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Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity

Combating indifference, intolerance and injustice

three stars

86.36

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 86.36 three stars
  Financial 96.72 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

four stars

96.72

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.92
  Program Expenses Growth 36.0%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $193,472
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $671,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $864,972
   Program Service Revenue $566
Total Primary Revenue $865,538
   Other Revenue $116,862
TOTAL REVENUE $982,400
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,864,470
   Administrative Expenses $263,468
   Fundraising Expenses $95,967
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,223,905
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,241,505
   
Net Assets $8,552,012

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Mission

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.

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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