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Community Development : Jewish Federations

Jewish Federation of Omaha

Meeting Jewish communal needs locally, nationally and in Israel

97.86

333 South 132nd Street Omaha, NE 68154
tel: (402) 334-8200   Web Site
EIN: 47-0384659

Board Leadership
Mike Siegel
President

CEO
Phil Malcom
Interim CEO & Executive Director of Operations

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.86
  Financial 99.72
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation of Omaha is the Jewish community's central fundraising and planning address. The Federation sponsors a wide variety of social, educational, and cultural programs throughout the year, in addition to mounting an annual community-wide fundraising campaign. Campaign proceeds meet the physical and spiritual needs of Jews here in Omaha and around the world. Locally, the Federation umbrella includes ADL/CRC, the Jewish Community Center, Jewish Educational and Library Services, Jewish Family Service and Jewish Senior Services as well as Federation programs such as Jewish experience scholarships, missions to Israel, birthright Israel, our Partnership with Israel, Children's Needs Scholarships and Bar/Bat Mitzvah Camp Grants.

The Jewish Federation of Omaha is the Jewish community's central fundraising and planning address. The Federation sponsors a wide variety of social, educational, and cultural programs throughout the year, in addition to mounting an annual community-wide fundraising campaign. Campaign proceeds meet the physical and spiritual needs of Jews here in Omaha and around the world. Locally, the Federation umbrella includes ADL/CRC, the Jewish Community Center, Jewish Educational and Library Services, Jewish Family Service and Jewish Senior Services as well as Federation programs such as Jewish experience scholarships, missions to Israel, birthright Israel, our Partnership with Israel, Children's Needs Scholarships and Bar/Bat Mitzvah Camp Grants.

Financial

99.72

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 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)
94.9%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.31
  Program Expenses Growth 7.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Omaha on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Omaha on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,344,420
   Federated Campaigns $15,563
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $5,915,807
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,275,790
   Program Service Revenue $20,978,608
Total Primary Revenue $35,254,398
   Other Revenue $318,493
TOTAL REVENUE $35,572,891
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $27,539,474
   Administrative Expenses $992,388
   Fundraising Expenses $796,714
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $29,328,576
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,244,315
   
Net Assets $36,180,845

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
Rose Blumkin Jewish Home $11,498,373 41.8%
Preserving Jewish Identity $7,937,542 28.8%
Center for Engagement and Education $889,011 3.2%

Ratings History
Jewish Federation of Omaha has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 05/01/2021 97.86
2018-06 11/01/2019 100.00
2017-06 11/01/2018 98.23
2016-06 12/22/2017 91.16
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.16
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.16
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 86.72
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.61
2013-06 12/01/2014 94.66
2012-06 11/01/2013 90.15
2012-06 10/14/2013 87.63
2011-06 09/01/2012 91.23
2010-06 11/01/2011 92.20
2009-06 09/20/2011 89.38
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 99.37
2008-06 03/01/2010 94.12
2007-06 05/01/2009 94.15
2006-06 12/01/2007 72.72
2005-06 10/01/2006 71.57
2004-06 08/01/2005 93.70

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

EIN 47-0384659
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF OMAHA 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 (296) Community center
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(149) Other instruction and training
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, 1935
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
$185,000 0.63% Alan Potash CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Omaha (NE) 97.86
Jewish Federation of Greater Houston (TX) 90.94
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 93.48
Jewish Federation of Broward County (FL) 97.41
Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region (CA) 86.56

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Omaha
333 South 132nd Street
Omaha, NE 68154
tel: (402) 334-8200
fax: (402) 334-6597
EIN: 47-0384659

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Board Leadership

Mike Siegel
President

CEO

Phil Malcom
Interim CEO & Executive Director of Operations

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