Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, CA
President & CEO
Established in 1911, the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles mobilizes resources to strengthen its local Jewish communities as well as those worldwide and in Israel. It provides support for services and programs that reach tens of thousands.
Jay Sanderson serves as president and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. He established the Next Big Jewish Idea competition to facilitate Federation engagement with new philanthropies and began an initiative to assign social workers to the staffs of L.A. synagogues in response to the economic crisis. Previously, Sanderson was the CEO and executive producer of the Jewish Television Network, and created the PBS series “The Jewish Americans” and the documentary “Worse Than War.” Sanderson was included in the 2011 Forward 50.
Institution Revenue: $47,708,956
Institution Total Expenses: $52,208,996
Institution Revenue: $51,998,629
Institution Total Expenses: $53,950,337
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1 Interim head of organization
2 Data from 2012
3 Data from 2011
4 Data from 2010
5 Data from 2009
6 Data from 2008
7 Data from 2007
8 Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.
9 Predecessor’s salary
10 Partial year
11 Not a 501(c)3
13 Position currently vacant
14 As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment
15 Base salary
16 Data from president-elect period
17 2010 Employees
18 Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary
19 Highest paid professional, not CEO
20 Paid from two related organizations
21 Data from 2013
22 Data from 2014
23 Data from 2015
24 Includes a one-time honorarium of $55,000
25 Data from 2017
Jay Sanderson, Jewish Federation of LA 2017 Finances