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New Israel Fund

Promoting equality for all Israelis

three stars

83.64

Six East 39th Street Suite 301
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 613-4400   Web Site
EIN: 94-2607722

Board Leadership
David N. Myers
President

CEO
Daniel Sokatch
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.64 three stars
  Financial 77.07 two stars
  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 New Israel Fund (NIF) works to strengthen Israel's democracy and to promote freedom, justice, and equality for all Israel's citizens. For 37 years, NIF has been a leader in building a just and strong Israel, believing that Israel's strength depends as much on its commitment to democratic principles as on its ability to defend itself against physical and military threats. Since its founding in 1979, NIF has granted more than $300 million to more than 900 organizations in Israel. Many of those institutions are now able to stand on their own, and others attract support from a variety of other organizations. Meanwhile, the New Israel Fund constantly invests in new organizations and takes on new challenges.

The New Israel Fund (NIF) works to strengthen Israel's democracy and to promote freedom, justice, and equality for all Israel's citizens. For 37 years, NIF has been a leader in building a just and strong Israel, believing that Israel's strength depends as much on its commitment to democratic principles as on its ability to defend itself against physical and military threats. Since its founding in 1979, NIF has granted more than $300 million to more than 900 organizations in Israel. Many of those institutions are now able to stand on their own, and others attract support from a variety of other organizations. Meanwhile, the New Israel Fund constantly invests in new organizations and takes on new challenges.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Average number of non-monetary support contacts per grantee
10
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

77.07

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)
76.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Israel Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Israel Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Israel Fund (NY) 83.64 three stars
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (MA) 92.75 four stars
Liberty in North Korea (CA) 88.50 three stars
EarthRights International (DC) 99.67 four stars
The Advocates for Human Rights (MN) 86.71 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $30,230,821
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $556,398
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $30,787,219
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $30,787,219
   Other Revenue $31,184
TOTAL REVENUE $30,818,403
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $24,767,511
   Administrative Expenses $3,108,256
   Fundraising Expenses $3,384,823
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $31,260,590
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-442,187
   
Net Assets $11,644,077

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
Human Rights and Democracy $7,036,756 28.4%
Social and Economic Justice $4,672,090 18.9%
Shared Society $4,239,818 17.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 83.64 three stars
2017-12 04/10/2019 80.64 three stars
2016-12 12/01/2018 78.36 two stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 82.36 three stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 84.49 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.38 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 84.79 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 82.87 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 86.33 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 86.33 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 89.87 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.05 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 84.92 three stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 96.05 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 88.12 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 89.77 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 83.35 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 78.58 two stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 85.95 three stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 68.18 one star

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

EIN 94-2607722
Name in IRS Master File NEW ISRAEL FUND
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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, 1979
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
$407,949 1.30% Daniel Sokatch Executive Director, CEO

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Charity Contact Info

New Israel Fund
Six East 39th Street
Suite 301
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 613-4400
fax: (212) 714-2153
EIN: 94-2607722

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Board Leadership

David N. Myers
President

CEO

Daniel Sokatch
Chief Executive Officer

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