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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums (Grantmaking)

American Friends of the Israel National Museum of Science

Promoting Israel as a Global Leader in Science & Technology

three stars

84.82

347 Fifth Avenue Suite 703 A
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 947-5654   Web Site
EIN: 13-3329462

Board Leadership
Leon Recanati
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Emily R. Hamilton
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.82 three stars
  Financial 79.71 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1985, the American Friends of the Israel National Museum of Science (MadaTech) helps the Museum fulfill its goals, by providing support for MadaTech programs and activities, its advanced Science Learning Centers, as well as the Museum's physical maintenance, development and expansion. The American Friends also acts as the bridge between the Museum and similar institutions, museums, foundations, Jewish federations, and community leaders in the United States. It organizes events with leading Israeli high-tech entrepreneurs and science educators.

Founded in 1985, the American Friends of the Israel National Museum of Science (MadaTech) helps the Museum fulfill its goals, by providing support for MadaTech programs and activities, its advanced Science Learning Centers, as well as the Museum's physical maintenance, development and expansion. The American Friends also acts as the bridge between the Museum and similar institutions, museums, foundations, Jewish federations, and community leaders in the United States. It organizes events with leading Israeli high-tech entrepreneurs and science educators.

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Financial

two stars

79.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 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)
84.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth -16.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of the Israel National Museum of Science on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of the Israel National Museum of Science on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Israel National Museum of Science (NY) 84.82 three stars
John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science (TX) 90.09 four stars
Orlando Science Center (FL) 89.48 three stars
Living Arts & Science Center (KY) 88.93 three stars
Rochester Museum and Science Center (NY) 86.64 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,532,084
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,532,084
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,532,084
   Other Revenue $992
TOTAL REVENUE $1,533,076
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,089,041
   Administrative Expenses $173,583
   Fundraising Expenses $11,380
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,274,004
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $259,072
   
Net Assets $343,539

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
Supporting The Israel Museum of Science And Technology $1,089,041 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 09/01/2017 84.82 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 84.88 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 83.73 three stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 68.68 one star

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

EIN 13-3329462
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE ISRAEL NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
NTEE Code Q11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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 May, 1986
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
$85,999 6.75% Hilary Cramer Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Israel National Museum of Science (NY) 84.82 three stars
The Bakken Museum (MN) 90.52 four stars
Orlando Science Center (FL) 89.48 three stars
McWane Science Center (AL) 86.84 three stars
Liberty Science Center (NJ) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Friends of the Israel National Museum of Science
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 703 A
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 947-5654
EIN: 13-3329462

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Board Leadership

Leon Recanati
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Emily R. Hamilton
Executive Director

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