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National Jewish Outreach Program

Dedicated to providing a basic Jewish education for every Jew in America

two stars

77.01

989 Sixth Avenue 10th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (646) 871-4444   Web Site
EIN: 13-2881809

Board Leadership
Jeffrey Zuckerman
President

CEO
Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.01 two stars
  Financial 69.41 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Jewish Outreach Program (NJOP) was founded in 1987, by Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald, to stem the losses of Jews from Jewish life due to assimilation and lack of Jewish knowledge. NJOP has become one of the largest and most successful Jewish outreach organizations in the world. Through attractive and exciting free programs, NJOP reaches out to unaffiliated Jews, offering positive, joyous Jewish experiences and meaningful educational opportunities. NJOP programs are presently offered at more than 3,670 locations across North America, and in 37 countries worldwide. NJOP has successfully reached close to 1,054,000 North American Jews and engaged them in Jewish life.

The National Jewish Outreach Program (NJOP) was founded in 1987, by Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald, to stem the losses of Jews from Jewish life due to assimilation and lack of Jewish knowledge. NJOP has become one of the largest and most successful Jewish outreach organizations in the world. Through attractive and exciting free programs, NJOP reaches out to unaffiliated Jews, offering positive, joyous Jewish experiences and meaningful educational opportunities. NJOP programs are presently offered at more than 3,670 locations across North America, and in 37 countries worldwide. NJOP has successfully reached close to 1,054,000 North American Jews and engaged them in Jewish life.

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Financial

one star

69.41

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
74.2%
  Administrative Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.06
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Jewish Outreach Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Jewish Outreach Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Jewish Outreach Program (NY) 77.01 two stars
Hazon (NY) 96.46 four stars
Jewish Agency for Israel-North American Council (NY) 86.72 three stars
Maoz Israel Ministries (TX) 89.25 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $752,477
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $761,956
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,514,433
   Program Service Revenue $5,345
Total Primary Revenue $1,519,778
   Other Revenue $9,008
TOTAL REVENUE $1,528,786
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,500,509
   Administrative Expenses $328,332
   Fundraising Expenses $220,786
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,049,627
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-520,841
   
Net Assets $639,472

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
Hebrew Language and Jewish Identity Classes $1,500,509 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 77.01 two stars
2017-06 02/01/2019 84.83 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 89.22 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 91.85 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.93 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 89.17 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 75.81 two stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 80.80 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 76.14 two stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 73.03 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 73.71 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 67.44 one star
2008-06 10/01/2009 80.00 three stars
2007-06 12/01/2008 75.59 two stars
2006-06 11/01/2007 77.07 two stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 77.70 two stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 64.75 one star
2003-06 06/01/2004 74.80 two stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 64.73 one star
2001-06 02/05/2003 81.37 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 13-2881809
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL JEWISH OUTREACH PROGRAM INC
NTEE Code X30
NTEE Classification Jewish
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (46) Private school
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 June, 1978
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$148,873 7.26% Ephraim Buchwald Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Jewish Outreach Program (NY) 77.01 two stars
Jewish Agency for Israel-North American Council (NY) 86.72 three stars
Hazon (NY) 96.46 four stars
Maoz Israel Ministries (TX) 89.25 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Jewish Outreach Program
989 Sixth Avenue
10th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (646) 871-4444
fax: (646) 871-0100
EIN: 13-2881809

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Board Leadership

Jeffrey Zuckerman
President

CEO

Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald
Director

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