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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs (Grantmaking)

American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem

Building Hope in the Holy Land

three stars

86.40

25 Old Kings Highway Suite 13
Darien, CT 06820
tel: (203) 655-3575   Web Site
EIN: 59-6155008

Board Leadership
The Rt. Rev. Gregory Rickel
Chair

CEO
John Lent
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.40 three stars
  Financial 80.78 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (AFEDJ) is dedicated to transforming lives of the vulnerable and displaced in the Middle East through support of schools, hospitals, and centers for children with disabilities and raising awareness in the United States. AFEDJ was founded in 1988 as an independent, nonpolitical 501(c)(3) organization. As a partner to the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, AFEDJ is devoted to respect, human dignity, and the inherent value of each person.

The American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (AFEDJ) is dedicated to transforming lives of the vulnerable and displaced in the Middle East through support of schools, hospitals, and centers for children with disabilities and raising awareness in the United States. AFEDJ was founded in 1988 as an independent, nonpolitical 501(c)(3) organization. As a partner to the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, AFEDJ is devoted to respect, human dignity, and the inherent value of each person.

Financial

three stars

80.78

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.18
  Program Expenses Growth -2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (CT) 86.40 three stars
Jewish Institute for National Security of America (DC) 86.21 three stars
Physicians for Social Responsibility (DC) 91.67 four stars
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International (IL) 99.40 four stars
EastWest Institute (NY) 91.02 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,004,345
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,004,345
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,004,345
   Other Revenue $8,586
TOTAL REVENUE $2,012,931
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,243,384
   Administrative Expenses $128,363
   Fundraising Expenses $217,600
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,589,347
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $423,584
   
Net Assets $1,986,330

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
Grant Making to Institutions in the Middle East $1,076,906 86.6%
Educational Outreach in the U.S. $166,478 13.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/01/2020 86.40 three stars
2018-12 10/01/2019 93.78 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 95.73 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 91.36 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 91.56 four stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 93.95 four 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 59-6155008
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF JERUSALEM
NTEE Code P70
NTEE Classification Residential, Custodial Care
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 March, 1964
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
$120,640 7.59% John Lent President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (CT) 86.40 three stars
Friends of Israel Disabled Veterans – Beit Halochem (NY) 90.87 four stars
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (NY) 92.82 four stars
Physicians for Social Responsibility (DC) 91.67 four stars
Center for Security Policy (DC) 86.67 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem
25 Old Kings Highway
Suite 13
Darien, CT 06820
tel: (203) 655-3575
EIN: 59-6155008

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Board Leadership

The Rt. Rev. Gregory Rickel
Chair

CEO

John Lent
Executive Director

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