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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis

Live generously

four stars

94.78

6705 Hoover Road Indianapolis, IN 46260
tel: (317) 726-5450   Web Site
EIN: 35-0888017

Board Leadership
Mike Rubin
President

CEO
Debra Barton Grant
Executive Vice President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.78 four stars
  Financial 93.80 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis is the central philanthropic, planning and community relations organization of the Jewish community. The Federation and its agencies, in cooperation with the synagogues, function to promote the general welfare of the Jewish community and to ensure the creative survival and continuity of the Jewish people. The Federation community mission is grounded in a pluralistic understanding of the historical, moral and cultural values of Judaism. The Federation is the connection to the entire Jewish community - in Indianapolis, in Israel and around the world.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis is the central philanthropic, planning and community relations organization of the Jewish community. The Federation and its agencies, in cooperation with the synagogues, function to promote the general welfare of the Jewish community and to ensure the creative survival and continuity of the Jewish people. The Federation community mission is grounded in a pluralistic understanding of the historical, moral and cultural values of Judaism. The Federation is the connection to the entire Jewish community - in Indianapolis, in Israel and around the world.

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Financial

four stars

93.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
87.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.81
  Program Expenses Growth 3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 94.78 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor (MI) 92.02 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo (OH) 90.70 four stars
Jewish Federation of Tulsa (OK) 88.58 three stars
Jewish Federation of Nashville & Middle Tennessee (TN) 88.24 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,241,378
   Federated Campaigns $1,763
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,243,141
   Program Service Revenue $2,558,747
Total Primary Revenue $11,801,888
   Other Revenue $5,571,189
TOTAL REVENUE $17,373,077
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,346,499
   Administrative Expenses $835,738
   Fundraising Expenses $1,339,566
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,521,803
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,851,274
   
Net Assets $77,819,622

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
Annual Grant Program $10,817,192 95.3%
Jewish Family Services $529,307 4.7%

Ratings History
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 94.78 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 95.47 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 86.84 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.76 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 82.19 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 83.99 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 90.13 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 81.84 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 81.69 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.29 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 82.27 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 91.50 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 95.27 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 90.42 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 79.79 two stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 73.00 two stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 76.79 two stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 92.00 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 82.80 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 35-0888017
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER INDIANAPOLIS INC
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
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 April, 1955
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$168,826 1.24% Debra Barton Grant Executive Vice President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 94.78 four stars
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires (MA) 87.71 three stars
Jewish Federation of Cincinnati (OH) 89.26 three stars
Memphis Jewish Federation (TN) 86.42 three stars
Savannah Jewish Federation (GA) 94.04 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis
6705 Hoover Road
Indianapolis, IN 46260
tel: (317) 726-5450
fax: (317) 205-0307
EIN: 35-0888017

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Board Leadership

Mike Rubin
President

CEO

Debra Barton Grant
Executive Vice President

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