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The Jerusalem Foundation

Building the future, preserving the past

three stars

87.25

420 Lexington Avenue Suite 1645
New York, NY 10170
tel: (212) 697-4188   Web Site
EIN: 13-2563745

Board Leadership
Alan G. Hassenfeld
Chairman

CEO
Joe Nadis
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.25 three stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jerusalem Foundation, founded in 1966, makes grants for projects in Jerusalem such as parks, libraries, community centers, and archeological, health, social and cultural activities. With universal and Jewish values as the source of its inspiration, the Jerusalem Foundation seeks to create a just society for all citizens of Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Foundation works toward creating an open, equitable and modern society by responding to the needs of residents and trying to improve their quality of life. The Jerusalem Foundation will continue to pioneer change while at the same supporting efforts to preserve the history of the city.

The Jerusalem Foundation, founded in 1966, makes grants for projects in Jerusalem such as parks, libraries, community centers, and archeological, health, social and cultural activities. With universal and Jewish values as the source of its inspiration, the Jerusalem Foundation seeks to create a just society for all citizens of Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Foundation works toward creating an open, equitable and modern society by responding to the needs of residents and trying to improve their quality of life. The Jerusalem Foundation will continue to pioneer change while at the same supporting efforts to preserve the history of the city.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
89.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.16
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Jerusalem Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Jerusalem Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Jerusalem Foundation (NY) 87.25 three stars
Catholic Charities (CA) 90.51 four stars
Puente (CA) 96.66 four stars
Jewish National Fund, United States (NY) 90.65 four stars
Center for Planning Excellence (LA) 89.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,720,516
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,720,516
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,720,516
   Other Revenue $3,313,199
TOTAL REVENUE $11,033,715
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,839,249
   Administrative Expenses $691,131
   Fundraising Expenses $485,609
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,015,989
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,982,274
   
Net Assets $44,742,778

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
Grant Distribution $11,839,249 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 07/01/2020 87.25 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 88.56 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 87.25 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 88.93 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.25 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 81.68 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 89.38 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 88.59 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 89.21 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 81.02 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.99 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 89.07 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 89.03 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 93.20 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 88.68 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 76.05 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 83.09 three stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 88.05 three stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 80.85 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 86.65 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 13-2563745
Name in IRS Master File JERUSALEM FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code Q12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
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, 1966
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
$275,000 2.11% Joseph Nadis Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Jerusalem Foundation (NY) 87.25 three stars
Business Volunteers Unlimited (OH) 88.22 three stars
Fifth Avenue Committee (NY) 86.48 three stars
Ohio City Incorporated (OH) 85.06 three stars
University City District (PA) 91.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Jerusalem Foundation
420 Lexington Avenue
Suite 1645
New York, NY 10170
tel: (212) 697-4188
fax: (212) 697-4022
EIN: 13-2563745

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Board Leadership

Alan G. Hassenfeld
Chairman

CEO

Joe Nadis
Executive Director

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