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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

Ezra International

Rescue, Return, Restore

four stars

94.01

P.O. Box 361757 Melbourne, FL 32936
tel: (352) 394-4673   Web Site
EIN: 91-1746258

Board Leadership
Mel Hoelzle
President

CEO
Mel Hoelzle
Founder and President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.01 four stars
  Financial 92.54 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ezra International is a Christian non-profit organization that helps Jewish people make aliyah (emigrate to Israel). We accomplish this by providing one-on-one support for Jewish people in their home countries; completing in-depth ancestry research; and by procuring necessary immigration documents and financing the emigration journey.

Ezra International is a Christian non-profit organization that helps Jewish people make aliyah (emigrate to Israel). We accomplish this by providing one-on-one support for Jewish people in their home countries; completing in-depth ancestry research; and by procuring necessary immigration documents and financing the emigration journey.

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Financial

four stars

92.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ezra International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ezra International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ezra International (FL) 94.01 four stars
Restavek Freedom (OH) 100.00 four stars
Faith In Practice (TX) 94.69 four stars
American Jewish World Service (NY) 90.91 four stars
Seva Foundation (CA) 92.68 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,671,336
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,671,336
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,671,336
   Other Revenue $10,995
TOTAL REVENUE $2,682,331
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,776,418
   Administrative Expenses $208,164
   Fundraising Expenses $137,143
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,121,725
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $560,606
   
Net Assets $1,169,258

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
Aliyah $1,697,935 95.6%
Children's Program $78,483 4.4%

Ratings History
Ezra International has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 09/03/2019 94.01 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 93.55 four stars
2016-12 09/01/2018 93.90 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 91.68 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 93.14 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 91.54 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.01 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 83.51 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 76.69 two stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 81.11 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 67.93 one star

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

EIN 91-1746258
Name in IRS Master File EZRA INTERNATIONAL
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date March, 1997
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Melvin Hoelzle President
Other Salaries of Note
$71,600 3.37% Barry Wagner Vice President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ezra International (FL) 94.01 four stars
Partners Relief and Development (MI) 86.04 three stars
WE Charity (NY) 94.74 four stars
Global Partners for Development (CA) 98.23 four stars
Palestine Children's Relief Fund (OH) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ezra International
P.O. Box 361757
Melbourne, FL 32936
tel: (352) 394-4673
EIN: 91-1746258

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Board Leadership

Mel Hoelzle
President

CEO

Mel Hoelzle
Founder and President

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