Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Jewish National Fund, United States

For Israel forever

four stars

94.95

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

Board Leadership
Jeffrey Levine
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Russell F. Robinson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.95 four stars
  Financial 92.86 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

four stars

92.86

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
79.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.21
  Program Expenses Growth 5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.4%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $72,327,711
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $7,426,198
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $79,753,909
   Program Service Revenue $357,319
Total Primary Revenue $80,111,228
   Other Revenue $15,553,085
TOTAL REVENUE $95,664,313
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $58,033,290
   Administrative Expenses $7,824,905
   Fundraising Expenses $7,958,929
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $73,817,124
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $21,847,189
   
Net Assets $361,218,956

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$499,536 0.67% Russell Robinson CEO

Mission

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.

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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 Levine
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Russell F. Robinson
Chief Executive Officer