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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle

A vibrant, thriving Jewish community today and tomorrow.

four stars

91.04

2033 Sixth Avenue Seattle, WA 98121
tel: (206) 443-5400   Web Site
EIN: 91-0575950

Board Leadership
David Isenberg
Board Chair

CEO
Nancy B. Greer
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.04 four stars
  Financial 87.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle leads a strong Jewish Puget Sound by serving as a community voice, strengthening connections to Israel and World Jewry, and making investments in Jewish life, for today and the next generation.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle leads a strong Jewish Puget Sound by serving as a community voice, strengthening connections to Israel and World Jewry, and making investments in Jewish life, for today and the next generation.

Financial

three stars

87.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.82
  Program Expenses Growth -0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle (WA) 91.04 four stars
Savannah Jewish Federation (GA) 94.46 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 89.32 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ (NJ) 96.46 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Houston (TX) 90.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,028,458
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $193,186
   Related Organizations $35,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,256,644
   Program Service Revenue $317,780
Total Primary Revenue $4,574,424
   Other Revenue $3,809,108
TOTAL REVENUE $8,383,532
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,957,020
   Administrative Expenses $473,512
   Fundraising Expenses $633,743
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,064,275
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,319,257
   
Net Assets $67,809,940

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
Community Voice $3,233,966 54.3%
Investment in Jewish Life $1,736,055 29.1%
Israel and World Jewry $986,999 16.6%

Ratings History
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 02/01/2021 91.04 four stars
2018-06 12/20/2019 90.12 four stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 88.97 three stars
2017-06 03/01/2019 88.72 three stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 87.70 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2018 90.64 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 87.05 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.22 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 77.00 two stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 82.76 three stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 89.13 three stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 78.80 two stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 74.63 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 74.65 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 68.29 one star
2008-06 04/01/2010 75.21 two stars
2007-06 12/01/2008 75.18 two stars
2006-06 12/01/2007 77.74 two stars
2005-06 10/01/2006 74.47 two stars
2004-06 12/01/2005 86.39 three 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 91-0575950
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER SEATTLE
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 (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(927) Fundraising
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 July, 1942
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
$237,263 3.35% Nancy B. Greer President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle (WA) 91.04 four stars
Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York (NY) 95.05 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Houston (TX) 90.94 four stars
Jewish Federation of Cincinnati (OH) 96.44 four stars
Jewish Federation of Delaware (DE) 95.99 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle
2033 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
tel: (206) 443-5400
fax: (206) 443-0303
EIN: 91-0575950

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Board Leadership

David Isenberg
Board Chair

CEO

Nancy B. Greer
President & CEO

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