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Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life

The largest Jewish campus organization in the world

three stars

86.49

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

Board Leadership
Skip Vichness
Chairman

CEO
Adam Lehman
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.49 three stars
  Financial 88.17 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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

88.17

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth 16.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.1%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $39,975,654
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $2,238,307
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $42,213,961
   Program Service Revenue $8,118,174
Total Primary Revenue $50,332,135
   Other Revenue $1,483,527
TOTAL REVENUE $51,815,662
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $41,682,036
   Administrative Expenses $6,413,549
   Fundraising Expenses $4,632,060
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $52,727,645
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-911,983
   
Net Assets $42,289,103

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$614,826 1.16% Eric Fingerhut President

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.

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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

Skip Vichness
Chairman

CEO

Adam Lehman
President