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Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting

Nextbook

Jewish journalism that covers the entire landscape of Jewish life

one star

68.63

P.O. Box 20079 New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 920-3660   Web Site
EIN: 41-2116973

Board Leadership
Arthur W. Fried
President

CEO
Morton Landowne
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 68.63 one star
  Financial 71.52 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00 one star
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2003, The goal of Nextbook is to enable American Jews to engage with Jewish life and culture. The intended audience is made up of two broad categories, affiliated Jews and American Jews for whom Jewish heritage remains of interest, but seemingly out of reach. Tablet is the major project of Nextbook. We want to be the Jewish Niche on the web.

Founded in 2003, The goal of Nextbook is to enable American Jews to engage with Jewish life and culture. The intended audience is made up of two broad categories, affiliated Jews and American Jews for whom Jewish heritage remains of interest, but seemingly out of reach. Tablet is the major project of Nextbook. We want to be the Jewish Niche on the web.

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Financial

two stars

71.52

Accountability & Transparency

one star

66.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 18.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.04
  Program Expenses Growth -2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 61.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nextbook on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nextbook on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nextbook (NY) 68.63 one star
American Bible Society (PA) 85.63 three stars
Answers in Genesis (KY) 87.15 three stars
World Mission (MI) 90.26 four stars
Mesorah Heritage Foundation (NY) 86.72 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,312,302
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,312,302
   Program Service Revenue $211,552
Total Primary Revenue $3,523,854
   Other Revenue $70,986
TOTAL REVENUE $3,594,840
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,697,978
   Administrative Expenses $726,778
   Fundraising Expenses $142,780
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,567,536
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $27,304
   
Net Assets $178,683

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
Web Magazine (Tablet) $2,685,181 99.5%
Web Magazine (Jewcy) $12,797 0.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/20/2019 68.63 one star
2017-12 12/21/2018 69.42 one star
2016-12 03/01/2018 70.31 two stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 75.26 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.53 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 76.26 two stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 74.82 two stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 76.25 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 41-2116973
Name in IRS Master File NEXTBOOK INC
NTEE Code X83
NTEE Classification Religious Printing, Publishing
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Educational 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 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 September, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$231,463 6.48% Morton Landowne Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$420,414 11.78% Alana Newhouse Editor-In-Chief

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nextbook (NY) 68.63 one star
Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing (NM) 97.38 four stars
World Missionary Press (IN) 90.35 four stars
American Bible Society (PA) 85.63 three stars
Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals (PA) 85.16 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Nextbook
P.O. Box 20079
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 920-3660
fax: (212) 920-3699
EIN: 41-2116973

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Board Leadership

Arthur W. Fried
President

CEO

Morton Landowne
Executive Director

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