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Human Services : Social Services

Emunah of America

Caring for a nation

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
  Financial 77.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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

77.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
87.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth -0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.5%
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
House of Hope (FL) 96.46
Irving Cares (TX) 90.48
New Hope Ministries (PA) 97.27
Center for People in Need (NE) 89.92

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,546,727
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $878,864
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $88,337
Total Contributions $3,513,928
   Program Service Revenue $3,331
Total Primary Revenue $3,517,259
   Other Revenue $29,741
TOTAL REVENUE $3,547,000
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,087,582
   Administrative Expenses $147,094
   Fundraising Expenses $199,235
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,433,911
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $113,089
   
Net Assets $1,026,394

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 $2,825,519 91.5%
Members' Projects $184,498 6.0%
Education $77,565 2.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-12 12/01/2021 84.09
2019-12 12/23/2020 84.09
2019-12 12/01/2020 83.33
2018-12 10/01/2019 84.09
2017-12 05/01/2019 82.55
2016-12 02/01/2018 83.10
2015-12 03/01/2017 78.71
2014-12 06/01/2016 77.69
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/08/2016 76.29
2014-12 04/01/2016 75.79
2013-12 07/01/2015 75.39
2013-12 04/01/2015 75.23
2012-12 05/01/2014 74.59
2011-12 08/01/2013 74.53
2010-12 04/01/2012 69.09
2009-12 09/20/2011 60.98
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 68.08
2007-12 12/01/2010 75.20
2006-12 05/01/2008 88.53
2005-12 04/01/2007 86.59

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$153,843 4.48% Laurie Szenicer Chief Executive & Development Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Emunah of America (NY) 84.09
Lutheran Church Charities (IL) 85.60
Samaritan House (CA) 95.21
Crossroads of Michigan (MI) 90.32
Foothill Unity Center (CA) 96.66

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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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