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North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry

Providing critical food and education to Ethiopian Jews

three stars

83.22

255 West 36th Street Suite 701
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 233-5200   Web Site
EIN: 13-3187021

Board Leadership
Susan Giesberg
Chair

CEO
Barbara Ribakove Gordon
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.22 three stars
  Financial 76.47 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry (NACOEJ) is a non-profit organization founded in 1982 with four mandates: to help Ethiopian Jews survive in Ethiopia, to assist them in reaching Israel, to aid in their absorption into Israeli society, and to preserve their unique and ancient culture. In Ethiopia, NACOEJ provides food, education, and religious programs for about 8,700 Jews. In Israel, NACOEJ's work includes an after-school program of intensive education assistance for over 1,100 Ethiopian elementary school children, a high school sponsorship program to help over 1,300 Ethiopian teens attain a quality high school education, and a college sponsorship program that enables over 300 Ethiopian students to pursue university degrees.

The North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry (NACOEJ) is a non-profit organization founded in 1982 with four mandates: to help Ethiopian Jews survive in Ethiopia, to assist them in reaching Israel, to aid in their absorption into Israeli society, and to preserve their unique and ancient culture. In Ethiopia, NACOEJ provides food, education, and religious programs for about 8,700 Jews. In Israel, NACOEJ's work includes an after-school program of intensive education assistance for over 1,100 Ethiopian elementary school children, a high school sponsorship program to help over 1,300 Ethiopian teens attain a quality high school education, and a college sponsorship program that enables over 300 Ethiopian students to pursue university degrees.

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Financial

two stars

76.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth -6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 36.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry (NY) 83.22 three stars
Chicago Scholars Foundation (IL) 94.44 four stars
Center for Excellence in Education (VA) 92.34 four stars
Year Up (MA) 89.10 three stars
College Possible (MN) 91.28 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,100,244
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,100,244
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,100,244
   Other Revenue $105,128
TOTAL REVENUE $2,205,372
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $1,824,903
   Administrative Expenses $169,780
   Fundraising Expenses $279,380
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,274,063
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-68,691
   
Net Assets $1,378,766

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
Assistance to Ethiopian Jews in Israel $1,584,565 85.8%
Information & Education in the USA $191,775 10.4%
Relief in Ethiopia $69,904 3.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 83.22 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 83.14 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 83.57 three stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 85.55 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.88 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 79.17 two stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 83.24 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 76.63 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 75.10 two stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 80.37 three stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 75.02 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 69.47 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 67.92 one star
2008-12 07/01/2010 72.59 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 76.10 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 83.85 three stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 81.05 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 92.99 four stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 93.74 four stars
2002-12 04/01/2004 87.62 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 13-3187021
Name in IRS Master File NORTH AMERICAN CONFERENCE ON ETHIOPIAN JEWRY INC
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 July, 1982
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
$86,000 3.78% Barbara Ribakove Gordon Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry (NY) 83.22 three stars
The Opportunity Network (NY) 89.86 three stars
College Possible (MN) 91.28 four stars
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) (NY) 97.90 four stars
Bottom Line (MA) 89.92 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry
255 West 36th Street
Suite 701
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 233-5200
fax: (212) 233-5243
EIN: 13-3187021

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Board Leadership

Susan Giesberg
Chair

CEO

Barbara Ribakove Gordon
Executive Director

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