BRONX JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL INC

Address
2930 WALLACE AVE
BRONX, NY 10467-8404
Contact
Website: http://www.bjcconline.org
Phone: +1 (718) 652-5500
Nonprofit
NTEE: P81 - Senior Centers, Services
EIN: 13-2744533

Mission

BJCC'S MISSION IS TO PROVIDE QUALITY OF LIFE TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE BRONX (ESPECIALLY THE ELDERLY) BY OFFERING SERVICES, SUPPORT, AND CONNECTIONS TO RESOURCES THAT HELP PEOPLE CONTINUE LIVING COMFORTABLY AND SAFELY IN THEIR HOMES AND COMMUNITIES.
 201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1972
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeCorporation
Metropolitan statistical area5602
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel $174,747.00$108,546.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation $126,207.00$130,491.00
Number of employees 3136
Number of people compensated >$100k 11
Number of volunteers 00
Number of highly compensated contractors 0 
Personnel
Benardo, Steven
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person STEVEN BENARDOSTEVEN BENARDO
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Bussel, Steven
Title TREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated person STEVEN BUSSELSTEVEN BUSSEL
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Chapman, Paul
Title  BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  PAUL CHAPMAN
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Edelstein, Scott
Title  BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  SCOTT EDELSTEIN
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Engel, Mark
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person MARK ENGELMARK ENGEL
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Engel, Matthew
Title  BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  MATTHEW ENGEL
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Feltman, Beverky
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person BEVERKY FELTMANBEVERKY FELTMAN
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Friedman, Philip
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person PHILIP FRIEDMANPHILIP FRIEDMAN
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Gelnick, Barbara
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person BARBARA DAVIS GELNICKBARBARA DAVIS GELNICK
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Hasson, Steva
Title SECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person STEVA HASSONSTEVA HASSON
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Hockert, Lorance
Title  PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person  LORANCE HOCKERT
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Hockert, Lorence
Title FORMER PRESIDENT - DECEASED 12-31-14 
Name of key/compensated person LORENCE HOCKERT 
Average hours per week working for org 1.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00 
Position Officer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00 
Jonas, Howard
Title CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARDCHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD
Name of key/compensated person HOWARD JONASHOWARD JONAS
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Josephson, Charles
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person CHARLES N JOSEPHSONCHARLES N JOSEPHSON
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Kaufman, Eugene
Title  BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  EUGENE KAUFMAN
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Landsberg, Charles
Title VICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person CHARLES LANDSBERGCHARLES LANDSBERG
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Marks, Charin
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person CHARIN MARKSCHARIN MARKS
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Marshall, Rodney
Title CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICERCHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Name of key/compensated person RODNEY MARSHALLRODNEY MARSHALL
Average hours per week working for org 20.0020.00
Reportable compensation from org $17,781.00$18,419.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $48,098.00$43,431.00
Position OfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $83,425.00$76,018.00
Millman, Paul
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person PAUL MILLMANPAUL MILLMAN
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Neufeld, Howard
Title PRESIDENTVICE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD
Name of key/compensated person HOWARD BRUCE NEUFELDHOWARD BRUCE NEUFELD
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Salman, Arlene
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person ARLENE SALMANARLENE SALMAN
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Schwartz, Michael
Title  BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  MICHAEL SCHWARTZ
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Schwiger, Michael
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person MICHAEL SCHWIGERMICHAEL SCHWIGER
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Silver, Brad
Title EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENTEXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person BRAD SILVERBRAD SILVER
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org $108,426.00$112,072.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $42,468.00$5,807.00
Position OfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Weinstein, Ted
Title VICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person TED WEINSTEINTED WEINSTEIN
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00
Position Individual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activities BRONX JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL, INC.'S (BJCC) MISSION IS TO PROVIDE ENHANCED QUALITY OF LIFE TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE BRONX.BJCC'S MISSION IS TO PROVIDE ENHANCED QUALITY OF LIFE TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE BRONX.
Program expenses (total) $1,473,101.00$1,552,794.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
BASIC SUPPORTIVE SERVICES:OUR BASIC SUPPORTIVE SERVICES ARE A LIFE-LINE FOR RESIDENTS OF THE BRONX LIVING AT OR BELOW THE POVERTY LINE. SERVICES RANGE FROM BASIC CARE MANAGEMENT, EVICTION PREVENTION, CLIENT ADVOCACY TO INFORMATION AND REFERRALS.
Program expenses $960,821.00 
Program revenue $660,641.00 
Program description BASIC SUPPORTIVE SERVICES:OUR BASIC SUPPORTIVE SERVICES ARE A LIFE-LINE FOR RESIDENTS OF THE BRONX LIVING AT OR BELOW THE POVERTY LINE. SERVICES RANGE FROM BASIC CARE MANAGEMENT, EVICTION PREVENTION, CLIENT ADVOCACY TO INFORMATION AND REFERRALS. 
