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Religion : Religious Media and Broadcasting

Nextbook

Jewish journalism that covers the entire landscape of Jewish life

two stars

70.31

37 West 28th Street 8th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 920-3660   Web Site
EIN: 41-2116973

Board Leadership
Arthur W. Fried
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 70.31 two stars
  Financial 80.16 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 63.00 one star
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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

three stars

80.16

Accountability & Transparency

one star

63.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.02
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 72.0%
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) 70.31 two stars
Pioneer Bible Translators (TX) 96.63 four stars
Life Action Ministries (MI) 87.94 three stars
Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing (NM) 99.13 four stars
Bibles For The World (CO) 87.30 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,448,952
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,448,952
   Program Service Revenue $478,424
Total Primary Revenue $3,927,376
   Other Revenue $84,070
TOTAL REVENUE $4,011,446
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,361,699
   Administrative Expenses $681,709
   Fundraising Expenses $39,907
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,083,315
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-71,869
   
Net Assets $83,753

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) $3,338,642 99.3%
Web Magazine (Jewcy) $23,057 0.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$221,437 5.42% Morton Landowne Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$400,421 9.80% Alana Newhouse Editor-In-Chief

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nextbook (NY) 70.31 two stars
Lutheran Bible Translators (MO) 92.03 four stars
Reasons To Believe (CA) 89.33 three stars
Pioneer Bible Translators (TX) 96.63 four stars
Dare 2 Share Ministries (CO) 85.23 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Nextbook
37 West 28th Street
8th Floor
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

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