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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Nevada

Representing the voice of the organized Jewish community

four stars

92.38

2317 Renaissance Drive Las Vegas, NV 89119
tel: (702) 732-0556   Web Site
EIN: 88-0098500

Board Leadership
Marla R. Letizia
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Stefanie Tuzman
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.38 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation of Las Vegas represents the voice of the organized Jewish community. Bound together by shared history, traditions, and common values, it seeks to assure Jewish continuity in Las Vegas, in Israel, and around the world by preserving, strengthening, and enhancing Jewish life and transmitting these values to succeeding generations. The Federation is the central coordinating body for fundraising, planning, allocations, and communal services for the Jewish community. A well-established and widely-regarded humanitarian organization, the Federation has served the Las Vegas community for the last three decades and has raised nearly $45 million to support Jewish causes here in Las Vegas, in Israel and in 59 countries around the world.

The Jewish Federation of Las Vegas represents the voice of the organized Jewish community. Bound together by shared history, traditions, and common values, it seeks to assure Jewish continuity in Las Vegas, in Israel, and around the world by preserving, strengthening, and enhancing Jewish life and transmitting these values to succeeding generations. The Federation is the central coordinating body for fundraising, planning, allocations, and communal services for the Jewish community. A well-established and widely-regarded humanitarian organization, the Federation has served the Las Vegas community for the last three decades and has raised nearly $45 million to support Jewish causes here in Las Vegas, in Israel and in 59 countries around the world.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
88.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.49
  Program Expenses Growth -7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Nevada on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Nevada on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Nevada (NV) 92.38 four stars
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York (NY) 87.98 three stars
Milwaukee Jewish Federation (WI) 96.20 four stars
UJA-Federation of New York (NY) 89.99 three stars
UJA Federation of Greenwich (CT) 85.66 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,234,243
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $102,500
Total Contributions $4,336,743
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,336,743
   Other Revenue $1,581,989
TOTAL REVENUE $5,918,732
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,069,807
   Administrative Expenses $115,713
   Fundraising Expenses $385,393
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,570,913
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,347,819
   
Net Assets $20,264,090

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
Fund Distribution $4,069,807 100.0%

Ratings History
Jewish Nevada has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 92.38 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 92.56 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 92.38 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 94.26 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.82 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 90.37 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 91.46 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 83.05 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.89 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 73.62 two stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 97.89 four stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 99.01 four stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 98.81 four stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 95.91 four stars
2004-06 06/01/2005 87.35 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 88-0098500
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF LAS VEGAS
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 (29) Other religious activities
(59) Other school related activities
(179) Other health services
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 August, 1976
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
$238,228 5.21% Todd S. Polikoff President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Nevada (NV) 92.38 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul (MN) 87.63 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 94.78 four stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo (OH) 90.70 four stars
Memphis Jewish Federation (TN) 86.42 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Nevada
2317 Renaissance Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89119
tel: (702) 732-0556
fax: (702) 732-3228
EIN: 88-0098500

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Board Leadership

Marla R. Letizia
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Stefanie Tuzman
President & CEO

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