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CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

American Friends of Shalva Israel

Supporting Shalva Israel

four stars

92.38

315 Fifth Avenue 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 725-0900   Web Site
EIN: 56-2676533

Board Leadership
Norman Alpert
President

CEO
Leo Klein
Executive Director

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On October 19, 2018, The Hollywood Reporter reported on the charges of improper conduct allegedly taking place at American Friends of Shalva Israel, in an article titled, "Jewish Charity With Hollywood Ties Accused of Fraud." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory as the allegations have yet to be confirmed. For more information regarding this matter, please see The Hollywood Reporter article.


This charity has received a Moderate Concern Advisory due to an open or pending investigation regarding allegations of possible illegal activity, improper conduct, organizational mismanagement, or other matters of concern. Please note that this investigation has not concluded and that the allegations being investigated have not been confirmed by the U.S. legal system. Charity Navigator aims to provide donors and users with as much information as possible in order to make an informed giving decision. This advisory will be updated once we become aware that the investigation is completed. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.38 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

American Friends of Shalva provides financial support for Shalva Israel. Founded in 1990, Shalva provides a therapeutic and supportive environment that advances the special needs child and enables the family to raise that child while living a normal and healthy lifestyle. Shalva provides services to more than 500 participants with special needs, including infants, children, adolescents and young adults via a plethora of tailored programs and round-the-clock therapies, seven days a week. Shalva accompanies the child and his/her family from birth to adulthood. Individual programs are so designed that each participant reaches his/her full potential. By placing an emphasis on social interaction, the special needs child can better integrate into the community.

American Friends of Shalva provides financial support for Shalva Israel. Founded in 1990, Shalva provides a therapeutic and supportive environment that advances the special needs child and enables the family to raise that child while living a normal and healthy lifestyle. Shalva provides services to more than 500 participants with special needs, including infants, children, adolescents and young adults via a plethora of tailored programs and round-the-clock therapies, seven days a week. Shalva accompanies the child and his/her family from birth to adulthood. Individual programs are so designed that each participant reaches his/her full potential. By placing an emphasis on social interaction, the special needs child can better integrate into the community.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2018 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)
87.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth 26.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of Shalva Israel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of Shalva Israel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of Shalva Israel (NY) 92.38 four stars
Equest (TX) 85.37 three stars
Special K Ranch (MT) 91.75 four stars
Variety the Children's Charity of Southern California (CA) 91.35 four stars
The Mustard Seed (MS) 86.46 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,215,932
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,287,399
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,503,331
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,503,331
   Other Revenue $99,414
TOTAL REVENUE $7,602,745
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,459,125
   Administrative Expenses $447,461
   Fundraising Expenses $600,348
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,506,934
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,904,189
   
Net Assets $2,691,950

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
Provide support for Shalva Israel $9,459,125 100.0%

Ratings History
American Friends of Shalva Israel has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
-- 11/02/2018 --Moderate Concern Advisory

On October 19, 2018, The Hollywood Reporter reported on the charges of improper conduct allegedly taking place at American Friends of Shalva Israel, in an article titled, "Jewish Charity With Hollywood Ties Accused of Fraud." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory as the allegations have yet to be confirmed. For more information regarding this matter, please see The Hollywood Reporter article.

CN 2.1
2016-12 10/01/2018 92.38 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.02 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 04/01/2016 77.68 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 74.40 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 82.89 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 93.21 four stars
2010-12 10/01/2012 93.90 four stars
2008-12 09/20/2011 67.85 one star
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 02/01/2010 93.54 four stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 89.78 three stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 88.13 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 93.19 four stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 87.89 three stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 81.86 three stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 81.72 three stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 65.27 one star

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

EIN 56-2676533
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FRIENDS OF SHALVA ISRAEL 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
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 February, 2009
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$207,403 1.97% Leo Klein Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of Shalva Israel (NY) 92.38 four stars
Variety - the Children's Charity of Iowa (IA) 86.82 three stars
Kostopulos Dream Foundation (UT) 100.00 four stars
Pine Tree Society (ME) 98.18 four stars
Special K Ranch (MT) 91.75 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Friends of Shalva Israel
315 Fifth Avenue
6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 725-0900
fax: (212) 725-5624
EIN: 56-2676533

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Board Leadership

Norman Alpert
President

CEO

Leo Klein
Executive Director

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