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Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life

The largest Jewish campus organization in the world

three stars

84.92

800 Eighth Street, NW. Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 449-6500   Web Site
EIN: 52-1844823

Board Leadership
Tina Price
Chairman

CEO
Eric Fingerhut
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.92 three stars
  Financial 84.85 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Hillel's mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world.
As the largest Jewish student organization in the world, Hillel engages with more Jewish college students than all other endeavors combined. On more than 550 colleges and universities, Hillel welcomes students of all backgrounds and fosters an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel. Hillel builds connections with emerging adults and inspires them to direct their own path. By participating in life-changing trips and campus initiatives, students learn to make a meaningful impact on the future of the Jewish people and the world while they grow intellectually, socially, and spiritually. During their formative college years, students are challenged to explore, experience, and create vibrant Jewish lives. At the heart of the Hillel network is the Charles and Lynn Schusterman International Center, supporting local Hillels to ensure that we achieve our mission.

Hillel's mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world.
As the largest Jewish student organization in the world, Hillel engages with more Jewish college students than all other endeavors combined. On more than 550 colleges and universities, Hillel welcomes students of all backgrounds and fosters an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel. Hillel builds connections with emerging adults and inspires them to direct their own path. By participating in life-changing trips and campus initiatives, students learn to make a meaningful impact on the future of the Jewish people and the world while they grow intellectually, socially, and spiritually. During their formative college years, students are challenged to explore, experience, and create vibrant Jewish lives. At the heart of the Hillel network is the Charles and Lynn Schusterman International Center, supporting local Hillels to ensure that we achieve our mission.

Financial

three stars

84.85

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 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)
76.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life (DC) 84.92 three stars
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Nehemiah Center (TX) 90.71 four stars
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA (WI) 92.02 four stars
Coalition for Christian Outreach (PA) 96.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $33,058,578
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,340,253
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $35,398,831
   Program Service Revenue $768,679
Total Primary Revenue $36,167,510
   Other Revenue $-350,437
TOTAL REVENUE $35,817,073
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $26,708,325
   Administrative Expenses $4,161,743
   Fundraising Expenses $3,643,167
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $34,513,235
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,303,838
   
Net Assets $29,959,235

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
Direct Funding and Support Services $26,708,325 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 02/01/2018 84.92 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 82.94 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 79.51 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 79.22 two stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 83.30 three stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 78.07 two stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 86.19 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 79.49 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 84.97 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 89.55 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 90.49 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 90.18 four stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 90.12 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 89.84 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 90.94 four stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 68.53 one star
2002-06 03/01/2004 94.74 four stars
2001-06 02/05/2003 89.96 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 52-1844823
Name in IRS Master File HILLEL THE FOUNDATION FOR JEWISH CAMPUS LIFE
NTEE Code X30
NTEE Classification Jewish
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name HILLEL THE FOUNDATION FOR JEWISH CAMPUS LIFE
Ruling Date December, 1993
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$495,307 1.43% Eric D. Fingerhut President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life (DC) 84.92 three stars
Hillel of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 88.40 three stars
Young Life (CO) 96.66 four stars
Interfaith Youth Core (IL) 89.35 three stars
DiscipleMakers (PA) 94.28 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life
800 Eighth Street, NW.
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 449-6500
fax: (202) 449-6475
EIN: 52-1844823

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Board Leadership

Tina Price
Chairman

CEO

Eric Fingerhut
President

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