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Jewelers for Children

A gift of love for children in need

two stars

75.84

120 Broadway, 28th Floor New York, NY 10271
tel: (212) 687-2949   Web Site
EIN: 13-3716474

Board Leadership
Pamela Mortensen
Chairman

CEO
David Rocha
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.84 two stars
  Financial 66.07 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

As the industry's charity, Jewelers for Children (JFC) is generously supported by those who create and sell fine jewelry and watches. Manufacturers, retail jewelers, trade associations, watch companies and those who provide professional services to the jewelry industry unite on behalf of children. Since 1999, more than $ 50 million has been invested in special programs to reach children whose lives have been devastated by catastrophic illness or life-threatening abuse and neglect.

As the industry's charity, Jewelers for Children (JFC) is generously supported by those who create and sell fine jewelry and watches. Manufacturers, retail jewelers, trade associations, watch companies and those who provide professional services to the jewelry industry unite on behalf of children. Since 1999, more than $ 50 million has been invested in special programs to reach children whose lives have been devastated by catastrophic illness or life-threatening abuse and neglect.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of attendees present at rallies/events
1,550
Average grant amount
500,000
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
1,820,000
Increasing companies in the jewelry industry supporting the organizations
1,465
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

one star

66.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth -11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 76.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewelers for Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewelers for Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewelers for Children (NY) 75.84 two stars
Variety the Children's Charity Detroit (MI) 86.79 three stars
Saddle Up! (TN) 85.70 three stars
Challenge Aspen (CO) 94.67 four stars
Turnstone Center for Disabled Children and Adults (IN) 91.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $598,158
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $598,158
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $598,158
   Other Revenue $2,077,732
TOTAL REVENUE $2,675,890
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,070,000
   Administrative Expenses $504,332
   Fundraising Expenses $98,610
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,672,942
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,948
   
Net Assets $560,538

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
Grant Distribution $2,070,000 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 07/01/2019 75.84 two stars
2017-09 12/01/2018 76.25 two stars
2016-09 11/01/2017 81.29 three stars
2015-09 09/01/2016 88.31 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 86.11 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 87.27 three stars
2013-09 12/01/2014 88.61 three stars
2012-09 08/01/2013 89.67 three stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 75.25 two stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 75.88 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 07/01/2011 65.51 one star
2009-09 07/01/2010 59.24 one star
2008-09 10/01/2009 62.13 one star
2007-09 09/01/2008 75.74 two stars
2006-09 12/01/2007 85.66 three stars
2005-09 12/01/2006 88.20 three stars
2004-09 11/01/2005 85.42 three stars
2003-09 09/01/2004 88.82 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 13-3716474
Name in IRS Master File JEWELERS FOR CHILDREN
NTEE Code T20
NTEE Classification Private Grantmaking Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 January, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$225,000 8.41% David L. Rocha Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewelers for Children (NY) 75.84 two stars
The Ability Experience (NC) 88.80 three stars
Variety - the Children's Charity of Iowa (IA) 86.84 three stars
Rainbow Acres (AZ) 85.58 three stars
Challenge Aspen (CO) 94.67 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewelers for Children
120 Broadway, 28th Floor
New York, NY 10271
tel: (212) 687-2949
fax: (212) 687-3226
EIN: 13-3716474

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Board Leadership

Pamela Mortensen
Chairman

CEO

David Rocha
Executive Director

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