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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs (Grantmaking)

American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam

Dedicated to dialogue, cooperation and peace

two stars

79.73

229 North Central Avenue #401
Glendale, CA 91203
tel: (818) 662-8883   Web Site
EIN: 13-3441742

Board Leadership
Gordon Webster & Joan C. Waller
Co-Presidents

CEO
Scott Brockman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.73 two stars
  Financial 71.34 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

71.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
72.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.99
  Program Expenses Growth -17.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam (CA) 79.73 two stars
Asia Society Texas Center (TX) 89.21 three stars
Los Angeles World Affairs Council (CA) 88.93 three stars
National Council on US-Arab Relations (DC) 94.74 four stars
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (IL) 93.44 four stars

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The American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam (American Friends of NSWAS) encourages, supports and publicizes the projects of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam, the Oasis of Peace. For more than thirty years, Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam has been dedicated to dialogue, cooperation and a genuine and durable peace between Arabs and Jews, Palestinians and Israelis. Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel have chosen to live and work together as equals in this community to promote trust, understanding and mutual respect well beyond its own borders. At Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam, the bilingual, binational, multicultural Primary School, the School for Peace, the Pluralistic Spiritual Center, and other projects, serve the village and beyond reaching thousands of Jewish and Palestinian youth and adults.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $519,346
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $519,346
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $519,346
   Other Revenue $41,312
TOTAL REVENUE $560,658
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $429,631
   Administrative Expenses $69,405
   Fundraising Expenses $82,906
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $581,942
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-21,284
   
Net Assets $947,669

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
Funding grants for projects $296,927 65.1%
Public Education $158,960 34.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-08 09/01/2017 79.73 two stars
2016-08 08/01/2017 79.53 two stars
2015-08 06/01/2016 82.53 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 09/01/2015 75.10 two stars
2014-08 08/01/2015 74.94 two stars
2013-08 09/01/2014 88.31 three stars
2012-08 11/01/2013 81.27 three stars
2011-08 05/01/2012 86.27 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 78.72 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 07/01/2011 69.90 one star
2009-08 06/01/2010 70.34 two stars
2008-08 09/01/2009 82.37 three stars
2007-08 08/01/2008 85.21 three stars
2006-08 05/01/2007 96.61 four stars
2005-08 06/01/2006 85.67 three stars
2004-08 05/01/2005 85.39 three stars
2003-08 11/01/2004 91.18 four stars
2002-08 11/01/2003 84.38 three stars
2001-08 10/15/2002 82.05 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 13-3441742
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FRIENDS OF NEVE SHALOM-WAHAT AL-SALAM
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (41) Student loans
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 January, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
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  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,751 16.28% Scott Brockman Executive Director

The American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat Al-Salam (American Friends of NSWAS) encourages, supports and publicizes the projects of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam, the Oasis of Peace. For more than thirty years, Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam has been dedicated to dialogue, cooperation and a genuine and durable peace between Arabs and Jews, Palestinians and Israelis. Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel have chosen to live and work together as equals in this community to promote trust, understanding and mutual respect well beyond its own borders. At Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam, the bilingual, binational, multicultural Primary School, the School for Peace, the Pluralistic Spiritual Center, and other projects, serve the village and beyond reaching thousands of Jewish and Palestinian youth and adults.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam (CA) 79.73 two stars
The Abraham Fund Initiatives (MA) 85.20 three stars
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 93.91 four stars
American Council on Germany (NY) 92.17 four stars
MEDICC (CA) 96.11 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam
229 North Central Avenue
#401
Glendale, CA 91203
tel: (818) 662-8883
fax: (818) 465-9498
EIN: 13-3441742

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Board Leadership

Gordon Webster & Joan C. Waller
Co-Presidents

CEO

Scott Brockman
Executive Director

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