FOOD PANTRY AND CASH RELIEF:BJCC'S FOOD PANTRY IS THE LARGEST IN THE EAST BRONX AND DISTRIBUTES OVER 2,400 FOOD PACKAGES EACH MONTH. EACH PACKAGE INCLUDES ENOUGH FOOD FOR THREE MEALS FOR THREE DAYS FOR THREE PEOPLE. THIS PROGRAM FEEDS ANYONE WHO COMES TO OUR DOOR HUNGRY. THE PANTRY RECEIVES ITS FOOD FROM THE FOOD BANK OF NEW YORK, MET COUNCIL, UJA-FEDERATION OF WESTCHESTER FAMILIES FEEDING FAMILIES PROGRAM, AND FOOD DRIVES FROM VARIOUS SYNAGOGUES IN WESTCHESTER.EACH MONTH FOOD IS SORTED INTO PACKAGES THAT TYPICALLY INCLUDE A BOX OF PASTA AND SAUCE, CAN OF VEGETABLES, CAN OF FRUIT, SOUP AND OTHER GOODS WHEN AVAILABLE. HOWEVER, THIS SUPPLEMENT IS OFTEN DEPENDENT ON WHAT FOOD IS AVAILABLE AT THE FOOD BANK.FOOD VOUCHER PROGRAM AND TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM FOOD VOUCHER PROGRAM:BJCC'S FOOD PANTRY IS THE LARGEST IN THE EAST BRONX AND DISTRIBUTES OVER 2,400 FOOD PACKAGES EACH MONTH. EACH PACKAGE INCLUDES ENOUGH FOOD FOR THREE MEALS FOR THREE DAYS FOR THREE PEOPLE. THIS PROGRAM FEEDS ANYONE WHO COMES TO OUR DOOR HUNGRY. THE PANTRY RECEIVES ITS FOOD FROM THE FOOD BANK OF NEW YORK, MET COUNCIL, UJA-FEDERATION OF WESTCHESTER - FAMILIES FEEDING FAMILIES PROGRAM, AND FOOD DRIVES FROM VARIOUS SYNAGOGUES IN WESTCHESTER.EACH MONTH FOOD IS SORTED INTO PACKAGES THAT TYPICALLY INCLUDE A BOX OF PASTA AND SAUCE, CAN OF VEGETABLES, CAN OF FRUIT, SOUP AND OTHER GOODS WHEN AVAILABLE. HOWEVER, THIS SUPPLEMENT IS OFTEN DEPENDENT ON WHAT FOOD IS AVAILABLE AT THE FOOD BANK.
Program expenses $60,800.00 
Program revenue $60,800.00 
Program description FOOD PANTRY AND CASH RELIEF:BJCC'S FOOD PANTRY IS THE LARGEST IN THE EAST BRONX AND DISTRIBUTES OVER 2,400 FOOD PACKAGES EACH MONTH. EACH PACKAGE INCLUDES ENOUGH FOOD FOR THREE MEALS FOR THREE DAYS FOR THREE PEOPLE. THIS PROGRAM FEEDS ANYONE WHO COMES TO OUR DOOR HUNGRY. THE PANTRY RECEIVES ITS FOOD FROM THE FOOD BANK OF NEW YORK, MET COUNCIL, UJA-FEDERATION OF WESTCHESTER FAMILIES FEEDING FAMILIES PROGRAM, AND FOOD DRIVES FROM VARIOUS SYNAGOGUES IN WESTCHESTER.EACH MONTH FOOD IS SORTED INTO PACKAGES THAT TYPICALLY INCLUDE A BOX OF PASTA AND SAUCE, CAN OF VEGETABLES, CAN OF FRUIT, SOUP AND OTHER GOODS WHEN AVAILABLE. HOWEVER, THIS SUPPLEMENT IS OFTEN DEPENDENT ON WHAT FOOD IS AVAILABLE AT THE FOOD BANK.FOOD VOUCHER PROGRAM AND TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM FOOD VOUCHER PROGRAM:BJCC'S FOOD PANTRY IS THE LARGEST IN THE EAST BRONX AND DISTRIBUTES OVER 2,400 FOOD PACKAGES EACH MONTH. EACH PACKAGE INCLUDES ENOUGH FOOD FOR THREE MEALS FOR THREE DAYS FOR THREE PEOPLE. THIS PROGRAM FEEDS ANYONE WHO COMES TO OUR DOOR HUNGRY. THE PANTRY RECEIVES ITS FOOD FROM THE FOOD BANK OF NEW YORK, MET COUNCIL, UJA-FEDERATION OF WESTCHESTER - FAMILIES FEEDING FAMILIES PROGRAM, AND FOOD DRIVES FROM VARIOUS SYNAGOGUES IN WESTCHESTER.EACH MONTH FOOD IS SORTED INTO PACKAGES THAT TYPICALLY INCLUDE A BOX OF PASTA AND SAUCE, CAN OF VEGETABLES, CAN OF FRUIT, SOUP AND OTHER GOODS WHEN AVAILABLE. HOWEVER, THIS SUPPLEMENT IS OFTEN DEPENDENT ON WHAT FOOD IS AVAILABLE AT THE FOOD BANK. 
