Disable all preview features

Human Services : Children's and Family Services (Grantmaking)

American Friends of Migdal Ohr

A Tower of Light for Jewish children in need

four stars

94.05

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

Board Leadership
Sharon Haberman
Chairman

CEO
Norman B. Gildin
Executive Vice President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.05 four stars
  Financial 92.15 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Migdal Ohr ("Tower of Light") is Israel's leading non-profit organization for children at risk. Founded over 40 years ago by Israel Prize winner Rabbi Yitzchak Dovid Grossman, Migdal Ohr currently serves over 10,000 orphaned, abandoned, impoverished and new immigrant children across Israel annually, through its 160 youth clubs and three main campuses. Migdal Ohr provides indigent children (from birth to adulthood) with an outstanding education, a loving home, clothing, food, medical care, and psychological counseling. The graduates of Migdal Ohr go on to become productive Israeli citizens and, most notably, our alumni are among Israel's top doctors, lawyers, community leaders, army generals, and a member of the Knesset. Migdal Ohr is dedicated to making a difference in the future of Israel. American Friends of Migdal Ohr is the US fundraising arm for Migdal Ohr in Israel.

Migdal Ohr ("Tower of Light") is Israel's leading non-profit organization for children at risk. Founded over 40 years ago by Israel Prize winner Rabbi Yitzchak Dovid Grossman, Migdal Ohr currently serves over 10,000 orphaned, abandoned, impoverished and new immigrant children across Israel annually, through its 160 youth clubs and three main campuses. Migdal Ohr provides indigent children (from birth to adulthood) with an outstanding education, a loving home, clothing, food, medical care, and psychological counseling. The graduates of Migdal Ohr go on to become productive Israeli citizens and, most notably, our alumni are among Israel's top doctors, lawyers, community leaders, army generals, and a member of the Knesset. Migdal Ohr is dedicated to making a difference in the future of Israel. American Friends of Migdal Ohr is the US fundraising arm for Migdal Ohr in Israel.

Results Information

Looking for Results Data?

Charity Navigator is collaborating with GuideStar, Classy, and GlobalGiving, to display impact-related information for rated nonprofits. However, not all rated nonprofits have provided results information yet. Each of these partners has supplied Charity Navigator with the results information they receive directly from nonprofits. Submissions must be made on our partner's websites and we plan to update the display of this information regularly.

If you are interested in seeing this charity provide its results information, please click below. Note, this is simply an indication of your interest.

Financial

four stars

92.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 10.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of Migdal Ohr (NY) 94.05 four stars
Bo's Place (TX) 91.94 four stars
Georgia Center for Child Advocacy (GA) 89.29 three stars
The Children's Assessment Center Foundation (TX) 90.10 four stars
Teen Parent Connection (IL) 89.39 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,394,250
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $357,289
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,751,539
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,751,539
   Other Revenue $-73,937
TOTAL REVENUE $4,677,602
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,047,543
   Administrative Expenses $281,668
   Fundraising Expenses $663,652
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,992,863
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,315,261
   
Net Assets $2,922,738

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 $5,047,543 100.0%

Ratings History
American Friends of Migdal Ohr has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2006-08 04/01/2007 93.17 four stars
2005-08 11/01/2006 61.80 one star
2004-08 12/01/2005 59.05 one star

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$202,847 3.38% Norman Gildin Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of Migdal Ohr (NY) 94.05 four stars
Storyteller Children's Center (CA) 90.57 four stars
HOPE Farm (TX) 85.77 three stars
Comic Relief Inc. (NY) 89.50 three stars
Connie Maxwell Children's Home (SC) 87.10 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Are you the representative for this organization? If so, click here to access the application form. As an official representative you will have the ability to update some of the information on this page.

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

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Sharon Haberman
Chairman

CEO

Norman B. Gildin
Executive Vice President

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.