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American Jewish Congress

Defending Jewish interests at home and abroad through public policy advocacy

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23.57

745 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10151
tel: (212) 879-4500   Web Site
EIN: 13-1679610

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 23.57 zero star
  Financial 0.00 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 59.00 one star
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Jewish Congress (AJ Congress) is an association of Jewish Americans organized to defend Jewish interests at home and abroad through public policy advocacy - using diplomacy, legislation, and the courts. Among our most important current projects are: advocacy for the safety and security of Israel, including upgrading Israel's role in NATO; leading the fight against terrorists' use of human shields and for interpretations of the Law of War allowing nations to protect themselves against terrorist attack; advocacy for religious freedom in the U.S., including the separation of church and state; energy independence from nations whose interests are opposed to our own; and furthering women's empowerment.

The American Jewish Congress (AJ Congress) is an association of Jewish Americans organized to defend Jewish interests at home and abroad through public policy advocacy - using diplomacy, legislation, and the courts. Among our most important current projects are: advocacy for the safety and security of Israel, including upgrading Israel's role in NATO; leading the fight against terrorists' use of human shields and for interpretations of the Law of War allowing nations to protect themselves against terrorist attack; advocacy for religious freedom in the U.S., including the separation of church and state; energy independence from nations whose interests are opposed to our own; and furthering women's empowerment.

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Financial

zero star

0.00

Accountability & Transparency

one star

59.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
16.6%
  Administrative Expenses 69.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -33.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4265.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Jewish Congress on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Jewish Congress on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Jewish Congress (NY) 23.57 zero star
Federation of American Scientists (DC) 90.47 four stars
World Federalist Movement - Institute for Global Policy (NY) 90.39 four stars
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity (NY) 86.36 three stars
The Prem Rawat Foundation (CA) 96.99 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $150,327
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $55,000
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $205,327
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $205,327
   Other Revenue $3,550
TOTAL REVENUE $208,877
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $36,177
   Administrative Expenses $324,928
   Fundraising Expenses $46,654
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $407,759
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-198,882
   
Net Assets $-1,314,809

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
International Conference of Mayors $36,177 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 23.57 zero star
2016-12 07/01/2018 53.76 zero star
2015-12 11/01/2017 52.13 zero star
2014-12 06/01/2016 22.45 zero star
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 26.17 zero star
2012-12 05/01/2014 26.17 zero star
2011-12 06/01/2013 25.96 zero star
2010-12 04/01/2012 57.84 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 50.06 zero star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 42.50 zero star
2008-12 06/01/2010 32.50 zero star
2007-12 05/01/2009 53.52 zero star
2006-12 03/01/2008 63.30 one star
2005-12 02/01/2007 65.62 one star
2004-12 04/01/2006 63.37 one star
2003-12 05/01/2005 76.10 two stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 54.87 zero star
2001-12 04/15/2003 52.63 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 13-1679610
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN JEWISH CONGRESS INC
NTEE Code Q70
NTEE Classification International Human Rights
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (430) Defense of human and civil rights
(59) Other school related activities
(29) Other religious activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1953
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$15,833 3.88% Dan M. Schori Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$50,000 12.26% Ellie Stern Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Jewish Congress (NY) 23.57 zero star
Jewish Institute for National Security of America (DC) 85.68 three stars
Ploughshares Fund (CA) 92.05 four stars
The Prem Rawat Foundation (CA) 96.99 four stars
Federation of American Scientists (DC) 90.47 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Jewish Congress
745 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10151
tel: (212) 879-4500
fax: (212) 758-1633
EIN: 13-1679610

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