NORC SUPPORTIVE SERVICE PROGRAMS ARE DESIGNED TO FOSTER ELDER-FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES, AND IS IDEALLY SUITED TO INDENTIFY AND HELP ISOLATED SENIORS IN THE HOUSING COMMUNITY IT SERVES. HOUSING IS A PRIMARY CONCERN FOR SENIORS IN NEW YORK CITY AND A CRITICAL FACTOR IN CREATING AN ELDER-FRIENDLY COMMUNITY. READY ACCESS TO A RANGE OF COORDINATED SUPPORT SERVICES AND OPPORTUNITIES, AS PROVIDED THROUGH THESE CONTRACTS, ARE A MAJOR FACTOR FOR SUCCESFUL AGING IN PLACE. FURTHERMORE, SENIORS BENEFIT WHEN THESE SERVICES AND OPPORTUNITIES ARE AN INTEGRAL PART OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS AND DAILY LIFE.
Program expenses $451,480.00 
Program revenue $451,480.00 
Program description NORC SUPPORTIVE SERVICE PROGRAMS ARE DESIGNED TO FOSTER ELDER-FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES, AND IS IDEALLY SUITED TO INDENTIFY AND HELP ISOLATED SENIORS IN THE HOUSING COMMUNITY IT SERVES. HOUSING IS A PRIMARY CONCERN FOR SENIORS IN NEW YORK CITY AND A CRITICAL FACTOR IN CREATING AN ELDER-FRIENDLY COMMUNITY. READY ACCESS TO A RANGE OF COORDINATED SUPPORT SERVICES AND OPPORTUNITIES, AS PROVIDED THROUGH THESE CONTRACTS, ARE A MAJOR FACTOR FOR SUCCESFUL AGING IN PLACE. FURTHERMORE, SENIORS BENEFIT WHEN THESE SERVICES AND OPPORTUNITIES ARE AN INTEGRAL PART OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS AND DAILY LIFE. 
SERVICES TO THOUSANDS OF LOW-INCOME BRONX RESIDENTS OF EVERY CREEED, RACE AND RELIGION INCLUDE CASE MANAGEMENT, CRISIS INTERVENTION, ANTI-EVICTION SERVICES, BENEFITS AND ENTITLEMENTS COUNSELING, EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE, REFERRALS, ADVOCACY, HELATH PROMOTION, OUTREACH AND COMMUNITY CULTURAL EVENTS.
Program expenses  $1,552,794.00
Program description  SERVICES TO THOUSANDS OF LOW-INCOME BRONX RESIDENTS OF EVERY CREEED, RACE AND RELIGION INCLUDE CASE MANAGEMENT, CRISIS INTERVENTION, ANTI-EVICTION SERVICES, BENEFITS AND ENTITLEMENTS COUNSELING, EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE, REFERRALS, ADVOCACY, HELATH PROMOTION, OUTREACH AND COMMUNITY CULTURAL EVENTS.
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses) $1,843,066.00$1,933,514.00
Program services (total functional expenses) $1,473,101.00$1,552,794.00
Management & general (total functional expenses) $369,965.00$380,720.00
Fundraising (total functional expenses) $0.00$0.00
Revenue
Total revenue $1,780,202.00$1,872,857.00
Program service revenue (total)$429,645.00$255,016.00$1,221,715.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,343,680.00$1,494,021.00$502,391.00
Investment income $24,589.00$12,047.00
Total unrelated business revenue $0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr $6,576.00$136,704.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue $0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr $1,494,021.00$502,391.00
Gross receipts $1,798,973.00$1,887,686.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events $69,460.00 
Revenue from gov't grants $1,115,948.00 
Revenue from all other contributions $308,613.00$502,391.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total) $6,576.00$66,822.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments $24,589.00$12,047.00
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events $0.00$69,882.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total) $21,000.00 
Fundraising service fees (total) $0.00$0.00
Accounting service fees (total)  $21,000.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$2,112,615.00$2,066,243.00$2,170,664.00
Total assets, beginning of year $2,196,865.00$1,711,229.00
Total liabilities$1,905,790.00$1,660,492.00$1,662,049.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year $1,688,250.00$1,141,957.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net $501,009.00$574,635.00
Temporarily restricted net assets $119,981.00$95,219.00
Net assets $405,751.00$508,615.00
Net assets, beginning of year $508,615.00$569,272.00
Other liabilities $293,201.00$182,170.00
Intangible assets $9,196.00 
Other assets $544,217.00$541,216.00
Cash: non-interest bearing $67,040.00$138,572.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year $138,572.00$252,290.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses -$62,864.00-$60,657.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges $5,949.00$6,586.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses $630,338.00$612,158.00
Deferred revenue  $19,641.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable $736,953.00$848,080.00
Total net assets or fund balances $405,751.00$508,615.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization $19,681.00$27,571.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members 1622
Number of independent voting members 1622
Financial sheets audited TrueTrue
Tax year start date 2013-07-012012-07-01
Tax year end date 2014-06-302013-06-30
Has local chapters True 
Accounting method AccrualAccrual
Metadata about the filing
E-return type 990990
Date e-filing submitted 2015-08-202014-07-17
IRS schema version 2013v4.02012v2.1
Filing identifier 201501359349307080201411359349304086
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