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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Simon Wiesenthal Center

Leadership with a global reach

87.91

1399 South Roxbury Drive Los Angeles, CA 90035
tel: (800) 900-9036   Web Site
EIN: 95-3964928

Board Leadership
Larry Mizel, Nelson Peltz, Ed Snider
Co-Chairs

CEO
Rabbi Marvin Hier
Founder and Dean

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.91
  Financial * 83.18
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial *

83.18

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
73.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.33
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Simon Wiesenthal Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Simon Wiesenthal Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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The Simon Wiesenthal Center is a global Jewish human rights organization that confronts anti-Semitism, hate and terrorism, promotes human rights and dignity, stands with Israel, defends the safety of Jews worldwide, and teaches the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations. With a constituency of over 400,000 households in the United States, it is accredited as an NGO at international organizations including the United Nations, UNESCO, OSCE, Organization of American States (OAS), the Latin American Parliament (PARLATINO) and the Council of Europe.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,262,304
   Federated Campaigns $2,939
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,282,674
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,052,298
Total Contributions $23,600,215
   Program Service Revenue $2,513,863
Total Primary Revenue $26,114,078
   Other Revenue $-1,548,912
TOTAL REVENUE $24,565,166
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $19,879,206
   Administrative Expenses $2,771,873
   Fundraising Expenses $3,776,417
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $26,427,496
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,862,330
   
Net Assets $61,479,785

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
Museum Public Programs $7,687,681 37.1%
Outreach, Social Action, Education $6,776,905 32.7%
Museum of Tolerance $2,617,419 12.6%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.91
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/05/2016 90.49
2014-06 12/01/2015 89.14
2014-06 11/01/2015 85.91
2013-06 02/01/2015 81.02
2012-06 12/01/2013 81.43
2011-06 11/06/2012 78.50
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.53
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 77.17
2008-06 03/01/2010 85.53
2007-06 04/01/2009 80.36
2006-06 12/15/2007 69.32
2005-06 12/01/2006 69.59
2004-06 01/01/2006 67.01
2003-06 10/01/2004 74.18
2002-06 11/01/2003 82.67
2001-06 10/15/2002 83.91
2000-06 04/15/2002 69.70

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

EIN 95-3964928
Name in IRS Master File SIMON WIESENTHAL CENTER
NTEE Code A54
NTEE Classification History Museums
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (229) Other business or professional group
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 January, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011
  • June, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$371,689 1.40% Rabbi Marvin Hier President, CEO $412,466
Other Salaries of Note
$281,336 1.06% Marlene Hier Director of Membership Development $120,572

The Simon Wiesenthal Center is a global Jewish human rights organization that confronts anti-Semitism, hate and terrorism, promotes human rights and dignity, stands with Israel, defends the safety of Jews worldwide, and teaches the lessons of the Holocaust for future generations. With a constituency of over 400,000 households in the United States, it is accredited as an NGO at international organizations including the United Nations, UNESCO, OSCE, Organization of American States (OAS), the Latin American Parliament (PARLATINO) and the Council of Europe.

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Charity Contact Info

Simon Wiesenthal Center
1399 South Roxbury Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90035
tel: (800) 900-9036
fax: (310) 553-4521
EIN: 95-3964928

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Board Leadership

Larry Mizel, Nelson Peltz, Ed Snider
Co-Chairs

CEO

Rabbi Marvin Hier
Founder and Dean

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