Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Simon Wiesenthal Center

Leadership with a global reach

four stars

90.41

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

Board Leadership
Larry Mizel & Nelson Peltz
Co-Chairs

CEO
Rabbi Marvin Hier
Founder and Dean

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.41 four stars
  Financial 86.78 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

three stars

86.78

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
76.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.98
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Simon Wiesenthal Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Simon Wiesenthal Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,354,203
   Federated Campaigns $848
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,603,147
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,234,438
Total Contributions $23,192,636
   Program Service Revenue $2,504,710
Total Primary Revenue $25,697,346
   Other Revenue $-1,184,371
TOTAL REVENUE $24,512,975
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $21,231,323
   Administrative Expenses $2,776,124
   Fundraising Expenses $3,741,288
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $27,748,735
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,235,760
   
Net Assets $55,259,433

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$392,711 1.41% Rabbi Marvin Hier President, CEO $425,437
Other Salaries of Note
$295,821 1.06% Rabbi Meyer May Executive Director $223,163
$292,771 1.05% Marlene Hier Director of Membership Development $125,473

Mission

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
Co-Chairs

CEO

Rabbi Marvin Hier
Founder and Dean