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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Grantmaking)

American Friends of The Tel Aviv University

Expanding the Future

four stars

91.48

39 Broadway Suite 1510 New York, NY 10006
tel: (800) 989-1198   Web Site
EIN: 13-1996126

Board Leadership
Clement Erbmann
National Chairman

CEO
Gail Reiss
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.48 four stars
  Financial 90.20 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

four stars

90.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
84.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.61
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.2%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of The Tel Aviv University (NY) 91.48 four stars
Nashville Public Education Foundation (TN) 91.39 four stars
USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation (NY) 94.03 four stars
Naval War College Foundation (RI) 93.13 four stars
State University College at Oneonta Foundation Corporation (NY) 91.15 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $36,578,105
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $568,532
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $37,146,637
   Program Service Revenue $9,437,413
Total Primary Revenue $46,584,050
   Other Revenue $3,789,415
TOTAL REVENUE $50,373,465
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $32,142,532
   Administrative Expenses $2,630,007
   Fundraising Expenses $3,412,354
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $38,184,893
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $12,188,572
   
Net Assets $88,306,122

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 $14,572,467 45.3%
Study Abroad Student Program $8,913,785 27.7%
Scientific Research and Computer Science $8,656,280 26.9%

Ratings History
American Friends of The Tel Aviv University has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
$396,035 1.03% Gail Reiss President/CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of The Tel Aviv University (NY) 91.48 four stars
American Friends of the Hebrew University (NY) 89.22 three stars
State University College at Oneonta Foundation Corporation (NY) 91.15 four stars
American Friends of IDC (NY) 89.39 three stars
Home School Foundation (VA) 91.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Friends of The Tel Aviv University
39 Broadway Suite 1510
New York, NY 10006
tel: (800) 989-1198
fax: (212) 742-9071
EIN: 13-1996126

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Board Leadership

Clement Erbmann
National Chairman

CEO

Gail Reiss
President, CEO

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