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Harvard Hillel

The catalyst for Jewish life at Harvard

three stars

85.72

52 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge, MA 02138
tel: (617) 495-4695   Web Site
EIN: 04-2620801

Board Leadership
Marc Cohen
President

CEO
Rabbi Jonah Chanan Steinberg
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.72 three stars
  Financial 83.07 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Harvard Hillel is the catalyst for Jewish life at Harvard, serving the cultural, religious, educational, social, and political need of all segments of the undergraduate and graduate Jewish student communities. In addition, Harvard faculty, staff, and the general public are welcome and encouraged to participate and join in Hillel's activities. Harvard Hillel considers every Jewish student as an actor in and author of the on-going story of the Jewish people from ancient days until the present. Our mission, therefore, is to provide every Jewish Harvard student - without regard to ideological commitment or background - appropriate grounding for making meaningful Jewish choices in a complex and changing world.

Harvard Hillel is the catalyst for Jewish life at Harvard, serving the cultural, religious, educational, social, and political need of all segments of the undergraduate and graduate Jewish student communities. In addition, Harvard faculty, staff, and the general public are welcome and encouraged to participate and join in Hillel's activities. Harvard Hillel considers every Jewish student as an actor in and author of the on-going story of the Jewish people from ancient days until the present. Our mission, therefore, is to provide every Jewish Harvard student - without regard to ideological commitment or background - appropriate grounding for making meaningful Jewish choices in a complex and changing world.

Financial

three stars

83.07

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
66.9%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.48
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Harvard Hillel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Harvard Hillel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Harvard Hillel (MA) 85.72 three stars
Hillel of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 88.40 three stars
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (MO) 96.01 four stars
Interface Ministries (GA) 86.79 three stars
FOCUS (Fellowship of Christians in Universities and Schools, Inc.) (CT) 92.87 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,182,802
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,182,802
   Program Service Revenue $180,728
Total Primary Revenue $7,363,530
   Other Revenue $413,205
TOTAL REVENUE $7,776,735
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,668,722
   Administrative Expenses $416,248
   Fundraising Expenses $544,328
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,629,298
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,147,437
   
Net Assets $14,272,790

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
Undergraduate Program $968,675 58.0%
Minyanim $289,946 17.4%
Graduate Program $210,555 12.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 85.72 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 85.15 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 81.61 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 77.76 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.59 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 75.00 two stars
2012-06 03/05/2014 73.17 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 04-2620801
Name in IRS Master File HILLEL THE FOUNDATION FOR JEWISH CAMPUS LIFE
NTEE Code X30
NTEE Classification Jewish
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(29) Other religious 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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name HILLEL THE FOUNDATION FOR JEWISH CAMPUS LIFE
Ruling Date December, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$135,973 5.17% Jonah C. Steinberg Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Harvard Hillel (MA) 85.72 three stars
Word of Life Fellowship (NY) 92.99 four stars
DiscipleMakers (PA) 94.28 four stars
Coalition for Christian Outreach (PA) 95.67 four stars
Nehemiah Center (TX) 88.72 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Harvard Hillel
52 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
tel: (617) 495-4695
fax: (617) 864-1637
EIN: 04-2620801

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Board Leadership

Marc Cohen
President

CEO

Rabbi Jonah Chanan Steinberg
President

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