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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Grantmaking)

Etzion Foundation

Serving as your connection to learning institutions in Israel

two stars

78.59

111 Galway Place Suite 203
Teaneck, NJ 07666
tel: (212) 732-4874   Web Site
EIN: 23-7228230

Board Leadership
Howard Balter
Chairman

CEO
Shirley Schuster
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.59 two stars
  Financial 80.32 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Etzion Foundation serves as your connection to Yeshivat Har Etzion, Migdal Oz, and Herzog College. We are your local portal to your learning institutions in Israel, supporting Yeshivat Har Etzion, an institution of Jewish education in Israel, and its affiliated educational programs: The Stella K Abraham Beit Midrash for Women at Migdal Oz and the Israel Koshitzky Virtual Beit Midrash. Etzion Foundation is dedicated to fostering development of Jewish education and providing a foundation for Jewish leadership in Israel and around the world.

The Etzion Foundation serves as your connection to Yeshivat Har Etzion, Migdal Oz, and Herzog College. We are your local portal to your learning institutions in Israel, supporting Yeshivat Har Etzion, an institution of Jewish education in Israel, and its affiliated educational programs: The Stella K Abraham Beit Midrash for Women at Migdal Oz and the Israel Koshitzky Virtual Beit Midrash. Etzion Foundation is dedicated to fostering development of Jewish education and providing a foundation for Jewish leadership in Israel and around the world.

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Financial

three stars

80.32

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.24
  Program Expenses Growth -2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Etzion Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Etzion Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Etzion Foundation (NJ) 78.59 two stars
ACE Scholarships (CO) 92.74 four stars
Thanks USA (VA) 89.10 three stars
Page Education Foundation (MN) 91.60 four stars
Mitchell Institute (ME) 94.01 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,069,949
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,069,949
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,069,949
   Other Revenue $1,281,914
TOTAL REVENUE $4,351,863
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,774,898
   Administrative Expenses $224,815
   Fundraising Expenses $396,207
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,395,920
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,955,943
   
Net Assets $7,536,432

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
Grants to Yeshivat Har Etzion $1,774,898 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 78.59 two stars
2017-12 02/01/2020 79.11 two 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 23-7228230
Name in IRS Master File ETZION FOUNDATION INC
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 (200) Business promotion (chamber of commerce, business league, etc.
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 July, 1994
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$164,500 6.86% Yoel Weiss Development

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Etzion Foundation (NJ) 78.59 two stars
Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund (AZ) 88.81 three stars
Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis (MO) 88.47 three stars
Denver Scholarship Foundation (CO) 90.08 four stars
Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans (VA) 92.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Etzion Foundation
111 Galway Place
Suite 203
Teaneck, NJ 07666
tel: (212) 732-4874
fax: (201) 833-0833
EIN: 23-7228230

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Board Leadership

Howard Balter
Chairman

CEO

Shirley Schuster
Executive Director

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