EIN 74-1109654

Jewish Federation of Greater Houston

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
52
State
Year formed
1940
Most recent tax filings
2019-08
NTEE code, primary
Description
To preserve and enrich Jewish communal life through innovative and visionary leadership that is responsive to Jewish communities locally, nationally, in Israel and around the world.

Program areas at Jewish Federation of Greater Houston

The most significant ways the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston makes a difference in Jewish lives is through its broad based annual appeal. Funds raised each year benefit millions of Jews in need in Houston, across the United States, in Israel and in 75 countries around the world by granting funds to programs and organizations to accomplish the following: Feeding the hungry Educating the young Caring for the old Comforting the sick Counseling the troubled Rescuing the oppressed Calming the frightened Providing a voice for those unable to speak for themselves Offering vital assistance to those unable to meet their own basic needs
Jewish Education Department (JED) nurtures the continuity and quality of Jewish life in the Greater Houston area by fostering and strengthening life-long Jewish learning. The JED is dedicated to: Enhancing the quality of formal and informal Jewish education in the community, promoting enrollment and participation in Jewish education at all levels, advocating on behalf of students, parents, institutions and professionals involved in Jewish education, encouraging and providing for the professional growth of educators, and serving as a facilitator for cooperation and collaboration among schools and community organizations.
Disaster Response - In response to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, the Federation utilized its position as conveyor to lead the Jewish community's recovery and flood mitigation efforts. This work helps those in need and ensures that Houston remains a vibrant place of Jewish life.

Form 990s for Jewish Federation of Greater Houston

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-082021-02-09990View PDF
2018-082019-10-12990View PDF
2017-082018-10-16990View PDF
2016-082017-10-18990View PDF
2015-082016-11-01990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Jewish Federation of Greater Houston

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA)Hurricane Harvey$5,132,179
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...and 37 more grants received

Grants made by Jewish Federation of Greater Houston

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Jewish Family ServiceGeneral Support/ Flood$4,269,140
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...and 39 more grants made

Financials for Jewish Federation of Greater Houston

RevenuesFYE 08/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,779,228
Program services$167,045
Investment income and dividends$49,506
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$13,995,779

Personnel at Jewish Federation of Greater Houston

NameTitleCompensation
Kari Dunn SaratovskyPresident and Chief Executive Officer$0
Pamela KutnerChief Financial and Operations Officer$99,140
Taryn BaranowskiChief Marketing Officer / Chief Marketing Ofcr$108,010
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...and 23 more key personnel

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Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$13,995,779
2019
Yearly growth
-57.5%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$19,851,939
2019
Yearly growth
-34.4%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$14,008,489
2019
Yearly growth
-20.6%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
52
2019
Yearly growth
13%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
5603 South Braeswood Blvd
Houston, TX 77096
Metro area
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
Website URL
houstonjewish.org/ 
Phone
713-729-7000
Facebook page
HoustonJewish 
IRS details
EIN
74-1109654
Fiscal year end
August
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1940
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
X30: Jewish
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Central organization