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Emunah of America

Caring for a nation

three stars

84.09

315 West 36th Street New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 564-9045   Web Site
EIN: 13-2670365

Board Leadership
Johanna Guttmann Herskowitz
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Laurie Szenicer
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.09 three stars
  Financial 77.50 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Emunah of America provides support for the activities of Emunah of Israel by providing a vast network of social welfare and educational programs to the Jewish community. Founded in 1935, Emunah is Israel's largest women's religious Zionist organization. Its mission is to help alleviate the burdens of Israel's social problems, to strengthen Israeli society through excellent education for children and adults, and to provide emergency services to its citizens during times of crisis. Emunah maintains 135 day-care and after school centers, operates five children's residential homes, operates crisis counseling centers, offers courses for new immigrants, gives assistance to evacuees from Gush Katif, and provides emergency services to children and families in distress in times of national crisis.

Emunah of America provides support for the activities of Emunah of Israel by providing a vast network of social welfare and educational programs to the Jewish community. Founded in 1935, Emunah is Israel's largest women's religious Zionist organization. Its mission is to help alleviate the burdens of Israel's social problems, to strengthen Israeli society through excellent education for children and adults, and to provide emergency services to its citizens during times of crisis. Emunah maintains 135 day-care and after school centers, operates five children's residential homes, operates crisis counseling centers, offers courses for new immigrants, gives assistance to evacuees from Gush Katif, and provides emergency services to children and families in distress in times of national crisis.

Financial

two stars

77.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth -12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Emunah of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Emunah of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Emunah of America (NY) 84.09 three stars
People's Resource Center (IL) 95.01 four stars
CommUnity (IA) 88.48 three stars
SBH Community Service Network (NY) 96.53 four stars
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Archdiocesan Council of St. Louis (MO) 91.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,857,328
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $157
   Fundraising Events $908,742
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,766,227
   Program Service Revenue $6,847
Total Primary Revenue $3,773,074
   Other Revenue $17,554
TOTAL REVENUE $3,790,628
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,256,229
   Administrative Expenses $168,816
   Fundraising Expenses $307,985
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,733,030
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $57,598
   
Net Assets $890,974

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
Transmissions to Israel $2,875,169 88.3%
Members' Projects $235,327 7.2%
Education $145,733 4.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 84.09 three stars
2019-12 12/01/2020 83.33 three stars
2018-12 10/01/2019 84.09 three stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 82.55 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 83.10 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 78.71 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 77.69 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/08/2016 76.29 two stars
2014-12 04/01/2016 75.79 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 75.39 two stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 75.23 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 74.59 two stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 74.53 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 69.09 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 60.98 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 68.08 one star
2007-12 12/01/2010 75.20 two stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 88.53 three stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 86.59 three stars
2004-06 01/01/2006 91.46 four 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 13-2670365
Name in IRS Master File EMUNAH OF AMERICA INC
NTEE Code Q12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 December, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,218 4.55% Laurie Szenicer Chief Executive & Development Officer

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Charity Contact Info

Emunah of America
315 West 36th Street
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 564-9045
fax: (212) 643-9731
EIN: 13-2670365

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Board Leadership

Johanna Guttmann Herskowitz
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Laurie Szenicer
Chief Executive Officer

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