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American Jewish Congress

Defending Jewish interests at home and abroad through public policy advocacy

zero star

22.45

260 Madison Ave Second Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 879-4500   Web Site
EIN: 13-1679610

Board Leadership
Jack Rosen
President

CEO
Jack Rosen
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 22.45 zero star
  Financial 0.00 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 55.00 one star
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

zero star

0.00

Accountability & Transparency

one star

55.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
31.4%
  Administrative Expenses 49.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.33
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 34.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 140.3%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Jewish Congress (NY) 22.45 zero star
OneVoice Movement (NY) 85.32 three stars
The Marshall Legacy Institute (VA) 87.30 three stars
American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (CT) 91.56 four stars
The Prem Rawat Foundation (CA) 96.94 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $128,975
   Federated Campaigns $1,550
   Membership Dues $40,000
   Fundraising Events $682,512
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $853,037
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $853,037
   Other Revenue $64,048
TOTAL REVENUE $917,085
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $584,463
   Administrative Expenses $406,224
   Fundraising Expenses $293,044
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,283,731
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-366,646
   
Net Assets $-795,112

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 Affairs $292,232 50.0%
Antisemitism and Terrorism Programs $233,785 40.0%
Domestic Affairs $58,446 10.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Jewish Congress (NY) 22.45 zero star
Friends of Israel Disabled Veterans (NY) 88.31 three stars
The Marshall Legacy Institute (VA) 87.30 three stars
Federation of American Scientists (DC) 86.69 three stars
Peace Development Fund (MA) 92.39 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Jewish Congress
260 Madison Ave
Second Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 879-4500
fax: (212) 758-1633
EIN: 13-1679610

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Board Leadership

Jack Rosen
President

CEO

Jack Rosen
President

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