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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews

Promoting understanding and cooperation between Jews and Christians

three stars

85.68

30 North LaSalle Street Suite 4300
Chicago, IL 60602
tel: (800) 486-8844   Web Site
EIN: 36-3256096

Board Leadership
Stockwell Day
Chairman

CEO
Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein
President, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.68 three stars
  Financial 79.75 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews was founded in 1983 to promote understanding and cooperation between Jews and Christians and to build broad support for Israel and other shared concerns. Our vision is that Jews and Christians will reverse their 2,000-year history of discord and replace it with a relationship marked by dialogue, respect and cooperation. Over the years, we have been leaders in Jewish-Christian relations, building bridges of goodwill that have led to greater understanding and cooperation between members of these two great faiths.

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews was founded in 1983 to promote understanding and cooperation between Jews and Christians and to build broad support for Israel and other shared concerns. Our vision is that Jews and Christians will reverse their 2,000-year history of discord and replace it with a relationship marked by dialogue, respect and cooperation. Over the years, we have been leaders in Jewish-Christian relations, building bridges of goodwill that have led to greater understanding and cooperation between members of these two great faiths.

Financial

two stars

79.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
75.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Fellowship of Christians and Jews on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Fellowship of Christians and Jews on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IL) 85.68 three stars
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The Ireland Funds America (MA) 91.16 four stars
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy (DC) 94.01 four stars
Asia Society Texas Center (TX) 85.71 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $119,632,841
   Federated Campaigns $41,447
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $119,674,288
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $119,674,288
   Other Revenue $1,669,854
TOTAL REVENUE $121,344,142
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $105,741,433
   Administrative Expenses $12,750,726
   Fundraising Expenses $15,933,558
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $134,425,717
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-13,081,575
   
Net Assets $24,368,009

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
Guardians of Israel $53,940,016 51.0%
Isaiah 58 $25,867,620 24.5%
On Wings of Eagles $15,411,222 14.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2018 85.68 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 81.45 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 81.96 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.14 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 81.54 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 88.43 three stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 78.87 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 90.63 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 80.83 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 91.52 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.18 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 10/01/2010 88.01 three stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 87.96 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 85.45 three stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 85.59 three stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 84.18 three stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 85.46 three stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 85.44 three stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 88.22 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 88.07 three 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 36-3256096
Name in IRS Master File INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIANS & JEWS
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 December, 1983
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
$616,618 0.45% Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein President, CEO & Founder

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IL) 85.68 three stars
American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (DC) 86.76 three stars
Middle East Institute (DC) 97.12 four stars
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 93.91 four stars
Asia Society (NY) 85.53 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews
30 North LaSalle Street
Suite 4300
Chicago, IL 60602
tel: (800) 486-8844
EIN: 36-3256096

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Board Leadership

Stockwell Day
Chairman

CEO

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein
President, Founder

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