International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

American Jewish World Service

Alleviating poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the developing world

four stars

90.82

45 West 36th Street New York, NY 10018
tel: (800) 889-7146   Web Site
EIN: 22-2584370

Board Leadership
Bradley Abelow
Chair

CEO
Robert Bank
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.82 four stars
  Financial 87.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1985, the American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is an international development organization motivated by Judaism's imperative to pursue justice. AJWS is dedicated to alleviating poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the developing world regardless of race, religion or nationality. Through grants to grassroots organizations, volunteer service, advocacy and education, AJWS fosters civil society, sustainable development and human rights for all people, while promoting the values and responsibilities of global citizenship within the Jewish community.

Established in 1985, the American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is an international development organization motivated by Judaism's imperative to pursue justice. AJWS is dedicated to alleviating poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the developing world regardless of race, religion or nationality. Through grants to grassroots organizations, volunteer service, advocacy and education, AJWS fosters civil society, sustainable development and human rights for all people, while promoting the values and responsibilities of global citizenship within the Jewish community.

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Financial

three stars

87.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth -14.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Jewish World Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Jewish World Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $38,360,950
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $331,447
Total Contributions $38,692,397
   Program Service Revenue $219,150
Total Primary Revenue $38,911,547
   Other Revenue $699,840
TOTAL REVENUE $39,611,387
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $35,644,518
   Administrative Expenses $2,686,461
   Fundraising Expenses $5,685,287
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $44,016,266
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-4,404,879
   
Net Assets $45,329,392

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$338,919 0.76% Robert Bank President & CEO

Mission

Established in 1985, the American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is an international development organization motivated by Judaism's imperative to pursue justice. AJWS is dedicated to alleviating poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the developing world regardless of race, religion or nationality. Through grants to grassroots organizations, volunteer service, advocacy and education, AJWS fosters civil society, sustainable development and human rights for all people, while promoting the values and responsibilities of global citizenship within the Jewish community.

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Charity Contact Info

American Jewish World Service
45 West 36th Street
New York, NY 10018
tel: (800) 889-7146
fax: (212) 792-2930
EIN: 22-2584370

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Board Leadership

Bradley Abelow
Chair

CEO

Robert Bank
President & CEO