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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley

Maintaining and strengthening Jewish identity, Jewish community and Jewish life

four stars

95.85

14855 Oka Road Suite 200
Los Gatos, CA 95032
tel: (408) 357-7500   Web Site
EIN: 94-1167405

Board Leadership
Jeff Kanel
Chairs

CEO
Jyl Jurman
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.85 four stars
  Financial 95.72 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley is to raise and to allocate funds needed to maintain and strengthen Jewish identity, Jewish community and Jewish life, and to work toward meeting the needs and concerns of the Jewish community locally, in the United States, in Israel and throughout the Diaspora and to develop leadership. In fulfilling its purposes and programs, the Federation embodies a primary commitment to Klal Yisrael (the responsibility of each Jew for another), to Tikun Olam (the process of repairing the world), and to the centrality of Israel to the Jewish people.

The mission of the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley is to raise and to allocate funds needed to maintain and strengthen Jewish identity, Jewish community and Jewish life, and to work toward meeting the needs and concerns of the Jewish community locally, in the United States, in Israel and throughout the Diaspora and to develop leadership. In fulfilling its purposes and programs, the Federation embodies a primary commitment to Klal Yisrael (the responsibility of each Jew for another), to Tikun Olam (the process of repairing the world), and to the centrality of Israel to the Jewish people.

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Financial

four stars

95.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
90.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.60
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley (CA) 95.85 four stars
Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties (NJ) 87.51 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 87.52 three stars
Jewish Nevada (NV) 92.56 four stars
Combined Jewish Philanthropies (MA) 94.56 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,161,278
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,161,278
   Program Service Revenue $3,536,662
Total Primary Revenue $5,697,940
   Other Revenue $494,956
TOTAL REVENUE $6,192,896
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,949,675
   Administrative Expenses $328,755
   Fundraising Expenses $262,146
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,540,576
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-347,680
   
Net Assets $29,436,400

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
To Fund and Support Agencies and Programs $3,301,379 55.5%
Levy Family Campus $1,948,854 32.8%
Jewish Community News $59,622 1.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 95.85 four stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 97.17 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 96.94 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.33 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.21 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 89.18 three stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 92.37 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 92.28 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 90.77 four stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 91.57 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 91.84 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 96.54 four stars
2008-06 04/01/2010 95.99 four stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 95.71 four stars
2006-06 12/01/2007 80.24 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 65.28 one star
2004-06 04/01/2005 64.61 one star
2003-06 08/01/2004 82.69 three stars
2002-06 06/01/2004 86.89 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 94-1167405
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF SILICON VALLEY
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 (927) Fundraising
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
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 June, 1952
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

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
$231,009 3.53% Jyl Jurman CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley (CA) 95.85 four stars
Jewish Federation of Cleveland (OH) 90.76 four stars
Good People Fund (NJ) 92.74 four stars
Jewish Federation of Delaware (DE) 97.79 four stars
The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey (NJ) 89.62 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley
14855 Oka Road
Suite 200
Los Gatos, CA 95032
tel: (408) 357-7500
fax: (408) 358-3033
EIN: 94-1167405

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Board Leadership

Jeff Kanel
Chairs

CEO

Jyl Jurman
Chief Executive Officer

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