Combined Jewish Philanthropies Of Greater Boston Inc

Organization Overview

Combined Jewish Philanthropies Of Greater Boston Inc is located in Boston, MA. The organization was established in 1965. According to its NTEE Classification (T70) the organization is classified as: Federated Giving Programs, under the broad grouping of Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations and related organizations. As of 06/2020, Combined Jewish Philanthropies Of Greater Boston Inc employed 206 individuals. This organization is the central organization for a national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 06/2020, Combined Jewish Philanthropies Of Greater Boston Inc generated $218.9m in total revenue. The organization has seen a slow decline revenue. Over the past 5 years, revenues have fallen by an average of (0.6%) each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $236.9m during the year ending 06/2020. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2015, Combined Jewish Philanthropies Of Greater Boston Inc has awarded 5,564 individual grants totaling $1,073,818,311. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2020

Describe the Organization's Mission:

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CJP'S MISSION IS TO INSPIRE AND MOBILIZE THE DIVERSE BOSTON JEWISH COMMUNITY TO ENGAGE IN BUILDING COMMUNITIES OF LEARNING AND ACTION THAT STRENGTHEN JEWISH LIFE AND IMPROVE THE WORLD.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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CJP'S MISSION IS TO INSPIRE AND MOBILIZE THE DIVERSE BOSTON JEWISH COMMUNITY TO ENGAGE IN BUILDING COMMUNITIES OF LEARNING AND ACTION THAT STRENGTHEN JEWISH LIFE AND IMPROVE THE WORLD. CJP WORKS TO ACHIEVE THIS MISSION THROUGH ITS MAJOR PROGRAMS, WHICH INCLUDE BROADER AND DEEPER ENGAGEMENT IN JEWISH LIFE, CARING FOR THE VULNERABLE POPULATIONS, AND OPTIMIZING THE ECOSYSTEM. BROADER AND DEEPER ENGAGEMENT IN JEWISH LIFE: CJP'S CORE REASON FOR EXISTENCE IS TO ENSURE BOSTON HAS A THRIVING JEWISH COMMUNITY. THE JEWISH LIFE PORTFOLIO INCLUDES ALL ASPECTS OF A HIGHLY ENGAGED AND COMMITTED COMMUNITY, INCLUDING FUNDING FOR THE MOST VULNERABLE, SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN, TEENS, YOUNG ADULTS, AND CRITICAL ORGANIZATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS. CJP SEEKS TO ENSURE THE MOST VULNERABLE HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET WHILE ALSO INVESTING IN PROGRAMS AND PARTNERS THAT CONNECT MORE PEOPLE TO JEWISH LIFE AND LEARNING TO ENHANCE THEIR LIVES. THE GOAL IS TO ENGAGE MORE PEOPLE MORE DEEPLY IN JEWISH LIFE IN GREATER BOSTON, CJP'S SISTER CITIES OF HAIFA, ISRAEL AND DNEPR, UKRAINE, AND IN OTHER JEWISH COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD. CARING FOR VULNERABLE POPULATIONS: ENSURING THAT BASIC NEEDS ARE MET FOR MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY (JEWISH AND NON-JEWISH) IS A KEY TENANT OF THE JEWISH BELIEF SYSTEM. ACCORDINGLY, CJP WORKS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICE PROVIDERS TO PROVIDE FOR THE MOST VULNERABLE IN THE JEWISH COMMUNITY AND BEYOND, FOCUSING ON POVERTY ALLEVIATION, SUPPORT FOR THE ELDERLY, HOUSING ASSISTANCE AND BASIC NEEDS SUPPORT. CJP EXTENDS THIS SUPPORT TO THE SISTER CITIES OF HAIFA AND DNEPR, WORKING TO MEET NEEDS LOCALLY WITH CAREFULLY CHOSEN PARTNERS ON THE GROUND, AND IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE JEWISH JOINT DISTRIBUTION COMMITTEE AROUND THE WORLD. OPTIMIZING THE ECOSYSTEM: A CRITICAL PART OF CJP'S ROLE IN THE GREATER BOSTON JEWISH COMMUNITY IS TO ENSURE THAT CJP'S COMMUNITY PARTNERS ARE HEALTHY AND THRIVING. IN ADDITION TO SUPPORTING PARTNERS BEHIND THE SCENES, CJP ALSO FOCUSES ON SUPPORTING FORMAL COLLABORATIONS, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, AND OTHER SUPPORTS FOR NETWORKS OF ORGANIZATIONS. THIS INCLUDES CJP'S COMMUNAL SECURITY INITIATIVE, WHICH OFFERS GRANTS, PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE, TRAINING AND EXPERTISE RELATED TO PHYSICAL SECURITY FOR JEWISH INSTITUTIONS ACROSS THE COMMUNITY.


