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Womens International Zionist Organization USA

Strengthening Israeli society by strengthening Israel's people

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three stars

88.21

950 Third Avenue Suite 2803
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 751-6461   Web Site
EIN: 13-3041381

Board Leadership
Judit Groisman & Mireille Manocherian
Co-Presidents

CEO
Susan L. Henkin
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.21 three stars
  Financial 83.61 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in Great Britain in 1920, the Women's International Zionist Organization (WIZO) is a nonprofit organization of members in over 50 countries working together to improve the lives of women, children and the elderly living in Israel. Next to the Israeli government, WIZO is the largest provider of social welfare services in the country. Women's International Zionist Organization USA (WIZO USA), established in 1982, is a membership organization whose primary focus is working to support and fund its WIZO projects in Israel. In the United States, WIZO strengthens the bond between Israel and American Jewry by promoting Jewish identity and education. WIZO is vital to building and preserving a successful Jewish State.

Established in Great Britain in 1920, the Women's International Zionist Organization (WIZO) is a nonprofit organization of members in over 50 countries working together to improve the lives of women, children and the elderly living in Israel. Next to the Israeli government, WIZO is the largest provider of social welfare services in the country. Women's International Zionist Organization USA (WIZO USA), established in 1982, is a membership organization whose primary focus is working to support and fund its WIZO projects in Israel. In the United States, WIZO strengthens the bond between Israel and American Jewry by promoting Jewish identity and education. WIZO is vital to building and preserving a successful Jewish State.

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Financial

three stars

83.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
71.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.94
  Program Expenses Growth 18.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Womens International Zionist Organization USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Womens International Zionist Organization USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Womens International Zionist Organization USA (NY) 88.21 three stars
Agape International Missions (CA) 98.23 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,451,306
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $23,877
   Fundraising Events $1,534,711
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,009,894
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $11,009,894
   Other Revenue $486,127
TOTAL REVENUE $11,496,021
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,104,696
   Administrative Expenses $340,844
   Fundraising Expenses $872,724
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,318,264
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,177,757
   
Net Assets $14,484,552

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
2017-12 02/01/2019 88.21 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 85.96 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 85.11 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 82.82 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2018 83.49 three stars
2015-12 10/01/2017 76.72 two stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 66.76 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 13-3041381
Name in IRS Master File WOMENS INTERNATIONAL ZIONIST ORGANIZATION
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable 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 November, 1980
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
$85,000 1.59% Sara E. Batista Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Womens International Zionist Organization USA (NY) 88.21 three stars
Spirit of America (VA) 96.83 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Womens International Zionist Organization USA
950 Third Avenue
Suite 2803
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 751-6461
fax: (212) 751-6818
EIN: 13-3041381

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Board Leadership

Judit Groisman & Mireille Manocherian
Co-Presidents

CEO

Susan L. Henkin
Executive Director

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