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National Council of Jewish Women

A faith in the future. A belief in action.

two stars

79.68

2055 L Street, NW Suite 650
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 296-2588   Web Site
EIN: 13-1641076

Board Leadership
Beatrice Kahn
President

CEO
Sheila Katz
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.68 two stars
  Financial 72.14 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. For over a century, NCJW has been at the forefront of social change. NCJW members are outspoken champions for progressive policies at the federal, state, and local levels. Over the years, NCJW's collective voice has changed the world for the better - improving the lives of women, children, and families in the US and Israel.

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. For over a century, NCJW has been at the forefront of social change. NCJW members are outspoken champions for progressive policies at the federal, state, and local levels. Over the years, NCJW's collective voice has changed the world for the better - improving the lives of women, children, and families in the US and Israel.

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Financial

two stars

72.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
66.0%
  Administrative Expenses 22.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.35
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Council of Jewish Women on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Council of Jewish Women on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Council of Jewish Women (DC) 79.68 two stars
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NY) 86.05 three stars
Washington Area Women's Foundation (DC) 90.52 four stars
Chicago Foundation for Women (IL) 93.60 four stars
National Partnership for Women & Families (DC) 85.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,197,968
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $214,559
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,412,527
   Program Service Revenue $211,180
Total Primary Revenue $3,623,707
   Other Revenue $558,784
TOTAL REVENUE $4,182,491
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,370,230
   Administrative Expenses $1,785,655
   Fundraising Expenses $531,354
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,687,239
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,504,748
   
Net Assets $17,456,564

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
Chapter Support $1,749,384 51.9%
Domestic Advocacy $1,063,800 31.6%
International Programs $557,046 16.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 79.68 two stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 84.39 three stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 86.53 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 84.67 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2017 88.68 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 87.98 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 87.18 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 85.49 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 87.65 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 83.14 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.69 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 75.79 two stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 84.01 three stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 78.59 two stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 71.33 two stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 78.80 two stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 76.27 two stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 71.11 two stars
2002-06 04/01/2004 72.79 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 13-1641076
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN INCORPORATED
NTEE Code S81
NTEE Classification Women's Service Clubs
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(29) Other religious activities
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 parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN INCORPORATED
Ruling Date June, 1949
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$271,174 4.76% Nancy Kaufman Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Council of Jewish Women (DC) 79.68 two stars
Washington Area Women's Foundation (DC) 90.52 four stars
Chicago Foundation for Women (IL) 93.60 four stars
The Women's Foundation of Colorado (CO) 87.46 three stars
Provide (MA) 93.80 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Council of Jewish Women
2055 L Street, NW
Suite 650
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 296-2588
EIN: 13-1641076

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Board Leadership

Beatrice Kahn
President

CEO

Sheila Katz
Chief Executive Officer

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