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Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona

Helping sustain and improve the lives of people in Southern Arizona, Israel, and around the world

four stars

92.93

3718 East River Rd Tucson, AZ 85718
tel: (520) 577-9393   Web Site
EIN: 86-0096795

Board Leadership
Deborah Oseran
Chair of the Board

CEO
Graham Hoffman
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.93 four stars
  Financial 90.84 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For more than 50 years, the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona has served as our community's coordinating body for fundraising, planning, and communal services. Federation helps sustain and improve the lives of people in Southern Arizona, Israel, and around the world; wherever the needs are the greatest. Through a network of affiliated agencies, we help individuals and families, the old and the young, the unemployed, the homeless, the sick, the poor, and those who are persecuted or oppressed. In this way, Federation helps to fulfill a sacred Jewish promise which has shaped our culture for generations: the promise to build and care for our community here and around the world.

For more than 50 years, the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona has served as our community's coordinating body for fundraising, planning, and communal services. Federation helps sustain and improve the lives of people in Southern Arizona, Israel, and around the world; wherever the needs are the greatest. Through a network of affiliated agencies, we help individuals and families, the old and the young, the unemployed, the homeless, the sick, the poor, and those who are persecuted or oppressed. In this way, Federation helps to fulfill a sacred Jewish promise which has shaped our culture for generations: the promise to build and care for our community here and around the world.

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Financial

four stars

90.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
75.8%
  Administrative Expenses 15.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.56
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona (AZ) 92.93 four stars
Jewish Federation of San Antonio (TX) 85.10 three stars
The Jewish Federation of Florida's Gulf Coast (FL) 89.24 three stars
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (PA) 96.53 four stars
The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore (MD) 97.03 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,376,893
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $48,141
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,425,034
   Program Service Revenue $876,651
Total Primary Revenue $6,301,685
   Other Revenue $88,796
TOTAL REVENUE $6,390,481
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,635,092
   Administrative Expenses $1,020,059
   Fundraising Expenses $480,641
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,135,792
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $254,689
   
Net Assets $20,415,742

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
Fundraising $4,635,092 100.0%

Ratings History
Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 92.93 four stars
2017-12 09/03/2019 90.21 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 91.20 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 90.08 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.86 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/07/2015 86.17 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 75.07 two stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 85.53 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 82.62 three stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 83.93 three stars
2010-12 07/01/2012 83.58 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 77.56 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.36 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 80.06 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 95.94 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 96.01 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 98.71 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 88.67 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 72.16 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 84.39 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 86-0096795
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FEDERATION OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA
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 (29) Other religious activities
(153) Care and housing for the aged (see also 382)
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 January, 1955
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!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$220,103 3.58% Stuart Mellan President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona (AZ) 92.93 four stars
Good People Fund (NJ) 94.69 four stars
Milwaukee Jewish Federation (WI) 96.20 four stars
Iranian American Jewish Federation of New York (NY) 95.05 four stars
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles (CA) 87.69 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona
3718 East River Rd
Tucson, AZ 85718
tel: (520) 577-9393
EIN: 86-0096795

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Board Leadership

Deborah Oseran
Chair of the Board

CEO

Graham Hoffman
President, CEO

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