Disable all preview features

Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas

The central coordinating agency for the Dallas Jewish community

two stars

76.60

7800 Northaven Road Dallas, TX 75230
tel: (214) 369-3313   Web Site
EIN: 75-0800654

Board Leadership
A.J. Rosmarin
Board Chair

CEO
Mariam Shpeen Feist
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.60 two stars
  Financial 70.03 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For over a century, the Federation has been the central coordinating agency for the Dallas community. It is the one place where philanthropy, volunteerism and shared commitment come together to make a difference in the community and the world. From hometown to homeland, Federation brings life-saving and life-sustaining caring to Jews in need in Dallas and overseas. Through its vast network of services, programs and special campaigns, Federation has helped millions of people. By addressing Jewish affiliation and identity through education and programs about heritage and religion, Federation maintains Jewish community and fosters Jewish continuity for children, teens and adults.

For over a century, the Federation has been the central coordinating agency for the Dallas community. It is the one place where philanthropy, volunteerism and shared commitment come together to make a difference in the community and the world. From hometown to homeland, Federation brings life-saving and life-sustaining caring to Jews in need in Dallas and overseas. Through its vast network of services, programs and special campaigns, Federation has helped millions of people. By addressing Jewish affiliation and identity through education and programs about heritage and religion, Federation maintains Jewish community and fosters Jewish continuity for children, teens and adults.

Financial

two stars

70.03

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 64.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas (TX) 76.60 two stars
Jewish United Fund of Chicago (IL) 91.75 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 85.79 three stars
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York (NY) 87.47 three stars
Jewish Federation of San Diego County (CA) 88.62 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,294,726
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $256,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,551,226
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $11,551,226
   Other Revenue $109,836
TOTAL REVENUE $11,661,062
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,322,968
   Administrative Expenses $1,584,993
   Fundraising Expenses $1,526,540
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,434,501
   
Payments to Affiliates $486,502
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $226,561
   
Net Assets $4,881,132

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
Allocations $5,440,898 65.4%
Community Engagement $1,017,134 12.2%
Center for Jewish Education $535,293 6.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-07 04/01/2021 76.60 two stars
2018-07 10/01/2019 82.44 three stars
2017-07 06/01/2019 81.70 three stars
2016-07 02/01/2019 78.80 two stars
2016-07 12/01/2018 78.62 two stars
2015-07 10/01/2016 82.15 three stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 84.81 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 02/01/2016 79.19 two stars
2014-07 11/01/2015 78.62 two stars
2013-07 04/01/2015 84.75 three stars
2013-07 03/01/2015 84.49 three stars
2012-07 11/01/2013 90.10 four stars
2011-07 06/01/2013 86.88 three stars
2011-07 10/01/2012 85.02 three stars
2010-07 10/01/2011 85.29 three stars
2009-07 09/20/2011 79.55 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-07 12/22/2010 71.20 two stars
2008-07 02/01/2010 79.22 two stars
2007-07 11/01/2008 78.06 two stars
2006-07 08/01/2007 73.08 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 75-0800654
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER DALLAS
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 (902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
(150) Hospital
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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 August, 1942
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
  • July, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$337,114 2.94% Bradley Laye President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas (TX) 76.60 two stars
St. Paul Jewish Federation (MN) 87.23 three stars
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles (CA) 87.69 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford (CT) 91.04 four stars
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires (MA) 85.60 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas
7800 Northaven Road
Dallas, TX 75230
tel: (214) 369-3313
fax: (214) 369-8943
EIN: 75-0800654

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

A.J. Rosmarin
Board Chair

CEO

Mariam Shpeen Feist
President & CEO

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.