JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER ANN ARBOR

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Ann Arbor, MI   |  www.jewishannarbor.org

Mission

The Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor provides and inspires philanthropic leadership and community-building to nurture a strong, engaged, connected, vibrant and enduring Jewish community locally, in Israel and around the world.

Ruling year info

1987

Principal Officer

Eileen Freed

Main address

2939 Birch Hollow Dr

Ann Arbor, MI 48108 USA

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EIN

38-2711480

NTEE code info

Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories includes Community Funds/Trusts and Federated Giving Programs) e.g. United Way (T70)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Jewish Community Foundation

A community foundation of approximately 100 individual funds totaling $6 million serving the Jewish community and including custodial funds for local Jewish community organizations, agencies and synagogues.

Population(s) Served
Age groups
Jewish people
Interfaith groups
Social and economic status

The Annual Campaign raises over $1.3 million to support a network of Jewish agencies and programs that comprise Jewish life and social services in Greater Ann Arbor, Israel and around the world.

Population(s) Served
Jewish people
Economically disadvantaged people
Immigrants
Victims and oppressed people
Interfaith groups

Partnership 2Gether is a community twinning model between Michigan and the Central Galilee region of Israel that fosters mutual understanding, friendships and joint projects between members of both communities.  Ann Arbor participates through student and adult exchange programs, local education programming and allocations to social service and educational projects in that part of Israel.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Adolescents
Interfaith groups
Jewish people

The Federation provides approximately $13,000 annually in scholarships for children and teens to attend Jewish summer camps and another $10,000 for teens to participate in Israel experience programs.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents
Children
Preteens
Jewish people

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings/Town halls,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER ANN ARBOR

Board of directors
as of 4/14/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Randy Milgrom

No Affiliation

Term: 2020 - 2022

Carey Sherman

No Affiliation

Arthur Schuman

No Affiliation

Carey Sherman

No Affiliation

Carey Sherman

No Affiliation

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 04/14/2021

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 04/14/2021

Policies and practices developed in partnership with Equity in the Center, a project that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems within the social sector to increase racial equity. Learn more

Policies and processes
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.