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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of El Paso

Building community

two stars

73.36

7110 North Mesa El Paso, TX 79912
tel: (915) 842-9554   Web Site
EIN: 74-1168038

Board Leadership
Janet Wechter
President

CEO
Robert French
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.36 two stars
  Financial 72.75 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Jewish Federation of El Paso is to enhance the quality of Jewish life here and overseas to enable Jewish organizations to provide Jewish-oriented cultural, educational, social, and recreational programs and services; and to raise sufficient funds to accomplish this. Among others, our mission focuses on: providing our children, grandchildren and young adults with positive Jewish experiences, programs and services so they will be and remain committed Jews; maintaining and strengthening our ties and relationships with Israel and with Jews in need wherever they live; and strongly advocating for Jewish causes and for Israel within our own community and its media outlets.

The mission of the Jewish Federation of El Paso is to enhance the quality of Jewish life here and overseas to enable Jewish organizations to provide Jewish-oriented cultural, educational, social, and recreational programs and services; and to raise sufficient funds to accomplish this. Among others, our mission focuses on: providing our children, grandchildren and young adults with positive Jewish experiences, programs and services so they will be and remain committed Jews; maintaining and strengthening our ties and relationships with Israel and with Jews in need wherever they live; and strongly advocating for Jewish causes and for Israel within our own community and its media outlets.

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Financial

two stars

72.75

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
54.9%
  Administrative Expenses 27.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.75
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of El Paso on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of El Paso on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of El Paso (TX) 73.36 two stars
Jewish Federation of Omaha (NE) 100.00 four stars
Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee (FL) 90.99 four stars
Jewish Community of Louisville (KY) 91.41 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 92.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $500,713
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $295,823
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $796,536
   Program Service Revenue $9,308
Total Primary Revenue $805,844
   Other Revenue $126,147
TOTAL REVENUE $931,991
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $438,998
   Administrative Expenses $196,847
   Fundraising Expenses $139,097
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $774,942
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $157,049
   
Net Assets $1,898,656

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
Annual Campaign $261,119 59.5%
Jewish-Oriented Educational Activities $158,199 36.0%
Summer Camp Kadima $19,680 4.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 73.36 two stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 70.13 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 70.02 two stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 71.40 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 70.05 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 63.84 one star
2013-12 07/01/2015 71.62 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 65.95 one star
2011-12 06/01/2013 65.46 one star
2010-12 04/01/2012 72.27 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 73.36 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 82.11 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 72.86 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 83.94 three stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 72.03 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 78.83 two stars
2004-12 06/01/2006 66.26 one star
2003-12 05/01/2005 64.75 one star

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

EIN 74-1168038
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF EL PASO
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(29) Other religious activities
(59) Other school related activities
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 December, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$55,385 7.14% Robert J. French Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$66,606 8.59% Patricia Bendalin Campaign Director
$18,000 2.32% Daniel Chejfec Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of El Paso (TX) 73.36 two stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest NJ (NJ) 94.48 four stars
The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey (NJ) 92.61 four stars
Jewish Federation of San Diego County (CA) 89.55 three stars
Savannah Jewish Federation (GA) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of El Paso
7110 North Mesa
El Paso, TX 79912
tel: (915) 842-9554
EIN: 74-1168038

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Board Leadership

Janet Wechter
President

CEO

Robert French
Executive Director

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