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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties

Fulfilling the needs of Jewish people in the community

three stars

83.07

775 Talamini Road Bridgewater, NJ 08807
tel: (908) 758-2002   Web Site
EIN: 22-1668993

Board Leadership
Eric Lavitsky
President

CEO
Robin Wishnie
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.07 three stars
  Financial 80.59 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties is the umbrella organization of the area's Jewish community, bringing together agencies, organizations, and communities to support and fulfill the needs of the Jewish people. The Federation raises funds to coordinate services and to help support agencies that touch the lives of Jews in Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties, in Israel, and throughout the world. It provides information and referrals for a whole host of human needs, including relocation assistance, vocational issues, homelessness, nursing home placement, disability services, counseling, and many others.

The Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties is the umbrella organization of the area's Jewish community, bringing together agencies, organizations, and communities to support and fulfill the needs of the Jewish people. The Federation raises funds to coordinate services and to help support agencies that touch the lives of Jews in Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties, in Israel, and throughout the world. It provides information and referrals for a whole host of human needs, including relocation assistance, vocational issues, homelessness, nursing home placement, disability services, counseling, and many others.

Financial

three stars

80.59

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.08
  Program Expenses Growth -1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties (NJ) 83.07 three stars
The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey (NJ) 89.62 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Portland (OR) 90.17 four stars
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore (MD) 97.17 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ (NJ) 87.38 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $639,356
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $639,356
   Program Service Revenue $4,880
Total Primary Revenue $644,236
   Other Revenue $359,586
TOTAL REVENUE $1,003,822
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $675,448
   Administrative Expenses $56,861
   Fundraising Expenses $101,447
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $833,756
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $170,066
   
Net Assets $1,948,786

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
Funding: Recreational Activities $210,267 31.1%
Educational Organizations $182,815 27.1%
Programs in Cultural and Ethnic Studies $46,536 6.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 83.07 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 87.51 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 80.86 three stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 87.07 three stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 85.74 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.80 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 75.41 two stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 81.68 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 81.72 three stars
2010-12 07/01/2012 80.96 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 22-1668993
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF SOMERSET COUNTY
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 (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
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 November, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$83,200 9.97% Robin Wishnie Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties (NJ) 83.07 three stars
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester (NY) 86.63 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte (NC) 88.55 three stars
Jewish Federation of Broward County (FL) 97.11 four stars
Jewish Federation of Jacksonville (FL) 85.38 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties
775 Talamini Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
tel: (908) 758-2002
EIN: 22-1668993

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Board Leadership

Eric Lavitsky
President

CEO

Robin Wishnie
Executive Director

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