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American Friends of Migdal Ohr

Migdal Ohr means "tower of light" in Hebrew and is a beacon of hope for Israel's orphaned and at-risk youth.

three stars

86.43

1560 Broadway Suite 708
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 397-3700   Web Site
EIN: 13-3389558

Board Leadership
Sharon Haberman
Chair

CEO
Atara Solow
Executive Vice President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.43 three stars
  Financial 85.03 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Migdal Ohr was established in 1972 by Israel Prize Winner Rabbi Yitzchak Dovid Grossman to ensure that each of Israel's orphaned, abused, and neglected children would have a bright future, regardless of where they came from. Rabbi Grossman, is known around the world for loving every Jew and caring for children who have lost their way and been abandoned by the communities they come from.

Today, we serve over 10,000 children every year and raise them to become thriving, successful adults. Migdal Ohr's network of services and programs provide everything from a child's most basic needs - clothing, medical care, family structure, and emotional support - to education, vocational training, mentorship, and more. Decades later, we remain fervently committed to that mission and dedicated to strengthening Israel's next generation from the ground up.

Migdal Ohr - giving children the support and education they need to overcome socio-economic barriers and realize their full potential.

Migdal Ohr was established in 1972 by Israel Prize Winner Rabbi Yitzchak Dovid Grossman to ensure that each of Israel's orphaned, abused, and neglected children would have a bright future, regardless of where they came from. Rabbi Grossman, is known around the world for loving every Jew and caring for children who have lost their way and been abandoned by the communities they come from.

Today, we serve over 10,000 children every year and raise them to become thriving, successful adults. Migdal Ohr's network of services and programs provide everything from a child's most basic needs - clothing, medical care, family structure, and emotional support - to education, vocational training, mentorship, and more. Decades later, we remain fervently committed to that mission and dedicated to strengthening Israel's next generation from the ground up.

Migdal Ohr - giving children the support and education they need to overcome socio-economic barriers and realize their full potential.

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Financial

three stars

85.03

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of Migdal Ohr on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of Migdal Ohr on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of Migdal Ohr (NY) 86.43 three stars
Fred Rogers Productions (PA) 92.13 four stars
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Bright Beginnings (DC) 93.28 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,319,648
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $248,021
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,567,669
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,567,669
   Other Revenue $-55,832
TOTAL REVENUE $5,511,837
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,010,431
   Administrative Expenses $303,973
   Fundraising Expenses $527,634
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,842,038
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-330,201
   
Net Assets $1,636,696

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
Raise Funds to Support Migdal Ohr in Israel $5,010,431 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 86.43 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 87.28 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2019 94.44 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 94.05 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 93.67 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 89.04 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.98 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 85.56 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 85.18 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 78.08 two stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 76.91 two stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 85.24 three stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 84.19 three stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 83.31 three stars
2010-08 12/23/2011 83.81 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 69.61 one star
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 07/01/2011 79.92 two stars
2009-08 06/01/2010 90.71 four stars
2008-08 08/01/2009 93.79 four stars
2007-08 08/01/2008 93.36 four 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 13-3389558
Name in IRS Master File THE AMERICAN FRIENDS OF MIGDAL OHR
NTEE Code Q11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 April, 1987
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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of Migdal Ohr (NY) 86.43 three stars
Emergency Infant Services (OK) 91.20 four stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Collier County (FL) 89.02 three stars
Eastside Baby Corner (WA) 86.99 three stars
The Children's Assessment Center Foundation (TX) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Friends of Migdal Ohr
1560 Broadway
Suite 708
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 397-3700
fax: (212) 397-8515
EIN: 13-3389558

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Board Leadership

Sharon Haberman
Chair

CEO

Atara Solow
Executive Vice President

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