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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services (Grantmaking)

ELEM/Youth in Distress in Israel

"Off the Streets and On To Life"

two stars

76.09

224 West 35th Street 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 787-3337   Web Site
EIN: 13-3171815

Board Leadership
Ann Bialkin
Chair

CEO
Marc Nadelman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.09 two stars
  Financial 66.92 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1982, ELEM/Youth in Distress in Israel is the country's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to treating and transforming the lives of troubled youth. ELEM's 280 professionals and more than 1,700 volunteers don't wait for referrals to treat these youth, but seek them out on their turf -- on the streets, in schools, on the Internet and at bars and nightclubs. The 25,000 young people we serve annually and the additional 100,000 youth who reach out to ELEM online each year face tremendous challenges, such as: domestic violence, substance abuse, neglect, bullying, homelessness and prostitution. ELEM works with secular and religious Jews; Christian and Muslim Arabs including Bedouins; immigrants, including those from the Former Soviet Union and Ethiopia; and the LGBTQ community. Many live on the streets and most of them will not seek help from traditional social service groups. Our 78 programs in 43 cities provide counseling, mentoring, vocational training and a safe space for Israeli youth to envision a positive future for themselves and become productive members of Israeli society.

Founded in 1982, ELEM/Youth in Distress in Israel is the country's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to treating and transforming the lives of troubled youth. ELEM's 280 professionals and more than 1,700 volunteers don't wait for referrals to treat these youth, but seek them out on their turf -- on the streets, in schools, on the Internet and at bars and nightclubs. The 25,000 young people we serve annually and the additional 100,000 youth who reach out to ELEM online each year face tremendous challenges, such as: domestic violence, substance abuse, neglect, bullying, homelessness and prostitution. ELEM works with secular and religious Jews; Christian and Muslim Arabs including Bedouins; immigrants, including those from the Former Soviet Union and Ethiopia; and the LGBTQ community. Many live on the streets and most of them will not seek help from traditional social service groups. Our 78 programs in 43 cities provide counseling, mentoring, vocational training and a safe space for Israeli youth to envision a positive future for themselves and become productive members of Israeli society.

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Financial

one star

66.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
65.5%
  Administrative Expenses 22.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.45
  Program Expenses Growth -19.1%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ELEM/Youth in Distress in Israel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ELEM/Youth in Distress in Israel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ELEM/Youth in Distress in Israel (NY) 76.09 two stars
Chestnut Mountain Ranch (WV) 90.58 four stars
Boys & Girls Ranches of Alabama (AL) 91.11 four stars
Romanian Christian Enterprises (VA) 86.49 three stars
Calvary Children's Home (GA) 88.38 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $260,126
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $271,671
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $531,797
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $531,797
   Other Revenue $-24,204
TOTAL REVENUE $507,593
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $239,183
   Administrative Expenses $128,040
   Fundraising Expenses $61,170
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $428,393
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $79,200
   
Net Assets $721,218

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Grant Distribution $162,000 67.7%
Community Education $77,183 32.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 76.09 two stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 71.44 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 74.55 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 71.41 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.27 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 73.50 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 72.48 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 72.06 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 74.61 two stars
2010-12 11/06/2012 81.19 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-3171815
Name in IRS Master File E L E M YOUTH IN DISTRESS INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (166) Mental health care
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,000 21.00% Marc Nadelman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ELEM/Youth in Distress in Israel (NY) 76.09 two stars
Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches (FL) 87.68 three stars
High Plains Children's Home and Family Services, Inc. (TX) 94.83 four stars
Southeastern Children's Home (SC) 87.58 three stars
Crossnore School (NC) 93.54 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

ELEM/Youth in Distress in Israel
224 West 35th Street
11th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 787-3337
EIN: 13-3171815

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Board Leadership

Ann Bialkin
Chair

CEO

Marc Nadelman
Executive Director

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