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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

J Street Education Fund

The Political Home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans

three stars

86.39

P.O. Box 66073 Washington, DC 20035
tel: (202) 596-5207   Web Site
EIN: 20-2777557

Board Leadership
Alexandra C. Stanton
Chair

CEO
Jeremy Ben-Ami
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.39 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

J Street is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans who want Israel to be secure, democratic and the national home of the Jewish people. Working in American politics and the Jewish community, we advocate policies that advance shared US and Israeli interests as well as Jewish and democratic values, leading to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. As Americans, we advocate in Washington and in national politics for American policy that advances diplomatic resolution of Israel's conflicts with its neighbors. Within the American Jewish community, we advocate that our institutions and leaders ground our relationship with Israel in the same values they apply to other issues, including freedom, justice and peace – the very principles set forth in Israel's Declaration of Independence.

J Street is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans who want Israel to be secure, democratic and the national home of the Jewish people. Working in American politics and the Jewish community, we advocate policies that advance shared US and Israeli interests as well as Jewish and democratic values, leading to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. As Americans, we advocate in Washington and in national politics for American policy that advances diplomatic resolution of Israel's conflicts with its neighbors. Within the American Jewish community, we advocate that our institutions and leaders ground our relationship with Israel in the same values they apply to other issues, including freedom, justice and peace – the very principles set forth in Israel's Declaration of Independence.

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Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.12
  Program Expenses Growth 9.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 71.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by J Street Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by J Street Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
J Street Education Fund (DC) 86.39 three stars
Foreign Policy Association (NY) 86.26 three stars
The Prem Rawat Foundation (CA) 97.56 four stars
OneVoice Movement (NY) 86.67 three stars
EastWest Institute (NY) 91.02 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,216,382
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $395,255
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,611,637
   Program Service Revenue $1,084,176
Total Primary Revenue $7,695,813
   Other Revenue $-3,295
TOTAL REVENUE $7,692,518
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,167,115
   Administrative Expenses $448,804
   Fundraising Expenses $623,190
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,239,109
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $453,409
   
Net Assets $826,426

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 86.39 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 87.97 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 86.45 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 86.84 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.89 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 83.17 three 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 20-2777557
Name in IRS Master File J STREET EDUCATION FUND INC
NTEE Code X90
NTEE Classification Interfaith Issues
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious 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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date February, 2006
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Jeremy Ben-Ami President $296,041

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
J Street Education Fund (DC) 86.39 three stars
The Marshall Legacy Institute (VA) 92.25 four stars
Friends of Israel Disabled Veterans – Beit Halochem (NY) 90.87 four stars
Foreign Policy Association (NY) 86.26 three stars
Center for International Policy (DC) 86.13 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

J Street Education Fund
P.O. Box 66073
Washington, DC 20035
tel: (202) 596-5207
EIN: 20-2777557

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Board Leadership

Alexandra C. Stanton
Chair

CEO

Jeremy Ben-Ami
President

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