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Clal - The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership

Making Jewish a Public Good

three stars

89.37

440 Park Avenue South 4th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 779-3300   Web Site
EIN: 23-7390358

Board Leadership
Debra Tuchman and Kenneth D. Tuchman
Chairs

CEO
Rabbis Irwin Kula and Brad Hirschfield
Co-Presidents

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.37 three stars
  Financial 99.01 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1974, Clal - The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership is a leadership training institute, think tank and resource center. A leader in religious pluralism, Clal links Jewish wisdom with innovative scholarship to deepen civic and spiritual participation in American life. Clal's interdisciplinary programs explore religious and national identity. The Clal faculty, with its reputation for excellence, represents rabbis and scholars from many streams and disciplines, and provides cutting-edge teaching, lectures, courses, seminars, and consulting across the country. In all of Clal's work, it strives to build vibrant Jewish life that is spiritually engaged in the intellectual and ethical challenges of the world-at-large.

Founded in 1974, Clal - The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership is a leadership training institute, think tank and resource center. A leader in religious pluralism, Clal links Jewish wisdom with innovative scholarship to deepen civic and spiritual participation in American life. Clal's interdisciplinary programs explore religious and national identity. The Clal faculty, with its reputation for excellence, represents rabbis and scholars from many streams and disciplines, and provides cutting-edge teaching, lectures, courses, seminars, and consulting across the country. In all of Clal's work, it strives to build vibrant Jewish life that is spiritually engaged in the intellectual and ethical challenges of the world-at-large.

Financial

four stars

99.01

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
90.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.24
  Program Expenses Growth 8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Clal - The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Clal - The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Clal - The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (NY) 89.37 three stars
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Foundation for Defense of Democracies (DC) 89.22 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,785,652
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,785,652
   Program Service Revenue $275,997
Total Primary Revenue $4,061,649
   Other Revenue $287,814
TOTAL REVENUE $4,349,463
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,381,256
   Administrative Expenses $230,878
   Fundraising Expenses $55,211
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,667,345
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $682,118
   
Net Assets $7,673,958

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
Pluralism $1,127,085 33.3%
Building Dynamic Communities $1,127,085 33.3%
Taking Jewish Wisdom Public $1,127,086 33.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 89.37 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 88.86 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.27 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 89.10 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 88.18 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 86.71 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 81.66 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 79.81 two stars
2008-12 09/20/2011 82.42 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 07/01/2010 80.18 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 92.87 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 89.02 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 83.36 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 75.05 two stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 71.67 two stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 70.50 two stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 73.11 two stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 73.05 two stars

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

EIN 23-7390358
Name in IRS Master File CLAL-THE NATIONAL JEWISH CENTER FOR LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP INC
NTEE Code X30
NTEE Classification Jewish
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
(119) Other cultural or historical activities
(124) Study and research (non-scientific)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$192,984 5.26% Rabbi Brad Hirschfield President
Other Salaries of Note
$127,614 3.47% Rabbi Irwin Kula President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Clal - The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (NY) 89.37 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Clal - The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership
440 Park Avenue South
4th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 779-3300
fax: (212) 779-1009
EIN: 23-7390358

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Board Leadership

Debra Tuchman and Kenneth D. Tuchman
Chairs

CEO

Rabbis Irwin Kula and Brad Hirschfield
Co-Presidents

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