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As our Jewish community’s central philanthropic organization, we are dedicated to transparency and a responsible, careful allocations process.   

All allocations undergo rigorous processes and procedures to uphold legal guidelines related to conflict of interest, confidentiality and legality.

The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is entrusted with managing the philanthropic resources of our community. In keeping with our commitment to accountability and transparency, our audited financial statements and IRS 990 forms are available here.

Year ending 6-30-2020 Jewish Federation Palm Beach County Inc and Affiliates Audit
Year ending 6-30-2020 Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County Form 990
Year ending 6-30-2020 North Palm Beach County Jewish Community Campus Corp Form 990
Year ending 6-30-2020 Palm Beach Jewish Community Campus Corp Form 990

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Contributions from 2020 Annual Campaign – $16,410,004
Jewish Community Foundation: Unrestricted Bequests – $1,431,976
J-Help Coronavirus Emergency Response – $1,374,005
Designated Gifts for Local Community Programs – $1,095,900
Designated Gifts for Local Partner Agencies – $641,306
Grants from Endowments for Local Partner Agencies & Programs – $955,675
Designated Gifts for Global Partner Agencies – $132,500
Grants from Endowments for Global Partner Agencies – $466,184
Reserves – $540,363
Investment Income – $50,000

total sources of funds in fiscal year 2021 – $23,097,913

 

local partner agencies

Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service:
Federation allocationa – $747,314
Campus allocation – $195,000
Designated giftsb – $124,006
Grants from endowments – $159,801
j-help emergency response – $383,436
total investment – $1,609,557

Mandel Jewish Community Center of Greater Palm Beaches
Federation allocationa – $851,500
Campus allocation – $603,019
Designated giftsb – $156,553
Grants from endowments – $95,722
j-help emergency response – $561,860
total investment – $2,268,655

Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Preparatory School
Federation allocationa – $486,840
Campus allocation – $372,181
Designated giftsb – $27,640
Grants from endowments – $92,103
j-help emergency response – $59,000
total investment – $1,037,764

Kramer Senior Services Provided by MorseLife HomeCare
Federation allocationa – $701,332
Designated giftsb – $55,000
Grants from endowments – $60,658
j-help emergency response – $129,650
total investment – $946,640

MorseLife Health Systemc
Designated giftsb – $202,506
j-help emergency response – $33,000
total investment – $235,506

Florida Hillel Council
Federation allocationa – $128,800
Designated giftsb – $11,500
Grants from endowments – $26,022
total investment – $166,322

total support for local partner agencies – $6,264,445

 

global partner agencies

The Jewish Agency for Israel
Federation allocationa – $1,758,075
Grants from endowments – $173,000
j-help emergency response – $35,000
total investment – $1,966,075

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
Federation allocationa – $786,025
Designated giftsb – $25,000
j-help emergency response – $35,000
total investment – $846,025

Innovative Israel Initiatives
Federation allocationa – $704,332
Designated giftsb – $107,500
j-help emergency response – $25,000
total investment – $836,832

Taglit Birthright Israel
Federation allocationa – $120,000
Designated giftsb – $64,100
total investment – $184,100

 

total support for global partner agencies – $3,833,032

aGiven the unpredictability of community needs and in order to be most responsive to volatile conditions related to the pandemic, Federation’s Community Strategy & Planning and Israel & Overseas Committees are reserving a portion of allocable resources, which will be distributed during Fiscal Year 2021.
bThis includes designated gifts made from July 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020.
cThis excludes gifts to Kramer Senior Services Agency of MorseLife Home Care.

coronavirus response grants to be allocateda

Local Partner Agencies & Programs – $457,051
Global Partner Agencies & Programs – $381,332
J-Help Grants To Be Allocated – $112,059
General Community Support – $968,904

total coronavirus response grants to be allocated – $1,919,345

 

aGiven the unpredictability of community needs and in order to be most responsive to volatile conditions related to the pandemic, Federation’s Community Strategy & Planning and Israel & Overseas Committees are reserving a portion of allocable resources, which will be distributed during Fiscal Year 2021.


local community programs

Lorraine & Jack N. Friedman Commission for Jewish Education – $1,083,505
Jewish Experiences for Young Adults, Families, Business Professionals, Boomers and more – $675,114
Mandel Center for Leadership Development – $650,000
Community Security Program – $556,172
Jewish Community Relations Council – $203,914
Jewish Volunteer Center and Literacy Program – $189,189
Program Support for Synagogues & Partner Agencies – $95,320
mosaic TV News Magazine Show – $85,598
Jewish Teen Initiative – $77,199
Scholarships for Jewish Summer Camp and Inclusion Initiative – $29,000

total support for community programs – $3,645,011

other uses
Reserve for Losses on Collections – $623,580
Dues for Florida Government Affairs Council and Jewish Federations of North America – $531,331
Contingency Reserves – $113,424
Credit Card Fees – $60,000

total other uses of funds – $1,328,335


administrative expenses

Federation Management, Fundraising, and General Expenses – $4,615,573
Jewish Community Foundation – $1,281,976
Federation Campus Operations – $210,195

total administrative expenses – $6,107,744

total allocations & uses of funds – $23,097,913