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Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life

The largest Jewish campus organization in the world

79.51

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

Board Leadership
Sidney Pertnoy
Chairman

CEO
Eric Fingerhut
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.51
  Financial 75.21
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
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

75.21

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

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)
77.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth -5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.1%
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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Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life (DC) 79.51
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InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA (WI) 93.49
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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $23,280,525
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,344,953
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $25,625,478
   Program Service Revenue $520,570
Total Primary Revenue $26,146,048
   Other Revenue $-17,823
TOTAL REVENUE $26,128,225
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,224,818
   Administrative Expenses $3,211,494
   Fundraising Expenses $3,190,359
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,626,671
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $501,554
   
Net Assets $30,056,317

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 $19,224,818 100.0%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 06/01/2016 79.51
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 79.22
2013-06 02/01/2015 83.30
2012-06 12/20/2013 78.07
2011-06 11/06/2012 86.19
2010-06 11/01/2011 79.49
2009-06 09/20/2011 84.97
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 89.55
2008-06 11/01/2009 90.49
2007-06 09/01/2008 90.18
2006-06 10/01/2007 90.12
2005-06 07/01/2006 89.84
2004-06 07/01/2005 90.94
2003-06 10/01/2004 68.53
2002-06 03/01/2004 94.74
2001-06 02/05/2003 89.96

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)
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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
$150,300 0.58% Eric D. Fingerhut President
Other Salaries of Note
$177,307 0.69% Wayne Firestone Former President

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.

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Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life (DC) 79.51
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FOCUS (Fellowship of Christians in Universities and Schools, Inc.) (CT) 87.45
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Young Life (CO) 92.02

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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) 449-6605
EIN: 52-1844823

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Board Leadership

Sidney Pertnoy
Chairman

CEO

Eric Fingerhut
President

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