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Agudath Israel of America

Promoting ideals of Orthodox Judaism

three stars

81.36

42 Broadway Fourteenth Floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 797-9000   Web Site
EIN: 13-5604164

CEO
Labish Becker
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.36 three stars
  Financial 85.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Agudath Israel of America promotes the ideals of Orthodox Judaism. Its main work includes conducting Torah projects to advance the study of Torah and observance of Torah ideals; operating youth programs and three summer camps providing an Orthodox Jewish atmosphere, education and recreation; vocational guidance and job training; running senior citizen centers in three areas of New York City; and disseminating information and educational materials relating to issues affecting Orthodox Jewry.

Agudath Israel of America promotes the ideals of Orthodox Judaism. Its main work includes conducting Torah projects to advance the study of Torah and observance of Torah ideals; operating youth programs and three summer camps providing an Orthodox Jewish atmosphere, education and recreation; vocational guidance and job training; running senior citizen centers in three areas of New York City; and disseminating information and educational materials relating to issues affecting Orthodox Jewry.

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Financial

three stars

85.48

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Agudath Israel of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Agudath Israel of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Agudath Israel of America (NY) 81.36 three stars
Hazon (NY) 98.23 four stars
Maoz Israel Ministries (TX) 89.25 three stars
Messianic Jewish Bible Institute (TX) 89.80 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,178,962
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,727,000
   Related Organizations $2,964,236
   Government Grants $43,309
Total Contributions $7,913,507
   Program Service Revenue $6,889,851
Total Primary Revenue $14,803,358
   Other Revenue $253,038
TOTAL REVENUE $15,056,396
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,800,054
   Administrative Expenses $1,278,801
   Fundraising Expenses $520,869
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,599,724
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $456,672
   
Net Assets $12,845,892

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
Summer Camps $5,925,613 46.3%
Youth Activities $2,926,591 22.9%
Public Affairs $2,647,230 20.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 12/01/2019 81.36 three stars
2017-08 12/21/2018 80.88 three stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 81.53 three stars
2015-08 03/01/2017 82.37 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 83.60 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/01/2015 83.24 three stars
2013-08 04/01/2015 83.32 three stars
2012-08 12/20/2013 84.42 three stars
2011-08 11/06/2012 83.90 three stars
2010-08 12/01/2011 81.70 three stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 73.78 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 94.83 four stars
2008-08 02/01/2010 96.61 four stars
2007-08 12/01/2008 94.65 four stars
2006-08 12/01/2007 84.82 three stars
2005-08 12/01/2006 87.97 three stars
2004-08 01/01/2006 75.96 two stars
2003-08 11/01/2004 76.14 two stars
2002-08 11/01/2003 76.22 two stars
2001-08 02/05/2003 89.03 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 13-5604164
Name in IRS Master File AGUDATH ISRAEL OF AMERICA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (325) Camp
(59) Other school related activities
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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, 1947
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$99,343 0.68% Labish Becker Executive Director $23,500
Other Salaries of Note
$219,283 1.50% David Zwiebel Executive Vice President --
$184,520 1.26% Shlomo Gertzulin Executive Vice President --
$171,266 1.17% Shmuel Lefkowitz Vice President for Community --
$131,064 0.89% Abba Cohen Vice President for Federal --

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Agudath Israel of America (NY) 81.36 three stars
Maoz Israel Ministries (TX) 89.25 three stars
Messianic Jewish Bible Institute (TX) 89.80 three stars
Hazon (NY) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Agudath Israel of America
42 Broadway
Fourteenth Floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 797-9000
EIN: 13-5604164

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CEO

Labish Becker
Executive Director

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