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Misaskim

Understanding tragedy with compassion. Coordinating crisis with expertise.

one star

59.23

5805 16th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11204
tel: (877) 243-7336   Web Site
EIN: 20-3957164

CEO
Jacob Meyer
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 59.23 one star
  Financial 68.07 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 52.00 zero star
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Misaskim's mission is to provide support and assistance to individuals experiencing crisis or tragedy by providing vital community services, which include safeguarding the dignity of the deceased, assisting the bereaved and supporting individuals during these times. Misaskim's wide array of services include moral support and assistance with the many challenges during crisis or loss. Throughout life's darkest moments, Misaskim is a source of light and warmth, encouragement and direction. When disaster or tragedy strikes , Misaskim deals with the situation in a professional, efficient manner that is acceptable to the law and respectful to the deceased. During major catastrophes or minor accidents with Jewish casualties, Misaskim will dispatch a team of volunteers-even via private jet-to any location in the United States on a moment's notice.

Misaskim's mission is to provide support and assistance to individuals experiencing crisis or tragedy by providing vital community services, which include safeguarding the dignity of the deceased, assisting the bereaved and supporting individuals during these times. Misaskim's wide array of services include moral support and assistance with the many challenges during crisis or loss. Throughout life's darkest moments, Misaskim is a source of light and warmth, encouragement and direction. When disaster or tragedy strikes , Misaskim deals with the situation in a professional, efficient manner that is acceptable to the law and respectful to the deceased. During major catastrophes or minor accidents with Jewish casualties, Misaskim will dispatch a team of volunteers-even via private jet-to any location in the United States on a moment's notice.

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Financial

one star

68.07

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

52.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
69.5%
  Administrative Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 17.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 182.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Misaskim on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Misaskim on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Misaskim (NY) 59.23 one star
Moving Traditions (PA) 91.87 four stars
BBYO (DC) 86.77 three stars
Gateways (NY) 85.43 three stars
Hebrew Free Burial Association (NY) 97.41 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,856,568
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,856,568
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,856,568
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $2,856,568
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,986,294
   Administrative Expenses $182,224
   Fundraising Expenses $478,390
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,646,908
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $209,660
   
Net Assets $-505,003

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
Funeral Aid $1,986,294 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 59.23 one star
2017-12 08/01/2019 55.71 one star
2016-12 04/01/2019 59.99 one star
2015-12 07/01/2017 54.86 zero star
2014-12 09/01/2016 53.45 zero 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 20-3957164
Name in IRS Master File MISASKIM CORP
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable 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, 2008
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
$105,500 3.98% Jacob Meyer President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Misaskim (NY) 59.23 one star
Gateways (NY) 85.43 three stars
Hebrew Free Burial Association (NY) 97.41 four stars
BBYO (DC) 86.77 three stars
Foundation for Jewish Camp (NY) 91.59 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Misaskim
5805 16th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11204
tel: (877) 243-7336
fax: (718) 943-1580
EIN: 20-3957164

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CEO

Jacob Meyer
President

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