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Birthright Israel Foundation

Providing a gift of first time, peer group, educational trips to Israel for Jewish young adults.

92.74

33 East 33rd Street New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 457-0036   Web Site
EIN: 13-4092050

Board Leadership
Joshua Nash
Chair

CEO
David Fisher
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.74
  Financial 92.50
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
89.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.47
  Program Expenses Growth 21.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Birthright Israel Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Birthright Israel Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Birthright Israel Foundation (NY) 92.74
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Taglit-Birthright Israel provides the gift of first time, peer group, educational trips to Israel for Jewish young adults ages 18 to 26. Taglit-Birthright Israel's founders created this program to send thousands of young Jewish adults from all over the world to Israel as a gift in order to diminish the growing division between Israel and Jewish communities around the world; to strengthen the sense of solidarity among world Jewry; and to strengthen participants' personal Jewish identity and connection to the Jewish people.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $114,289,784
   Federated Campaigns $7,444,696
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,034,248
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $123,768,728
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $123,768,728
   Other Revenue $-209,623
TOTAL REVENUE $123,559,105
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $85,319,321
   Administrative Expenses $3,113,146
   Fundraising Expenses $7,382,692
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $95,815,159
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $27,743,946
   
Net Assets $42,754,475

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
Fund Taglit Birthright Israel $83,212,321 97.5%
NEXT $2,107,000 2.5%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.74
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2015 93.77
2012-12 03/01/2014 94.94
2011-12 12/21/2012 83.31
2010-12 02/01/2012 95.75
2009-12 10/01/2011 97.80
2009-12 09/20/2011 84.29
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 96.90
2008-12 06/01/2010 97.07
2007-12 04/01/2009 99.61

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

EIN 13-4092050
Name in IRS Master File BIRTHRIGHT ISRAEL FOUNDATION
NTEE Code Q23
NTEE Classification International Exchanges, N.E.C.
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 June, 2001
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 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
$586,293 0.61% David Fisher President, CEO

Taglit-Birthright Israel provides the gift of first time, peer group, educational trips to Israel for Jewish young adults ages 18 to 26. Taglit-Birthright Israel's founders created this program to send thousands of young Jewish adults from all over the world to Israel as a gift in order to diminish the growing division between Israel and Jewish communities around the world; to strengthen the sense of solidarity among world Jewry; and to strengthen participants' personal Jewish identity and connection to the Jewish people.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Birthright Israel Foundation (NY) 92.74
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Charity Contact Info

Birthright Israel Foundation
33 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 457-0036
EIN: 13-4092050

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 5892
Hicksville, NY 11802

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Board Leadership

Joshua Nash
Chair

CEO

David Fisher
President

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