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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking)

Jewish Nevada

Representing the voice of the organized Jewish community

94.95

9510 West Sahara Avenue Suite 225
Las Vegas, NV 89117
tel: (702) 732-0556   Web Site
EIN: 88-0098500

Board Leadership
Joshua Pianko
Chair of the Board

CEO
Stefanie Tuzman
President & CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.95
  Financial 94.10
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

94.10

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
88.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.60
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
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) 94.95
Jewish Federation of Greater Buffalo (NY) 92.02
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires (MA) 85.69
Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton (OH) 90.94
Jewish United Fund of Chicago (IL) 91.75

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,918,996
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $246,962
Total Contributions $3,165,958
   Program Service Revenue $138,659
Total Primary Revenue $3,304,617
   Other Revenue $1,379,446
TOTAL REVENUE $4,684,063
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,403,602
   Administrative Expenses $107,393
   Fundraising Expenses $398,377
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,909,372
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $774,691
   
Net Assets $21,038,781

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 $3,403,602 100.0%

Ratings History
Jewish Nevada has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 94.95
2018-06 09/03/2019 92.38
2017-06 08/01/2018 92.56
2016-06 10/01/2017 92.38
2015-06 11/01/2016 94.26
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.39
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 86.82
2013-06 12/01/2014 90.37
2012-06 10/01/2013 91.46
2011-06 06/01/2012 83.05
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.89
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 10/01/2010 73.62
2008-06 10/01/2009 97.89
2007-06 07/01/2008 99.01
2006-06 06/01/2007 98.81
2005-06 06/01/2006 95.91
2004-06 06/01/2005 87.35

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 December
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
$90,883 2.32% Stefanie Tuzman CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$228,350 5.84% Todd S. Polikoff Former CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Nevada (NV) 94.95
Jewish Federation of Cleveland (OH) 88.95
The Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary (NC) 89.90
Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven (CT) 87.98
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County (FL) 91.18

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Nevada
9510 West Sahara Avenue
Suite 225
Las Vegas, NV 89117
tel: (702) 732-0556
fax: (702) 732-3228
EIN: 88-0098500

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Board Leadership

Joshua Pianko
Chair of the Board

CEO

Stefanie Tuzman
President & CEO

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