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International Fellowship of Christians and Jews

Promoting understanding and cooperation between Christians and Jews

two stars

78.48

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

Board Leadership
Bishop Paul Lanier
Chairman

CEO
Yael Eckstein
President, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.48 two stars
  Financial 69.72 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews is the leading global charity building bridges between Christians and Jews, by answering the Bible's call to meet the needs of Israel and the Jewish people around the world with humanitarian blessings and life-saving aid.
The Fellowship funds humanitarian assistance in Israel and around the world, provides aid to victims of war and terror, helps Jews escape poverty and anti-Semitism and return to their biblical homeland. In 2019, we helped over 1.6 million people worldwide.

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews is the leading global charity building bridges between Christians and Jews, by answering the Bible's call to meet the needs of Israel and the Jewish people around the world with humanitarian blessings and life-saving aid.
The Fellowship funds humanitarian assistance in Israel and around the world, provides aid to victims of war and terror, helps Jews escape poverty and anti-Semitism and return to their biblical homeland. In 2019, we helped over 1.6 million people worldwide.

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Financial

one star

69.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
75.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.18
  Program Expenses Growth -2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.3%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IL) 78.48 two stars
Los Angeles World Affairs Council (CA) 85.72 three stars
StandWithUs (CA) 91.07 four stars
Zionist Organization of America (NY) 89.39 three stars
Middle East Institute (DC) 97.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $117,816,884
   Federated Campaigns $40,313
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $189,662
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $118,046,859
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $118,046,859
   Other Revenue $1,925,850
TOTAL REVENUE $119,972,709
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $85,045,904
   Administrative Expenses $15,328,386
   Fundraising Expenses $16,284,111
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $116,658,401
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,314,308
   
Net Assets $24,623,100

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 $35,799,388 42.1%
Isaiah 58 $23,987,193 28.2%
On Wings of Eagles $11,974,975 14.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 78.48 two stars
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

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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$710,418 0.60% Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein President, CEO & Founder

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IL) 78.48 two stars
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam (CA) 93.55 four stars
Middle East Institute (DC) 97.05 four stars
Abraham Initiatives (NY) 85.28 three stars
Asia Society Texas Center (TX) 87.28 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

Bishop Paul Lanier
Chairman

CEO

Yael Eckstein
President, Founder

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