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Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County

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four stars

96.06

4200 Park Avenue Suite 300
Bridgeport, CT 06604
tel: (203) 226-8197   Web Site
EIN: 06-0994563

Board Leadership
Jim Sugarman
Chair

CEO
David Weisberg
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.06 four stars
  Financial 94.44 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Guided by our Jewish values of Tzedakah (righteous giving), Chesed (loving kindness) and Tikun Olam (repairing the world), we work together to meet vital needs at home, in Israel and around the world, and to cultivate a vibrant and inclusive Jewish community, now and for future generations.

Guided by our Jewish values of Tzedakah (righteous giving), Chesed (loving kindness) and Tikun Olam (repairing the world), we work together to meet vital needs at home, in Israel and around the world, and to cultivate a vibrant and inclusive Jewish community, now and for future generations.

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Financial

four stars

94.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
74.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.54
  Program Expenses Growth 19.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County (CT) 96.06 four stars
Jewish Federation of Cincinnati (OH) 88.19 three stars
Good People Fund (NJ) 92.74 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo (NY) 89.69 three stars
Jewish Federation of St. Louis (MO) 91.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $115,252
   Federated Campaigns $967,679
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,082,931
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,082,931
   Other Revenue $299,752
TOTAL REVENUE $1,382,683
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $999,340
   Administrative Expenses $132,485
   Fundraising Expenses $157,848
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,289,673
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $93,010
   
Net Assets $5,331,402

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 to Non-Profit Agencies $540,488 54.1%
Educational and Community Projects $458,852 45.9%

Ratings History
Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 96.06 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 95.15 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 92.16 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 90.73 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 90.05 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 79.69 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 74.29 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 69.58 one star
2013-12 07/01/2015 69.67 one star
2012-12 04/01/2014 79.17 two stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 75.02 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 70.92 two stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 67.05 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 09/01/2010 61.34 one star
2008-08 07/01/2009 85.37 three stars
2007-08 10/01/2008 85.70 three stars
2006-08 03/01/2008 86.77 three stars
2005-08 11/01/2006 61.98 one star
2004-08 05/01/2005 48.27 zero star
2003-08 08/01/2004 71.81 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 06-0994563
Name in IRS Master File FEDERATION FOR JEWISH PHILANTHROPY OF UPPER FAIRFIELD COUNTY INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
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, 1982
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$157,083 12.18% David Weisberg Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County (CT) 96.06 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ (NJ) 87.38 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle (WA) 88.72 three stars
Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley (PA) 87.36 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford (CT) 91.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County
4200 Park Avenue
Suite 300
Bridgeport, CT 06604
tel: (203) 226-8197
fax: (203) 226-5051
EIN: 06-0994563

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Board Leadership

Jim Sugarman
Chair

CEO

David Weisberg
CEO

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