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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of Cincinnati

Bringing our community together to care for Jews in Cincinnati, in Israel, and around the world

four stars

96.44

8499 Ridge Road Cincinnati, OH 45236
tel: (513) 985-1500   Web Site
EIN: 31-0537174

Board Leadership
Gary Greenberg
President

CEO
Shep Englander
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.44 four stars
  Financial 96.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati brings our community together to care for Jews in Cincinnati, in Israel, and around the world, and to develop opportunities for each of us to embrace a Jewish life. We are the largest Jewish non-profit fundraising organization in Cincinnati, charged with building community resources, leadership and trust. We were founded on the Jewish people's commitment to tzedekah- that it is righteous and just to do right by others. For 112 years we have been helping to create a spirit of giving and hope for ourselves and around the world. Our work can be divided into three primary areas: building resources and investing them wisely; building leadership and participation; and building trust and collaboration.

The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati brings our community together to care for Jews in Cincinnati, in Israel, and around the world, and to develop opportunities for each of us to embrace a Jewish life. We are the largest Jewish non-profit fundraising organization in Cincinnati, charged with building community resources, leadership and trust. We were founded on the Jewish people's commitment to tzedekah- that it is righteous and just to do right by others. For 112 years we have been helping to create a spirit of giving and hope for ourselves and around the world. Our work can be divided into three primary areas: building resources and investing them wisely; building leadership and participation; and building trust and collaboration.

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Financial

four stars

96.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
83.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.14
  Program Expenses Growth 7.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Cincinnati on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Cincinnati on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Cincinnati (OH) 96.44 four stars
Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County (CT) 94.48 four stars
Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee (FL) 90.99 four stars
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles (CA) 87.69 three stars
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley (CA) 94.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,467,945
   Federated Campaigns $75,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $15,542,945
   Program Service Revenue $924,530
Total Primary Revenue $16,467,475
   Other Revenue $4,156,095
TOTAL REVENUE $20,623,570
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,543,835
   Administrative Expenses $1,767,381
   Fundraising Expenses $1,569,782
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,880,998
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,257,428
   
Net Assets $86,602,369

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
Local and National Allocations $9,913,628 53.5%
Shared Business Service Program $1,556,667 8.4%
Overnight Camping $1,127,687 6.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 96.44 four stars
2017-12 08/01/2019 89.26 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 88.19 three stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 95.29 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 91.67 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.74 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 96.48 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 94.98 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 94.16 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 93.08 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.43 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 86.04 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 76.25 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 98.87 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 99.09 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 84.93 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 78.34 two stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 86.12 three stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 93.39 four stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 79.11 two 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 31-0537174
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF CINCINNATI
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 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, 1972
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$430,423 1.96% Shepard Englander Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Cincinnati (OH) 96.44 four stars
Jewish Federation of Rockland County (NY) 90.86 four stars
Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley (PA) 86.36 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara (CA) 87.00 three stars
Savannah Jewish Federation (GA) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Cincinnati
8499 Ridge Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236
tel: (513) 985-1500
EIN: 31-0537174

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Board Leadership

Gary Greenberg
President

CEO

Shep Englander
Chief Executive Officer

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