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Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity

Combating indifference, intolerance and injustice

three stars

88.08

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 88.08 three stars
  Financial 88.17 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

three stars

88.17

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.96
  Program Expenses Growth -10.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
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) 88.08 three stars
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J Street Education Fund (DC) 86.84 three stars
Center for International Policy (DC) 91.59 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $414,246
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $414,246
   Program Service Revenue $697
Total Primary Revenue $414,943
   Other Revenue $1,231,269
TOTAL REVENUE $1,646,212
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $702,757
   Administrative Expenses $183,522
   Fundraising Expenses $64,090
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $950,369
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $695,843
   
Net Assets $11,004,780

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 $537,960 76.5%
Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest $84,161 12.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 88.08 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.17 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 89.14 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 79.54 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 88.04 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 83.85 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 13-3398151
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • 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
Not compensated -- Elie Wiesel President

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Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity (NY) 88.08 three stars
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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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