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Human Services : Social Services

JVS SoCal

Jobs. Vision. Success.

four stars

90.32

6505 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90048
tel: (323) 761-8888   Web Site
EIN: 95-1691012

Board Leadership
Harris Smith
Board Chair

CEO
Alan S. Levey
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.32 four stars
  Financial 88.24 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

JVS SoCal serves people in the greater Los Angeles area who are looking for work, seeking career advancement or interested in better managing their work environment. A non-sectarian organization founded in 1930, the agency offers individuals, businesses, governmental and social service agencies high quality programs related to job seeking, career planning, skills assessment, training and retraining. JVS SoCal's commitment to helping people help themselves is rooted in the Jewish tradition of caring in a way that supports human dignity and respects each individual's capabilities and potential. Over 24,000 individuals annually benefit from the programs of JVS SoCal and its community partners.

JVS SoCal serves people in the greater Los Angeles area who are looking for work, seeking career advancement or interested in better managing their work environment. A non-sectarian organization founded in 1930, the agency offers individuals, businesses, governmental and social service agencies high quality programs related to job seeking, career planning, skills assessment, training and retraining. JVS SoCal's commitment to helping people help themselves is rooted in the Jewish tradition of caring in a way that supports human dignity and respects each individual's capabilities and potential. Over 24,000 individuals annually benefit from the programs of JVS SoCal and its community partners.

Financial

three stars

88.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
80.9%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth 6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by JVS SoCal on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by JVS SoCal on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
JVS SoCal (CA) 90.32 four stars
Jobs for the Future (MA) 85.06 three stars
Nontraditional Employment for Women (NY) 86.49 three stars
FareStart (WA) 95.05 four stars
Millionair Club Charity (WA) 90.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,776,892
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $675,399
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $18,727,672
Total Contributions $23,179,963
   Program Service Revenue $379,352
Total Primary Revenue $23,559,315
   Other Revenue $-25,663
TOTAL REVENUE $23,533,652
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,161,868
   Administrative Expenses $3,164,741
   Fundraising Expenses $1,249,597
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,576,206
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $957,446
   
Net Assets $13,696,843

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
Welfare to Work Programs $7,743,780 42.6%
Workforce Development Programs $7,148,974 39.4%
Training Services $1,568,402 8.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 90.32 four stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 88.50 three stars
2016-12 10/01/2018 87.92 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 85.64 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 87.51 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.05 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 83.69 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 85.91 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 93.44 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 93.46 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 93.49 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.49 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 94.03 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 94.06 four stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 96.53 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 96.50 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 80.33 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 92.58 four stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 95.90 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 95-1691012
Name in IRS Master File JVS SOCAL
NTEE Code J20
NTEE Classification Employment Procurement Assistance, Job Training
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 October, 1943
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
$380,364 1.68% Alan Levey CEO

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JVS SoCal (CA) 90.32 four stars
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The Cara Program (IL) 89.37 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

JVS SoCal
6505 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90048
tel: (323) 761-8888
EIN: 95-1691012

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Board Leadership

Harris Smith
Board Chair

CEO

Alan S. Levey
Chief Executive Officer

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