Disable all preview features

Community Development : Community Foundations

Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego

Promoting philanthropy

three stars

83.84

4950 Murphy Canyon Road San Diego, CA 92123
tel: (858) 279-2740   Web Site
EIN: 95-2504044

Board Leadership
Janet Acheatel
Chair

CEO
Beth Sirull
President and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.84 three stars
  Financial 77.50 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego promotes philanthropy through meaningful partnerships with donors and community organizations in achieving charitable goals and increases current and future support for a vibrant and secure Jewish community in San Diego, Israel and around the world. As a primary, trusted and expert resource for philanthropy, the Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego will engage, educate and inspire generations of givers throughout the Jewish community. Since its inception in 1967, the Foundation has granted over $1 billion to nonprofits.

The Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego promotes philanthropy through meaningful partnerships with donors and community organizations in achieving charitable goals and increases current and future support for a vibrant and secure Jewish community in San Diego, Israel and around the world. As a primary, trusted and expert resource for philanthropy, the Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego will engage, educate and inspire generations of givers throughout the Jewish community. Since its inception in 1967, the Foundation has granted over $1 billion to nonprofits.

Impact Information

data icon Looking for Impact Information?

Charity Navigator is collaborating with GuideStar, GlobalGiving, Classy, and ImpactMatters to display impact-related information on our rated profile pages. Each partner collects this data directly from nonprofits and provides updates to Charity Navigator when available.

If you are interested in seeing this charity provide its impact information, please click below. This will indicate your interest and encourage the nonprofit to share data with partners that are currently collecting information.

Financial

two stars

77.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
99.1%
  Administrative Expenses 0.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.92
  Program Expenses Growth -9.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego (CA) 83.84 three stars
Community Foundation of Howard County (IN) 87.01 three stars
Miami Foundation (FL) 93.79 four stars
Common Counsel Foundation (CA) 92.02 four stars
The Greater New Orleans Foundation (LA) 91.06 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $98,494,154
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $245,006
   Related Organizations $21,746,345
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $120,485,505
   Program Service Revenue $540,710
Total Primary Revenue $121,026,215
   Other Revenue $10,507,537
TOTAL REVENUE $131,533,752
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $85,406,023
   Administrative Expenses $933,939
   Fundraising Expenses $283,769
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $86,623,731
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $44,910,021
   
Net Assets $250,079,850

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
Fund Distribution $85,406,023 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 83.84 three stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 90.71 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 88.90 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 90.71 four stars
2014-06 08/01/2016 90.71 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.50 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 92.72 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 93.28 four stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 93.27 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 93.28 four stars
2010-06 04/01/2012 91.16 four stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 89.67 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 89.45 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 82.08 three stars
2008-06 12/01/2009 90.31 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 95.04 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 93.65 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 87.42 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 94.47 four stars
2003-06 09/01/2004 94.91 four 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 95-2504044
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SAN DIEGO
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 February, 1968
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$264,765 0.30% Beth Sirull President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego (CA) 83.84 three stars
Midland Area Community Foundation (MI) 95.04 four stars
Community Foundation of Snohomish County (WA) 95.47 four stars
Williamsburg Community Foundation (VA) 85.63 three stars
Community Foundation for Monterey County (CA) 94.69 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego
4950 Murphy Canyon Road
San Diego, CA 92123
tel: (858) 279-2740
fax: (858) 279-6105
EIN: 95-2504044

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Janet Acheatel
Chair

CEO

Beth Sirull
President and Chief Executive Officer

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.