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Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington

Promoting Jewish continuity and identity

three stars

89.66

6125 Montrose Road Rockville, MD 20852
tel: (301) 881-0100   Web Site
EIN: 53-0205921

Board Leadership
Arthur Polott
Chair

CEO
Michael Feinstein
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.66 three stars
  Financial 85.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (BJCCGW) is one of the largest metropolitan JCCs in the country. Our mission is to promote Jewish continuity and identity, and create community in an atmosphere of warmth and meaning. We inspire and connect people of all ages and backgrounds through educational, cultural and recreational opportunities in a welcoming and inclusive environment. The BJCCGW was created in 1913 and incorporated in 1923. Today, the BJCC's programs and facilities serve more than 2,500 people of varying backgrounds and ages each day. With more than 2,000 diverse programs, services and classes offered each year, every individual and family can create their own personal JCC experience.

The Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (BJCCGW) is one of the largest metropolitan JCCs in the country. Our mission is to promote Jewish continuity and identity, and create community in an atmosphere of warmth and meaning. We inspire and connect people of all ages and backgrounds through educational, cultural and recreational opportunities in a welcoming and inclusive environment. The BJCCGW was created in 1913 and incorporated in 1923. Today, the BJCC's programs and facilities serve more than 2,500 people of varying backgrounds and ages each day. With more than 2,000 diverse programs, services and classes offered each year, every individual and family can create their own personal JCC experience.

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Financial

three stars

85.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.93
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (MD) 89.66 three stars
Armed Services YMCA (VA) 90.71 four stars
YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth (TX) 87.64 three stars
Kishwaukee Family YMCA (IL) 86.89 three stars
YWCA Knoxville (TN) 89.30 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,843,917
   Federated Campaigns $11,664
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $760,431
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $441,079
Total Contributions $4,057,091
   Program Service Revenue $9,148,734
Total Primary Revenue $13,205,825
   Other Revenue $316,400
TOTAL REVENUE $13,522,225
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,334,721
   Administrative Expenses $1,453,600
   Fundraising Expenses $631,767
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,420,088
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $102,137
   
Net Assets $19,975,412

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
Health and Wellness $4,146,675 36.6%
Early Childhood $3,105,489 27.4%
Camp, Youth, And Teens $2,307,187 20.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 89.66 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 92.74 four stars
2016-06 07/06/2017 88.06 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 91.32 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.79 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.76 four stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 91.29 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 86.06 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 88.42 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 83.74 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 81.07 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 74.82 two stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 70.83 two stars
2007-06 12/17/2008 86.01 three stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 79.47 two stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 82.99 three stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 68.39 one star
2003-06 10/01/2004 75.91 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 53-0205921
Name in IRS Master File BENDER JCC OF GREATER WASHINGTON
NTEE Code P28
NTEE Classification Neighborhood Centers, Settlement Houses
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (324) YMCA, YWCA, YMCA, etc.
(349) Other youth organization or activities
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
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 November, 1937
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$238,454 1.77% Michael Feinstein Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (MD) 89.66 three stars
YMCA of Long Island (NY) 89.33 three stars
YMCA of South Palm Beach County (FL) 91.04 four stars
YWCA Pierce County (WA) 89.91 three stars
Armed Services YMCA (VA) 90.71 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852
tel: (301) 881-0100
EIN: 53-0205921

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Board Leadership

Arthur Polott
Chair

CEO

Michael Feinstein
Chief Executive Officer

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