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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of Columbus

We are one

three stars

86.74

1175 College Avenue Columbus, OH 43209
tel: (614) 237-7686   Web Site
EIN: 31-0838745

Board Leadership
Robert H. Schottenstein
Chair

CEO
Joel Marcovitch
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.74 three stars
  Financial 84.15 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation of Columbus, founded in 1926, is dedicated to strengthening and enriching the central Ohio Jewish Community through the support of and service to the Jewish community through its comprehensive family of social service, human service, and Jewish educational agencies, synagogues. and organizations. In addition, the Jewish Federation's of Columbus outstanding commitment to and responsibility for the state of Israel and Jews in need around the world remains steadfast. The Federation's core competencies include the efficient raising of annual campaign funds and the prudent and fiscally responsible investment of those funds towards the betterment of our community and world Jewry.

The Jewish Federation of Columbus, founded in 1926, is dedicated to strengthening and enriching the central Ohio Jewish Community through the support of and service to the Jewish community through its comprehensive family of social service, human service, and Jewish educational agencies, synagogues. and organizations. In addition, the Jewish Federation's of Columbus outstanding commitment to and responsibility for the state of Israel and Jews in need around the world remains steadfast. The Federation's core competencies include the efficient raising of annual campaign funds and the prudent and fiscally responsible investment of those funds towards the betterment of our community and world Jewry.

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Financial

three stars

84.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.88
  Program Expenses Growth -1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Columbus on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Columbus on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Columbus (OH) 86.74 three stars
Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee (FL) 90.99 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 96.53 four stars
Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts (MA) 91.06 four stars
Jewish Federation of San Antonio (TX) 85.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,153,159
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,153,159
   Program Service Revenue $27,540
Total Primary Revenue $6,180,699
   Other Revenue $292,788
TOTAL REVENUE $6,473,487
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,048,057
   Administrative Expenses $658,639
   Fundraising Expenses $633,489
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,340,185
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $133,302
   
Net Assets $12,800,471

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
Community Relations $1,946,321 38.6%
Social Services $2,185,538 43.3%
Allocations $916,198 18.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 86.74 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 78.45 two stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 86.29 three stars
2015-06 03/01/2017 88.80 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 87.77 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.80 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 83.43 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 86.56 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 82.65 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 83.37 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 81.60 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 87.56 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 83.87 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 84.58 three stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 82.89 three stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 85.08 three stars
2005-06 12/01/2006 70.79 two stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 89.00 three stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 73.61 two stars
2002-06 09/01/2003 82.30 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 31-0838745
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF COLUMBUS
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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1956
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$246,135 3.88% Gordon Hecker President. CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Columbus (OH) 86.74 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 96.53 four stars
Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts (MA) 91.06 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Houston (TX) 91.44 four stars
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires (MA) 85.60 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Columbus
1175 College Avenue
Columbus, OH 43209
tel: (614) 237-7686
fax: (614) 237-2221
EIN: 31-0838745

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Board Leadership

Robert H. Schottenstein
Chair

CEO

Joel Marcovitch
Chief Executive Officer

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