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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor

Celebrate Jewish life

four stars

96.66

2939 Birch Hollow Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48108
tel: (734) 677-0100   Web Site
EIN: 38-2711480

Board Leadership
Randy Milgrom
President

CEO
Eileen Freed
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.66 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor provides support for charitable, religious, and educational organizations. Our central community institution coordinates community-wide planning and raises nearly $2 million annually to care for Jews overseas and to support more than a dozen local Jewish agencies and programs. Funds are allocated annually, based upon an analysis of the local and global needs of the Jewish people. In 2008, 56% was allocated to local Jewish institutions, and 44% was distributed to non-local causes (including overseas).

The Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor provides support for charitable, religious, and educational organizations. Our central community institution coordinates community-wide planning and raises nearly $2 million annually to care for Jews overseas and to support more than a dozen local Jewish agencies and programs. Funds are allocated annually, based upon an analysis of the local and global needs of the Jewish people. In 2008, 56% was allocated to local Jewish institutions, and 44% was distributed to non-local causes (including overseas).

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
87.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.55
  Program Expenses Growth 17.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor (MI) 96.66 four stars
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires (MA) 85.60 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis (IN) 85.79 three stars
Memphis Jewish Federation (TN) 96.57 four stars
Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee (FL) 90.99 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,572,188
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,572,188
   Program Service Revenue $794
Total Primary Revenue $1,572,982
   Other Revenue $120,652
TOTAL REVENUE $1,693,634
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,409,770
   Administrative Expenses $155,081
   Fundraising Expenses $236,735
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,801,586
   
Payments to Affiliates $344,807
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,107,952
   
Net Assets $5,075,065

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
Jewish Community Foundation $1,294,820 53.7%
Local Allocations $770,143 32.0%
Overseas Funding $344,807 14.3%

Ratings History
Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 12/01/2020 96.66 four stars
2018-08 10/01/2019 92.02 four stars
2017-08 12/01/2018 96.66 four stars
2016-08 11/01/2017 90.71 four stars
2015-08 09/01/2016 94.07 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 93.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 96.88 four stars
2013-08 11/01/2014 89.38 three stars
2012-08 05/01/2013 89.57 three stars
2011-08 05/01/2012 79.86 two stars
2010-08 02/01/2012 79.05 two stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 78.48 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 07/01/2011 70.38 two stars
2009-08 07/01/2010 70.43 two stars
2008-08 07/01/2009 80.49 three stars
2007-08 08/01/2008 88.03 three stars
2006-08 05/01/2007 93.83 four stars
2005-08 06/01/2006 92.10 four stars
2004-08 08/01/2005 98.74 four 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 38-2711480
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER ANN ARBOR
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 (408) Community service organization
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 March, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$87,322 3.11% Eileen Freed Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor (MI) 96.66 four stars
Jewish Federation of Cleveland (OH) 89.27 three stars
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester (NY) 91.53 four stars
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires (MA) 85.60 three stars
Jewish Foundation of Memphis (TN) 92.24 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor
2939 Birch Hollow Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
tel: (734) 677-0100
EIN: 38-2711480

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Board Leadership

Randy Milgrom
President

CEO

Eileen Freed
Executive Director

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