Human Services : Social Services

Jewish Foundation for the Righteous

Searching out and recognizing goodness

three stars

87.94

305 Seventh Avenue Nineteenth Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 727-9955   Web Site
EIN: 13-3807016

Board Leadership
Harvey Schulweis
Chairman

CEO
Stanlee Stahl
Executive Vice President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.94 three stars
  Financial 83.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR) was established in 1986 to fulfill the traditional Jewish commitment to hakarot hatov, the searching out and recognition of goodness. JFR provides financial assistance to aged and needy non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust. In addition to providing needed financial assistance to rescuers each month, the Foundation has a national Holocaust education program. The goal of the program is to educate middle and high school teachers about the history of the Holocaust and to provide them with the resources to integrate this knowledge into their classrooms.

The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR) was established in 1986 to fulfill the traditional Jewish commitment to hakarot hatov, the searching out and recognition of goodness. JFR provides financial assistance to aged and needy non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust. In addition to providing needed financial assistance to rescuers each month, the Foundation has a national Holocaust education program. The goal of the program is to educate middle and high school teachers about the history of the Holocaust and to provide them with the resources to integrate this knowledge into their classrooms.

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Financial

three stars

83.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
78.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.00
  Program Expenses Growth -4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Foundation for the Righteous on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Foundation for the Righteous on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,849,647
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $365,720
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,215,367
   Program Service Revenue $68,820
Total Primary Revenue $2,284,187
   Other Revenue $562,485
TOTAL REVENUE $2,846,672
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,886,801
   Administrative Expenses $135,693
   Fundraising Expenses $312,012
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,334,506
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $512,166
   
Net Assets $9,888,553

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$253,840 10.87% Stanlee Stahl Executive Vice President

Mission

The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR) was established in 1986 to fulfill the traditional Jewish commitment to hakarot hatov, the searching out and recognition of goodness. JFR provides financial assistance to aged and needy non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust. In addition to providing needed financial assistance to rescuers each month, the Foundation has a national Holocaust education program. The goal of the program is to educate middle and high school teachers about the history of the Holocaust and to provide them with the resources to integrate this knowledge into their classrooms.

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Foundation for the Righteous
305 Seventh Avenue
Nineteenth Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 727-9955
fax: (212) 727-9956
EIN: 13-3807016

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Board Leadership

Harvey Schulweis
Chairman

CEO

Stanlee Stahl
Executive Vice President