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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Zionist Organization of America

Fighting for the Jewish people and the Land of Israel

three stars

83.59

633 Third Avenue New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 481-1500   Web Site
EIN: 13-5628475

Board Leadership
Michael Goldblatt
Chairman

CEO
Morton A. Klein
National President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.59 three stars
  Financial 82.30 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

82.30

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
69.5%
  Administrative Expenses 22.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth 9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.5%
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) 83.59 three stars
Middle East Institute (DC) 99.46 four stars
American Council on Germany (NY) 91.89 four stars
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (IL) 88.01 three stars
The Ireland Funds America (MA) 94.69 four stars

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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 $3,808,034
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $612,610
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,420,644
   Program Service Revenue $36,310
Total Primary Revenue $4,456,954
   Other Revenue $389,940
TOTAL REVENUE $4,846,894
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,648,396
   Administrative Expenses $1,710,996
   Fundraising Expenses $848,002
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,207,394
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,360,500
   
Net Assets $5,196,546

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 $437,808 12.0%
Public Affairs $364,840 10.0%
Center for Law & Justice $240,794 6.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 83.59 three stars
2014-12 08/01/2016 88.06 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 13-5628475
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
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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 7.09% 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) 83.59 three stars
Los Angeles World Affairs Council (CA) 88.93 three stars
American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (DC) 90.11 four stars
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (IL) 88.01 three stars
The Abraham Fund Initiatives (MA) 85.20 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Zionist Organization of America
633 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 481-1500
fax: (212) 481-1515
EIN: 13-5628475

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Board Leadership

Michael Goldblatt
Chairman

CEO

Morton A. Klein
National President

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