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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger

A Jewish Response to Hunger

three stars

85.53

10850 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90024
tel: (800) 813-0557   Web Site
EIN: 22-2624532

Board Leadership
Shirley Davidoff
Chair

CEO
Abby J. Leibman
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.53 three stars
  Financial 79.54 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Inspired by Jewish values and ideals, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger is a national advocacy organization working to end hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds in the United States and Israel.

MAZON has established itself as a leading voice in Washington D.C. on anti-hunger issues, especially those that involve populations or problems that have been previously overlooked or ignored.

MAZON works independently and in coalition with partners to engage policy makers to protect and strengthen vital government nutrition programs that help people put food on the table each day. It educates communities across the country about the realities of hunger and how they can get involved to help end it. It also provides funding, training and resources to nonprofit organizations to support their advocacy efforts across the United States and Israel, which includes a range of organization types, such as food banks, legal-service organizations, statewide coalitions and advocacy groups.

Inspired by Jewish values and ideals, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger is a national advocacy organization working to end hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds in the United States and Israel.

MAZON has established itself as a leading voice in Washington D.C. on anti-hunger issues, especially those that involve populations or problems that have been previously overlooked or ignored.

MAZON works independently and in coalition with partners to engage policy makers to protect and strengthen vital government nutrition programs that help people put food on the table each day. It educates communities across the country about the realities of hunger and how they can get involved to help end it. It also provides funding, training and resources to nonprofit organizations to support their advocacy efforts across the United States and Israel, which includes a range of organization types, such as food banks, legal-service organizations, statewide coalitions and advocacy groups.

Financial

two stars

79.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth -4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger (CA) 85.53 three stars
State Voices (DC) 94.07 four stars
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Advancement Project (CA) 88.06 three stars
Center For Consumer Freedom (DC) 86.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,257,046
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $42,775
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,299,821
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,299,821
   Other Revenue $-36,933
TOTAL REVENUE $7,262,888
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,665,222
   Administrative Expenses $468,193
   Fundraising Expenses $728,316
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,861,731
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $401,157
   
Net Assets $3,490,447

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
Partnership Grantmaking $5,665,222 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 85.53 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 88.32 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 88.18 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.18 four stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 87.96 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 95.43 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 85.99 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.11 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 03/01/2011 84.78 three stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 76.68 two stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 93.37 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 92.05 four stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 82.55 three stars
2004-12 09/01/2005 79.16 two stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 86.89 three stars
2002-12 09/01/2003 93.80 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 86.24 three stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 85.52 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 22-2624532
Name in IRS Master File MAZON INC A JEWISH RESPONSE TO HUNGER
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 November, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$208,006 3.03% Abby J. Leibman President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger (CA) 85.53 three stars
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Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation (DC) 97.13 four stars
Ballotpedia (WI) 88.95 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger
10850 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90024
tel: (800) 813-0557
fax: (310) 442-0030
EIN: 22-2624532

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Board Leadership

Shirley Davidoff
Chair

CEO

Abby J. Leibman
President & CEO

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