DONOR ADVISED FUNDS & OTHER PROGRAMS: IN ADDITION TO CJP'S MAJOR PROGRAM SERVICES, CJP MAKES GRANTS TO MANY NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH ITS DONOR ADVISED FUNDS (DAF), SUPPORTING EDUCATION, HEALTHCARE, AND SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES LOCALLY AND NATIONALLY. OTHER PROGRAMS INCLUDE DESIGNATED GRANTS WHERE CJP PROVIDES DIRECT SUPPORT TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS BOTH DOMESTICALLY AND OVERSEAS SEPARATE FROM THE DAF PROGRAM.


CJP'S MISSION IS TO INSPIRE AND MOBILIZE THE DIVERSE BOSTON JEWISH COMMUNITY TO ENGAGE IN BUILDING COMMUNITIES OF LEARNING AND ACTION THAT STRENGTHEN JEWISH LIFE AND IMPROVE THE WORLD. CJP WORKS TO ACHIEVE THIS MISSION THROUGH ITS MAJOR PROGRAMS, WHICH INCLUDE BROADER AND DEEPER ENGAGEMENT IN JEWISH LIFE, CARING FOR THE VULNERABLE POPULATIONS, AND OPTIMIZING THE ECOSYSTEM. BROADER AND DEEPER ENGAGEMENT IN JEWISH LIFE: CJP'S CORE REASON FOR EXISTENCE IS TO ENSURE BOSTON HAS A THRIVING JEWISH COMMUNITY. THE JEWISH LIFE PORTFOLIO INCLUDES ALL ASPECTS OF A HIGHLY ENGAGED AND COMMITTED COMMUNITY, INCLUDING FUNDING FOR THE MOST VULNERABLE, SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN, TEENS, YOUNG ADULTS, AND CRITICAL ORGANIZATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS. CJP SEEKS TO ENSURE THE MOST VULNERABLE HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET WHILE ALSO INVESTING IN PROGRAMS AND PARTNERS THAT CONNECT MORE PEOPLE TO JEWISH LIFE AND LEARNING TO ENHANCE THEIR LIVES. THE GOAL IS TO ENGAGE MORE PEOPLE MORE DEEPLY IN JEWISH LIFE IN GREATER BOSTON, CJP'S SISTER CITIES OF HAIFA, ISRAEL AND DNEPR, UKRAINE, AND IN OTHER JEWISH COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD. CARING FOR VULNERABLE POPULATIONS: ENSURING THAT BASIC NEEDS ARE MET FOR MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY (JEWISH AND NON-JEWISH) IS A KEY TENANT OF THE JEWISH BELIEF SYSTEM. ACCORDINGLY, CJP WORKS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICE PROVIDERS TO PROVIDE FOR THE MOST VULNERABLE IN THE JEWISH COMMUNITY AND BEYOND, FOCUSING ON POVERTY ALLEVIATION, SUPPORT FOR THE ELDERLY, HOUSING ASSISTANCE AND BASIC NEEDS SUPPORT. CJP EXTENDS THIS SUPPORT TO THE SISTER CITIES OF HAIFA AND DNEPR, WORKING TO MEET NEEDS LOCALLY WITH CAREFULLY CHOSEN PARTNERS ON THE GROUND, AND IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE JEWISH JOINT DISTRIBUTION COMMITTEE AROUND THE WORLD. OPTIMIZING THE ECOSYSTEM: A CRITICAL PART OF CJP'S ROLE IN THE GREATER BOSTON JEWISH COMMUNITY IS TO ENSURE THAT CJP'S COMMUNITY PARTNERS ARE HEALTHY AND THRIVING. IN ADDITION TO SUPPORTING PARTNERS BEHIND THE SCENES, CJP ALSO FOCUSES ON SUPPORTING FORMAL COLLABORATIONS, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, AND OTHER SUPPORTS FOR NETWORKS OF ORGANIZATIONS. THIS INCLUDES CJP'S COMMUNAL SECURITY INITIATIVE, WHICH OFFERS GRANTS, PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE, TRAINING AND EXPERTISE RELATED TO PHYSICAL SECURITY FOR JEWISH INSTITUTIONS ACROSS THE COMMUNITY.


