four stars
Jewish Federation of Columbus (OH) 88.80 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ
901 Route 10
P.O. Box 929
Whippany, NJ 07981
tel: (973) 929-3028
fax: (973) 884-7361
EIN: 22-1487222

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Board Leadership

Scott Krieger
President

CEO

Dov Ben-Shimon
Executive Vice President