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American Friends of Shalva Israel

Supporting Shalva Israel

three stars

87.30

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

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.30 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
86.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth -7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.9%
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) 87.30 three stars
The Ability Experience (NC) 86.99 three stars
Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (GA) 93.04 four stars
4 Paws for Ability (OH) 93.91 four stars
The Asperger-Autism Network (MA) 87.48 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,924,550
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,683,520
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,608,070
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,608,070
   Other Revenue $-44,046
TOTAL REVENUE $4,564,024
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,466,865
   Administrative Expenses $310,869
   Fundraising Expenses $521,018
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,298,752
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $265,272
   
Net Assets $2,862,538

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 $3,466,865 100.0%

Within the last year, this charity had a CN Advisory removed. Read More

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.30 three stars
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

Historical CN Advisories

11/02/2018-01/01/2019: Moderate Concern Advisory

In accordance with our policy for removing CN Advisories, Charity Navigator removed the Moderate Concern CN Advisory for the American Friends of Shalva Israel on January 1, 2018, because the issues that prompted the CN Advisory have been resolved. Specifically:
 
  • The organization has provided Charity Navigator with documentation related to the resolution of the case.
 
Charity Navigator had published a Moderate Concern CN Advisory on American Friends of Shalva Israel because we became aware of the following information in connection with this charity:
 
  • 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.

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)
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  • 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
$204,600 4.75% Leo Klein Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of Shalva Israel (NY) 87.30 three stars
National Inclusion Project (NC) 89.28 three stars
Challenge Aspen (CO) 100.00 four stars
The Center for Enriched Living (IL) 90.56 four stars
Variety - the Children's Charity of the Delaware Valley (PA) 87.77 three 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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