EIN 39-0806312

The Milwaukee Jewish Federation (MJF)

IRS 501(c) type
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To ensure the continuity of the Jewish people, to enhance the quality of Jewish life and to build a strong unified Jewish community in Milwaukee, in Israel and throughout the world.
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Program areas at MJF

The Jewish community foundation helps donors make a long-term impact on The vibrancy and financial stability of our community. Through a variety of planned giving options, we help our donors fulfill both their financial needs and charitable desires while supporting The health of a thriving Jewish community.
The nathan and esther pelz holocaust education resource center (herc) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is dedicated to holocaust remembrance, education, and The preservation of The memory of its victims. By teaching about The holocaust, The holocaust education resource center aims to promote awareness of The evils of hatred and prejudice and to inspire ethical behavior. Herc taught The lessons of The holocaust to approximately 27,000 students, teachers and community members throughout Wisconsin last year.
The Jewish museum Milwaukee is dedicated to preserving and presenting The history of The Jewish people in southeastern Wisconsin and celebrating The continuum of Jewish heritage and culture. The history of american jews is rooted in thousands of years of searching for freedom and equality. We are committed to sharing this story and The life lessons it brings with it, so that we may enhance The public's awareness and appreciation of Jewish life and culture; to build bridges between people of diverse backgrounds, and to use history and art as a lens to explore contemporary themes.

Grants made by MJF

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center (JCC)General Donations$2,170,258
Jewish Family ServicesGeneral Donations$1,088,309
Milwaukee Jewish Day SchoolGeneral Donations$1,006,572
...and 180 more grants made totalling $12,442,878

Who funds The Milwaukee Jewish Federation (MJF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Marcus Family Charitable TrustSupport for Local Jewish Community and Enhance Jewish Life in Milwaukee.$590,000
Herbert H Kohl CharitiesTo Fund Approved Public Charities$500,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$469,425
...and 26 more grants received totalling $2,515,330

Personnel at MJF

Miryam RosenzweigPresident and Chief Executive Officer$201,560
Thomas OechlerChief Financial Officer$56,110
Stephanie WagnerChief Marketing and Planning Officer$148,938
Caren GoldbergChief Development Officer$173,947
Hannah WallickVice President Outreach , Israel and Overseas / Vice President of Outreach Israel and Overseas$106,068
...and 13 more key personnel

Financials for MJF

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$20,301,980
Program services$2,423,795
Investment income and dividends$4,244,306
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$4,057,205
Net income from fundraising events$-109,232
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$8,780
Miscellaneous revenues$338,602
Total revenues$31,265,436

Form 990s for MJF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-14990View PDF
2019-062020-10-05990View PDF
2018-062019-03-15990View PDF
2017-062018-03-14990View PDF
2016-062017-07-24990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 28, 2022
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $100,000 from Harri Hoffmann Family Foundation
October 3, 2021
Received grants
Identified 10 new grant, including a grant for $500,000 from Herbert H Kohl Charities
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
June 24, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
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ReligiousJewishOperates donor advised fundsProvides grantsConducts researchLobbyingFundraising eventsOperates internationallyState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donationsEndowed support
General information
1360 North Prospect Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Metro area
Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI
Milwaukee County, WI
Website URL
(414) 390-5700
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
X30: Jewish
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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