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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Hebrew Free Loan Society

Improving Lives Through Lending

four stars

90.93

675 Third Avenue Suite 1905
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 687-0188   Web Site
EIN: 13-5562239

Board Leadership
Ian Shrank
President

CEO
David Rosenn
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.93 four stars
  Financial 87.18 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Hebrew Free Loan Society (HFLS) fosters financial stability and opportunity among low- and moderate-income New Yorkers in need by providing access to safe and affordable credit in the form of interest-free loans.

HFLS loans make an immediate, concrete difference in the lives of our borrowers, enabling them to invest in their education, start a business, meet emergency expenses, and more.

HFLS makes loans on a nonsectarian basis where the availability of interest-free credit will make a significant difference in an individual's or family's life. Since its founding in 1892, HFLS has provided more than $345M in interest-free loans to more than 875,000 borrowers while maintaining a repayment rate above 99%.

The Hebrew Free Loan Society (HFLS) fosters financial stability and opportunity among low- and moderate-income New Yorkers in need by providing access to safe and affordable credit in the form of interest-free loans.

HFLS loans make an immediate, concrete difference in the lives of our borrowers, enabling them to invest in their education, start a business, meet emergency expenses, and more.

HFLS makes loans on a nonsectarian basis where the availability of interest-free credit will make a significant difference in an individual's or family's life. Since its founding in 1892, HFLS has provided more than $345M in interest-free loans to more than 875,000 borrowers while maintaining a repayment rate above 99%.

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Financial

three stars

87.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
72.0%
  Administrative Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.36
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hebrew Free Loan Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hebrew Free Loan Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hebrew Free Loan Society (NY) 90.93 four stars
Opportunity Fund Community Development (CA) 90.13 four stars
Foundation for Financial Planning (DC) 96.23 four stars
Four Bands Community Fund (SD) 88.22 three stars
World Business Chicago (IL) 86.90 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $990,847
   Federated Campaigns $403,069
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $158,380
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,552,296
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,552,296
   Other Revenue $566,906
TOTAL REVENUE $2,119,202
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,424,543
   Administrative Expenses $263,102
   Fundraising Expenses $211,206
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,898,851
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $220,351
   
Net Assets $20,731,192

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
Lending Achievements $1,424,543 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 90.93 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 89.65 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 89.43 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 87.76 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 88.55 three stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 87.53 three stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 79.34 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 78.77 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 73.64 two stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 77.74 two stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 81.57 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2013 85.54 three 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 13-5562239
Name in IRS Master File HEBREW FREE LOAN SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code P51
NTEE Classification Financial Counseling, Money Management
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (921) Loans or credit reporting
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 December, 1926
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$201,108 10.59% David Rosenn Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hebrew Free Loan Society (NY) 90.93 four stars
The Idea Village (LA) 94.54 four stars
Accion East (NY) 92.29 four stars
ACCION San Diego (CA) 94.74 four stars
Women's Business Development Center (IL) 94.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hebrew Free Loan Society
675 Third Avenue
Suite 1905
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 687-0188
fax: (212) 682-1120
EIN: 13-5562239

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Board Leadership

Ian Shrank
President

CEO

David Rosenn
Executive Director

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