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    American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro

    American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro


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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    ...25 WEST 45TH ST
    New York NY 10036-4902


    New York NY | IRS ruling year: 1988 | EIN: 13-3434781  


    The American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro raises funds and public awareness in the United States for Beit Issie Shapiro (BIS), Israel's leading organization furthering the rights, opportunities and services for people with intellectual or physical disabilities. Beit Issie Shapiro is a world leader in the development and provision of innovative therapies and services for children and helps over 30,000 people every year. Beit Issie Shapiro is also changing attitudes in society, advocating for better legislation, and sharing knowledge internationally through research and training.

    In 2012, Beit Issie Shapiro was chosen to represent Israel and was granted Special Consultative Status on Disabilities to the UN's Economic and Social Council. As the leader in its field, BIS was the first Israeli disabilities organization to be given this recognition.


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 82%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

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    Accountability & Finance


    American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro has earned a 82% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2020, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
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    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 16.30% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 0.22 years - 2.5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.06 - 10/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 9.60% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 6.70% - 10/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 83.60% - 9.6/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - 2.31% - 2.32/10 pts

    Unscored Information

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