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

American Friends of Migdal Ohr

A Tower of Light for Jewish children in need

three stars

87.28

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

Board Leadership
Tony Fromer
Chairman

CEO
Atara Solow
Executive Vice President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.28 three stars
  Financial 82.02 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

three stars

82.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,497,136
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $306,341
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,803,477
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,803,477
   Other Revenue $-37,308
TOTAL REVENUE $3,766,169
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,671,914
   Administrative Expenses $473,409
   Fundraising Expenses $576,687
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,722,010
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-955,841
   
Net Assets $1,966,897

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$102,500 2.17% Norman Gildin Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$131,965 2.79% Beth Nussbaum National Director of Development

Mission

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.

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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

Tony Fromer
Chairman

CEO

Atara Solow
Executive Vice President