Phoenix Jewish Free Loan Assn

aka Jewish Free Loan   |   Phoenix, AZ   |  www.jewishfreeloan.org

Mission

To provide interest free loans to Arizona's Jewish community.

Ruling year info

1995

Executive Director

Ms. Ellen Friedman Sacks

Main address

3443 N Central Ave Ste 707

Phoenix, AZ 85012 USA

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EIN

86-6052446

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We provide interest free loans to Jews, from Arizona who are over 18. These loans are for a myriad of needs from rent, utilities, tax bills, and Jewish burial to student loans, debt consolidation, invitro/adoption, summer camp, Israel trips and much much more.

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?

Interest Free Loans

Interest Free Loans for life's ups and downs and everything in between. Funds include but are not limited to the following needs : Medical & Dental, Debt Consolidation, Business Development, Adoption/IVF, Women and Children in Crisis, Emergency Situations, Jewish Day School, Jewish Pre-School, Israel Experiences, Jewish Summer Camp, Life Cycle Events, And Much Much more...Just call!

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of loans issued

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Jewish people

Related Program

Interest Free Loans

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Total number of loans issued by year they are processed.

Number of borrowers served through the nonprofit's programs

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Jewish people

Related Program

Interest Free Loans

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

This number represents the number of people paying back loans in a given year.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Provide interest free loans to Jewish individuals and families in the state of Arizona.

Offer educational programming to empower individuals to make wise financial decisions and understand the way the decisions they make today will impact their financial health in the future.

Expand loan programs to meet the ever growing needs of our diverse community.

Continue to build our endowment fund to support loan provision and operations.

Engagige our lay leadership and community volunteers in identifying and implementing strategies to meet the aforementioned goals.

Build and expand community partnerships to identify and implement strategies to find potential borrowers and areas of unmet loan needs.

Expand use of electronic and print marketing tools to reach potential borrowers and donors.

Work with our local community foundation and other philanthropic partners to grow our endowment fund and our annual campaign.

Utilize our senior level staff's over 70 years of professional experience, board members and community volunteers to ensure that loan and educational programs are meeting the organization's goals with respect to meeting the needs of the community.

Continue to use strategic planning to grow the organization and meet organizational goals.

Infused million of dollars of interest free loans to thousands of Jewish households throughout Arizona since 1950.

In the last 20 years have secured over 57 named loan funds and in the last decade established legacy society with over 65 known commitments.

Haven't yet met our endowment fund goals.

Continue to meet our loan fund and annual campaign goals.

Financials

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Operations

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

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Phoenix Jewish Free Loan Assn

Board of directors
as of 04/21/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

David Senkfor

Madelaine Berg

Sheila Curwin

Laura Drachler

Debby Finkel

Simon Kreisberger

Joan Lipson

Joel Superfon

Dan Tenn

Stacie Wittenberg

Carole Zeichick

Rebecca Hoffman Azulay

Peter Caspari

Debra Friednash

Amanda Garcia

Richard Kleiner

Jeff Stanlis

Zutler Ora

Julee Landau

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? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/11/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female
Sexual orientation
Decline to state
Disability status
Decline to state

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data