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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Jewish National Fund, United States

For Israel forever

94.99

42 East 69th Street New York, NY 10021
tel: (888) 563-0099   Web Site
EIN: 13-1659627

Board Leadership
Jeffrey E. Levine
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Russell F. Robinson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.99
  Financial 92.92
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

In 1926, Jewish National Fund was incorporated in the United States, developing a uniquely American effort to support development in Israel. Its six action areas included ecology and afforestation; water; community development; research and development; tourism and recreation; and education. JNF has evolved into a global environmental leader by planting 240 million trees, building over 200 reservoirs and dams, developing over 250,000 acres of land, creating more than 1,000 parks, providing the infrastructure for over 1,000 communities, bringing life to the Negev Desert and educating students around the world about Israel and the environment.

In 1926, Jewish National Fund was incorporated in the United States, developing a uniquely American effort to support development in Israel. Its six action areas included ecology and afforestation; water; community development; research and development; tourism and recreation; and education. JNF has evolved into a global environmental leader by planting 240 million trees, building over 200 reservoirs and dams, developing over 250,000 acres of land, creating more than 1,000 parks, providing the infrastructure for over 1,000 communities, bringing life to the Negev Desert and educating students around the world about Israel and the environment.

Financial

92.92

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
78.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.87
  Program Expenses Growth 9.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish National Fund, United States on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish National Fund, United States on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Jewish National Fund, United States (NY) 94.99
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $73,120,226
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $8,110,208
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $81,230,434
   Program Service Revenue $512,274
Total Primary Revenue $81,742,708
   Other Revenue $12,464,506
TOTAL REVENUE $94,207,214
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $68,488,462
   Administrative Expenses $9,130,329
   Fundraising Expenses $7,916,064
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $85,534,855
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,672,359
   
Net Assets $386,715,002

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Jewish National Fund, United States has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 04/01/2021 94.99
2018-09 02/01/2020 90.65
2017-09 12/21/2018 94.95
2016-09 04/01/2018 96.13
2016-09 03/01/2018 93.75
2015-09 02/01/2017 93.82
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.00
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 94.21
2013-09 12/22/2014 93.51
2012-09 11/01/2013 92.32
2011-09 10/01/2012 95.45
2010-09 06/01/2012 83.70
2010-09 09/20/2011 83.21
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 09/01/2010 93.37
2008-09 10/01/2009 93.31
2007-09 11/01/2008 93.43
2006-09 11/01/2007 93.22
2005-09 12/01/2006 90.88
2004-09 01/01/2006 84.85
2003-09 01/05/2005 68.82

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

EIN 13-1659627
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH NATIONAL FUND -KEREN KAYEMETH LEISRAEL- INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
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 June, 1953
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$657,452 0.76% Russell Robinson CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish National Fund, United States (NY) 94.99
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Brighton Park Neighborhood Council (IL) 92.02
Enlace Chicago (IL) 91.98

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish National Fund, United States
42 East 69th Street
New York, NY 10021
tel: (888) 563-0099
fax: (212) 409-8548
EIN: 13-1659627

Mail donations to:
78 Randall Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY 11570

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Board Leadership

Jeffrey E. Levine
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Russell F. Robinson
Chief Executive Officer

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