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Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity

Combating indifference, intolerance and injustice

89.17

555 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 490-7788   Web Site
EIN: 13-3398151

Board Leadership
Elie Wiesel
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.17
  Financial 96.93
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
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

96.93

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.78
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity (NY) 89.17
Ploughshares Fund (CA) 89.91
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International (IL) 97.87
Givat Haviva Educational Foundation (NY) 86.70
The Prem Rawat Foundation (CA) 92.01

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Elie Wiesel and his wife, Marion, established The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity soon after he was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize for Peace. The Foundation's mission, rooted in the memory of the Holocaust, is to combat indifference, intolerance and injustice through international dialogue and youth-focused programs that promote acceptance, understanding and equality. In addition to US-based high school essay contests, conferences and various awards, the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity has two educational centers in the State of Israel. These Beit Tzipora Centers focus on educating the Ethiopian-Jewish community and giving close to 1,000 Ethiopian-Israeli young people the opportunity to grow and participate fully in Israeli society.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $542,943
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,191,872
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,734,815
   Program Service Revenue $522
Total Primary Revenue $1,735,337
   Other Revenue $463,833
TOTAL REVENUE $2,199,170
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,355,704
   Administrative Expenses $195,704
   Fundraising Expenses $101,621
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,653,029
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $546,141
   
Net Assets $10,308,925

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
The Elie Wiesel Foundation- Israel $601,001 44.3%
Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest $78,287 5.8%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.17
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 89.14
2013-12 07/01/2015 79.54
2012-12 04/01/2014 88.04
2011-12 04/01/2013 83.85

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

EIN 13-3398151
Name in IRS Master File ELIE WIESEL FOUNDATION FOR HUMANITY INC
NTEE Code Q41
NTEE Classification Arms Control, Peace Organizations
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (449) Other civil rights activities
(520) Pacifism and peace
(29) Other religious 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 August, 1987
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, 2010

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
Not compensated -- Elie Wiesel President
Other Salaries of Note
$112,307 6.79% Leslie R. Meyers Program Director

Elie Wiesel and his wife, Marion, established The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity soon after he was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize for Peace. The Foundation's mission, rooted in the memory of the Holocaust, is to combat indifference, intolerance and injustice through international dialogue and youth-focused programs that promote acceptance, understanding and equality. In addition to US-based high school essay contests, conferences and various awards, the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity has two educational centers in the State of Israel. These Beit Tzipora Centers focus on educating the Ethiopian-Jewish community and giving close to 1,000 Ethiopian-Israeli young people the opportunity to grow and participate fully in Israeli society.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity (NY) 89.17
The Prem Rawat Foundation (CA) 92.01
The Marshall Legacy Institute (VA) 85.57
World Federalist Movement - Institute for Global Policy (NY) 88.03
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International (IL) 97.87

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Charity Contact Info

Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity
555 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 490-7788
fax: (212) 490-6006
EIN: 13-3398151

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Board Leadership

Elie Wiesel
President

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