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Zionist Organization of America

Fighting for the Jewish people and the Land of Israel

88.06

Four East 34th Street New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 481-1500   Web Site
EIN: 13-5628475

Board Leadership
Michael Goldblatt
Board Chairman

CEO
Morton A. Klein
National President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.06
  Financial 92.25
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

92.25

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 08/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
75.4%
  Administrative Expenses 19.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.45
  Program Expenses Growth 22.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Zionist Organization of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Zionist Organization of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Zionist Organization of America (NY) 88.06
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 92.13
Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education (NY) 93.98
American Ireland Fund (MA) 93.05
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (IL) 88.01

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Founded in 1897, the Zionist Organization of America (“ZOA”) is the oldest pro-Israel organization in the United States. With offices around the country and in Israel, the ZOA is dedicated to educating the public, elected officials, media, and college/high school students about the truth of the ongoing and relentless Arab war against Israel. ZOA is also committed to promoting strong U.S.-Israel relations. ZOA works to protect Jewish college and high school students from intimidation, harassment and discrimination, and in fighting anti-Semitism in general.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,046,110
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $99,405
   Fundraising Events $410,193
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,555,708
   Program Service Revenue $69,642
Total Primary Revenue $3,625,350
   Other Revenue $442,931
TOTAL REVENUE $4,068,281
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,200,135
   Administrative Expenses $1,126,493
   Fundraising Expenses $106,736
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,433,364
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,365,083
   
Net Assets $6,739,322

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
Campus Program $501,359 11.9%
Public Affairs $414,287 9.9%
Center for Law & Justice $276,212 6.6%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 08/01/2016 88.06

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

EIN 13-5628475
Name in IRS Master File ZIONIST ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA
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 (59) Other school related 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 May, 2013
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$440,440 8.10% Morton Klein National President

Founded in 1897, the Zionist Organization of America (“ZOA”) is the oldest pro-Israel organization in the United States. With offices around the country and in Israel, the ZOA is dedicated to educating the public, elected officials, media, and college/high school students about the truth of the ongoing and relentless Arab war against Israel. ZOA is also committed to promoting strong U.S.-Israel relations. ZOA works to protect Jewish college and high school students from intimidation, harassment and discrimination, and in fighting anti-Semitism in general.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Zionist Organization of America (NY) 88.06
American Council on Germany (NY) 95.70
American Ireland Fund (MA) 93.05
The Korea Society (NY) 87.25
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 92.13

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Charity Contact Info

Zionist Organization of America
Four East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 481-1500
fax: (212) 481-1515
EIN: 13-5628475

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Board Leadership

Michael Goldblatt
Board Chairman

CEO

Morton A. Klein
National President

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