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The Aleph Institute

We take care, no matter where.

three stars

80.08

9540 Collins Avenue Surfside, FL 33154
tel: (305) 864-5553   Web Site
EIN: 59-2291627

Board Leadership
Rabbi Sholom D. Lipskar
Chairman

CEO
Aaron Lipskar
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.08 three stars
  Financial 73.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

two stars

73.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 19.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 366.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Aleph Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Aleph Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Aleph Institute (FL) 80.08 three stars
Barnabas Center (FL) 98.23 four stars
Samaritan House (CA) 94.85 four stars
Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners (MN) 98.23 four stars
The Caring Place (TX) 92.62 four stars

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The Aleph Institute is a national charitable institution founded by Rabbi Sholom D. Lipskar under the direction of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson O.B.M. For over thirty years, Aleph has been serving society by: (1) providing critical social services to families in crisis; (2) addressing the pressing religious, educational, humanitarian and advocacy needs of individuals in the military and institutional environments; and (3) implementing solutions to significant issues relating to our criminal justice system, with an emphasis on families, faith-based rehabilitation and preventive ethics education.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,023,099
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,023,099
   Program Service Revenue $13,905
Total Primary Revenue $3,037,004
   Other Revenue $236,954
TOTAL REVENUE $3,273,958
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,635,596
   Administrative Expenses $324,529
   Fundraising Expenses $354,989
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,315,114
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-41,156
   
Net Assets $-215,164

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
Family Services, Counseling, & Referral Services $1,284,759 48.7%
Education & Religious Programs in Prisons $965,472 36.6%
Educational & Religious Programs in the Military $385,365 14.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 02/01/2017 80.08 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 71.97 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/22/2015 74.81 two stars
2013-08 03/01/2015 75.77 two stars
2012-08 12/01/2013 78.26 two stars
2011-08 12/01/2012 65.15 one star
2010-08 02/01/2012 68.90 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 59-2291627
Name in IRS Master File ALEPH INSTITUTE
NTEE Code I40
NTEE Classification Rehabilitation Services for Offenders
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
(44) Student exchange with foreign country
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 July, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
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  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$108,434 3.27% Aaron Lipskar Employee

The Aleph Institute is a national charitable institution founded by Rabbi Sholom D. Lipskar under the direction of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson O.B.M. For over thirty years, Aleph has been serving society by: (1) providing critical social services to families in crisis; (2) addressing the pressing religious, educational, humanitarian and advocacy needs of individuals in the military and institutional environments; and (3) implementing solutions to significant issues relating to our criminal justice system, with an emphasis on families, faith-based rehabilitation and preventive ethics education.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Aleph Institute (FL) 80.08 three stars
Interfaith Community Services of Pima County (AZ) 98.23 four stars
Neighbors (MN) 91.45 four stars
Humble Area Assistance Ministries (TX) 94.69 four stars
The Crisis Center of Johnson County (IA) 88.81 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Aleph Institute
9540 Collins Avenue
Surfside, FL 33154
tel: (305) 864-5553
fax: (305) 864-5675
EIN: 59-2291627

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Board Leadership

Rabbi Sholom D. Lipskar
Chairman

CEO

Aaron Lipskar
CEO

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