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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Grantmaking)

American Friends of The Tel Aviv University

Expanding the Future

four stars

98.23

8 West 40th Street 8th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (917) 754-9612   Web Site
EIN: 13-1996126

Board Leadership
Clement Erbmann
Chairman

CEO
Jennifer Gross
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Tel Aviv University's American Friends are a worldly and intellectually sophisticated group, committed to nurturing higher education and developing Israel's best minds. We offer a stimulating variety of cultural, social and educational activities throughout the year, at venues across the country: special briefings, international conferences, intimate get-togethers and more formal events. We serve as a dynamic bridge between two inspired communities, American and Israeli, dedicated to excellence in scholarship and to strengthening Israel and the vital city of Tel Aviv.

Tel Aviv University's American Friends are a worldly and intellectually sophisticated group, committed to nurturing higher education and developing Israel's best minds. We offer a stimulating variety of cultural, social and educational activities throughout the year, at venues across the country: special briefings, international conferences, intimate get-togethers and more formal events. We serve as a dynamic bridge between two inspired communities, American and Israeli, dedicated to excellence in scholarship and to strengthening Israel and the vital city of Tel Aviv.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.66
  Program Expenses Growth 12.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of The Tel Aviv University on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of The Tel Aviv University on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of The Tel Aviv University (NY) 98.23 four stars
American Friends of the Hebrew University (NY) 91.73 four stars
Israel Scholarship Education Foundation (NY) 86.29 three stars
Association of Graduates of the United States Air Force Academy (CO) 95.47 four stars
State University College at Oneonta Foundation Corporation (NY) 93.19 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $42,009,100
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $396,258
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $42,405,358
   Program Service Revenue $9,563,817
Total Primary Revenue $51,969,175
   Other Revenue $2,454,161
TOTAL REVENUE $54,423,336
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $42,722,127
   Administrative Expenses $2,793,776
   Fundraising Expenses $3,671,927
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $49,187,830
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,235,506
   
Net Assets $97,641,939

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
Scholarships $21,745,447 50.9%
Scientific Research and Computer Science $11,722,000 27.4%
Study Abroad Student Program $9,254,680 21.7%

Ratings History
American Friends of The Tel Aviv University has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 05/01/2021 98.23 four stars
2019-09 02/01/2021 92.02 four stars
2018-09 11/01/2020 92.51 four stars
2018-09 12/01/2019 91.48 four stars
2017-09 02/01/2019 93.25 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 96.66 four stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 94.07 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 97.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 96.62 four stars
2014-09 11/01/2015 93.76 four stars
2013-09 09/01/2014 94.73 four stars
2012-09 12/20/2013 90.92 four stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 84.10 three stars
2010-09 09/01/2012 79.78 two stars
2010-09 04/01/2012 79.58 two 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 13-1996126
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY INC
NTEE Code Q11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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, 1957
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Jennifer Gross CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$428,900 0.87% Gail Reiss Former CEO

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American Friends of The Tel Aviv University (NY) 98.23 four stars
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JELF - Jewish Educational Loan Fund (GA) 92.46 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

American Friends of The Tel Aviv University
8 West 40th Street
8th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (917) 754-9612
fax: (212) 742-9071
EIN: 13-1996126

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Board Leadership

Clement Erbmann
Chairman

CEO

Jennifer Gross
President, CEO

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