International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

Touching lives, transforming communities

four stars

92.92

220 East 42nd Street New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 687-6200   Web Site
EIN: 13-1656634

Board Leadership
Stanley A. Rabin
Chairman of the Board

CEO
David M. Schizer
Executive Vice President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 89.99 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

three stars

89.99

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
88.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.03
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $193,258,359
   Federated Campaigns $48,847,700
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $6,604,861
   Government Grants $31,986,540
Total Contributions $280,697,460
   Program Service Revenue $3,549,575
Total Primary Revenue $284,247,035
   Other Revenue $8,358,871
TOTAL REVENUE $292,605,906
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $270,846,490
   Administrative Expenses $26,023,336
   Fundraising Expenses $9,691,291
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $306,561,117
   
Payments to Affiliates $1,340,283
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-13,955,211
   
Net Assets $346,814,376

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$735,181 0.23% Alan Gill Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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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Charity Contact Info

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
220 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 687-6200
EIN: 13-1656634

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Board Leadership

Stanley A. Rabin
Chairman of the Board

CEO

David M. Schizer
Executive Vice President & CEO