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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester

Live generously

three stars

86.59

441 East Avenue Rochester, NY 14607
tel: (585) 461-0490   Web Site
EIN: 16-0868942

Board Leadership
Rina Chessin
President

CEO
Meredith Dragon
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.59 three stars
  Financial 84.56 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester is to enrich the quality of life for Jews in Rochester, Israel and around the world. The Federation meets this goal through financial resource development, planning, education, community relations, and volunteer recruitment and training. The Federation convenes agencies, synagogues, and organizations to address issues of common concern. Together, we transform Jewish tradition and values into action. The Rochester Federation's annual campaign supports five beneficiary agencies locally, Federation operations, and social and humanitarian programs and services in Israel and around the world.

The mission of the Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester is to enrich the quality of life for Jews in Rochester, Israel and around the world. The Federation meets this goal through financial resource development, planning, education, community relations, and volunteer recruitment and training. The Federation convenes agencies, synagogues, and organizations to address issues of common concern. Together, we transform Jewish tradition and values into action. The Rochester Federation's annual campaign supports five beneficiary agencies locally, Federation operations, and social and humanitarian programs and services in Israel and around the world.

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Financial

three stars

84.56

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.98
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester (NY) 86.59 three stars
Jewish Federation of Cleveland (OH) 90.76 four stars
UJA-Federation of New York (NY) 85.00 three stars
Savannah Jewish Federation (GA) 95.47 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Portland (OR) 90.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,744,397
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $392,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,136,397
   Program Service Revenue $83,140
Total Primary Revenue $7,219,537
   Other Revenue $328,710
TOTAL REVENUE $7,548,247
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,577,087
   Administrative Expenses $1,161,817
   Fundraising Expenses $421,554
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,160,458
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $387,789
   
Net Assets $26,892,433

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
Distributions to Beneficiaries $4,137,940 74.2%
Educational Services $397,138 7.1%
Foundation Development $228,625 4.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 03/01/2018 86.59 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 85.94 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.94 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 80.25 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 83.91 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 91.26 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 86.18 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 84.16 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 86.75 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 80.95 three stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 89.42 three stars
2007-06 02/01/2009 95.90 four stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 84.09 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 76.90 two stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 75.11 two stars
2003-06 08/01/2004 87.57 three stars
2002-06 04/01/2004 95.96 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 16-0868942
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH COMMUNITY FEDERATION OF GREATER ROCHESTER NY INC
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 (29) Other religious activities
(59) Other school related activities
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1963
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Meredith Dragon Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$281,393 3.92% Lawrence Fine Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester (NY) 86.59 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo (NY) 91.15 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor (MI) 96.66 four stars
Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (IL) 88.83 three stars
Jewish Federations of North America (NY) 88.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester
441 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
tel: (585) 461-0490
EIN: 16-0868942

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Board Leadership

Rina Chessin
President

CEO

Meredith Dragon
Executive Director

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