DONOR ADVISED FUNDS & OTHER PROGRAMS: IN ADDITION TO CJP'S MAJOR PROGRAM SERVICES, CJP MAKES GRANTS TO MANY NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH ITS DONOR ADVISED FUNDS (DAF), SUPPORTING EDUCATION, HEALTHCARE, AND SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES LOCALLY AND NATIONALLY. OTHER PROGRAMS INCLUDE DESIGNATED GRANTS WHERE CJP PROVIDES DIRECT SUPPORT TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS BOTH DOMESTICALLY AND OVERSEAS SEPARATE FROM THE DAF PROGRAM.


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Board, Officers & Key Employees

Name (title)Compensation
Name Not Listed
Director (partial Year As Of 09/01/19)
$0

Outside Vendors & Contractors

Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Upstart Ideas
Education Consulting
$426,850
Catering By Andrew
Catering
$335,972
Ccr Solutions Inc
Audio Visual Services
$206,232
C & W Facility Services Inc
Facilities Maintenance
$295,478
Beacon Hill Staffing Group Llc
Staffing Services
$198,368
Upstart Ideas
Education Consulting
$426,850
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Federated campaigns$505,684
Membership dues$0
Fundraising events$482,240
Related organizations$0
Government grants $0
All other contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts not included above$200,693,598
Noncash contributions included in lines 1a–1f $70,996,412
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$201,681,522
Total Program Service Revenue$1,000,170
Investment income $11,141,216
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $18,712
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $4,768,227
Net Income from Fundraising Events -$365,160
Net Income from Gaming Activities $0
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $218,872,687

Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, Combined Jewish Philanthropies Of Greater Boston Inc has awarded $385,214,314 in support to 1,874 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

Boston, MA

PURPOSE: DAF - Health Care & Research

$8,500,000

Boston, MA

PURPOSE: DAF - Health Care & Research

$8,500,000

FIDELITY INVESTMENTS CHARITABLE GIFT FUND

Org PageRecipient Profile

Boston, MA

PURPOSE: DAF - General Philanthropy

$8,035,500

FIDELITY INVESTMENTS CHARITABLE GIFT FUND

Org PageRecipient Profile

Boston, MA

PURPOSE: DAF - General Philanthropy

$8,035,500

NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL

Org PageRecipient Profile

New York, NY

PURPOSE: DAF - Environment

$7,516,450

NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL

Org PageRecipient Profile

New York, NY

PURPOSE: DAF - Environment

$7,516,450
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Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 14 grants that Combined Jewish Philanthropies Of Greater Boston Inc has recieved totaling $133,704.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
American Online Giving Foundation Inc

Newark, DE

PURPOSE: GENERAL SUPPORT

$76,866
Foundation For Metrowest Inc

Natick, MA

PURPOSE: 2020 FAMILY SUPPORT

$10,000
The Kangesser Foundation

Newton, MA

PURPOSE: GENERAL CHARITABLE SUPPORT

$10,000
Gannett Foundations Inc

Mclean, VA

PURPOSE: CHARITABLE PURPOSE

$10,000
Rosengard Foundation Inc

Chestnut Hill, MA

PURPOSE: GENERAL

$7,000
Goldsmith Foundation Incorporated

Memphis, TN

PURPOSE: ANNUAL SUPPORT

$7,000
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$171,147,211
Earnings-$3,178,063
Net Contributions$10,004,899
Grants$9,534,293
Ending Balance$168,439,754

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