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American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
711 Third Ave
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 687-6200
EIN: 13-1656634

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Board Leadership

Penny Blumenstein
Chairman of the Board


Alan H. Gill
Executive Vice President & CEO

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Community Development : Jewish Federations (Fundraising)

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

Touching lives, transforming communities

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 91.65 4 stars
  Financial 90.49 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.08
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $197,806,357
   Federated Campaigns $61,896,262
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $2,952,000
   Government Grants $43,633,885
Total Contributions $306,288,504
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $306,288,504
   Other Revenue $20,206,079
TOTAL REVENUE $326,494,583
   Program Expenses $295,716,840
   Administrative Expenses $19,665,847
   Fundraising Expenses $11,450,348
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-338,452
Net Assets $383,709,929

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$583,674 0.17% Alan Gill Chief Executive Officer


Since 1914, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) has given global expression to the principle that all Jews are responsible for one another. Working today in over 70 countries, JDC acts on behalf of North America's Jewish communities and others to rescue Jews in danger, provide relief to those in distress, revitalize overseas Jewish communities, and help Israel overcome the social challenges of its most vulnerable citizens. JDC also provides non-sectarian emergency relief and long-term development assistance worldwide.

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