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American Friends of the Israel Democracy Institute

Supporting the efforts of the Israel Democracy Institute in Jerusalem

two stars

78.81

1266 West Paces Ferry Road Suite 615
Atlanta, GA 30327
tel: (404) 240-7700   Web Site
EIN: 13-3348313

Board Leadership
Bernard Marcus
Chairman

CEO
Jesse Ferris
Senior Vice President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.81 two stars
  Financial 92.47 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 71.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The purpose of American Friends of The Israel Democracy Institute (AFIDI) is to influence public opinion and Israel's decision makers toward the development of a modern, democratic pluralistic Jewish state. The AFIDI supports the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI), founded in 1991 for the purpose of assisting in the important mission of fortifying Israel's democratic institutions and values, still in their formative stages. The IDI is an independent, nonpartisan think tank. The Institute offers politicians and government officials seeking professional and non-affiliated partners a venue for examining ideas and considering practical ways to implement them.

The purpose of American Friends of The Israel Democracy Institute (AFIDI) is to influence public opinion and Israel's decision makers toward the development of a modern, democratic pluralistic Jewish state. The AFIDI supports the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI), founded in 1991 for the purpose of assisting in the important mission of fortifying Israel's democratic institutions and values, still in their formative stages. The IDI is an independent, nonpartisan think tank. The Institute offers politicians and government officials seeking professional and non-affiliated partners a venue for examining ideas and considering practical ways to implement them.

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Financial

four stars

92.47

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

71.00

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)
95.4%
  Administrative Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.11
  Program Expenses Growth 8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of the Israel Democracy Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of the Israel Democracy Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Israel Democracy Institute (GA) 78.81 two stars
Foreign Policy Research Institute (PA) 92.17 four stars
Center for Global Development (DC) 93.24 four stars
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (DC) 87.62 three stars
White Ribbon Alliance (DC) 97.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,932,830
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,932,830
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,932,830
   Other Revenue $3,277
TOTAL REVENUE $9,936,107
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,514,003
   Administrative Expenses $61,096
   Fundraising Expenses $361,491
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,936,590
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-483
   
Net Assets $1,040,609

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
Research $9,514,003 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 78.81 two stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 73.90 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 73.82 two stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 73.58 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 72.99 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 71.20 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 69.26 one star
2012-12 04/01/2014 70.37 two stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 72.98 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 76.02 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 70.09 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 89.61 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 92.04 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 83.04 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 87.36 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 84.48 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 91.79 four stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 91.35 four stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 91.55 four stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 91.87 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 13-3348313
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE ISRAEL DEMOCRACY INSTITUTE INC
NTEE Code Q20
NTEE Classification Promotion of International Understanding
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (911) Foreign organization
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, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$212,160 2.13% Jesse Ferris Senior Vice President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Israel Democracy Institute (GA) 78.81 two stars
White Ribbon Alliance (DC) 97.17 four stars
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (DC) 92.11 four stars
Washington Office on Latin America (DC) 91.92 four stars
HonestReporting.com (NY) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Friends of the Israel Democracy Institute
1266 West Paces Ferry Road
Suite 615
Atlanta, GA 30327
tel: (404) 240-7700
EIN: 13-3348313

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Board Leadership

Bernard Marcus
Chairman

CEO

Jesse Ferris
Senior Vice President

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