Charity Navigator is always here for you with the charity ratings you trust and other information you rely on. We depend on donors, like you, to keep us going! Please support Charity Navigator with a tax-deductible gift today.
This donation supports Charity Navigator. To make a donation to a charity listed on our site, use the "Donate to this Charity" button on their ratings page.
Disable all preview features
Sign in or Register  |     0 Donation(s), $0 total

International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America

Promoting accurate and balanced coverage of Israel and the Middle East

91.32

P.O. Box 35040 Boston, MA 02135
tel: (617) 789-3672   Web Site
EIN: 52-1332702

Board Leadership
Robert Weisberg
Chairman

CEO
Andrea Levin
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.32
  Financial 97.47
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

97.47

Accountability & Transparency

88.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
84.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.77
  Program Expenses Growth 18.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (MA) 91.32
Zionist Organization of America (NY) 88.06
American Council on Germany (NY) 95.70
The Korea Society (NY) 87.25
National Council on US-Arab Relations (DC) 94.70

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Founded in 1982, the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) is a media-monitoring, research and membership organization devoted to promoting accurate and balanced coverage of Israel and the Middle East. CAMERA fosters rigorous reporting, while educating news consumers about Middle East issues and the role of the media. A non-partisan organization, CAMERA takes no position with regard to American or Israeli political issues or with regard to ultimate solutions to the Arab-Israeli conflict. CAMERA's combination of rigorous monitoring, research, fact-checking, careful analysis, and grassroots efforts have had a documented impact.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,858,015
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,858,015
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,858,015
   Other Revenue $1,158,278
TOTAL REVENUE $5,016,293
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,553,365
   Administrative Expenses $234,784
   Fundraising Expenses $317,133
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,105,282
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-88,989
   
Net Assets $7,474,069

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
Media Watch and Education $4,002,161 87.9%
College Campus Services $551,204 12.1%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.32
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 92.84
2013-12 07/01/2015 75.75
2012-12 05/01/2014 85.23
2011-12 08/01/2013 81.87
2010-12 04/01/2012 86.94
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.55
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 90.59
2008-12 06/01/2010 95.73
2007-12 05/01/2009 92.69
2006-12 02/01/2008 89.98
2005-12 12/15/2006 81.83
2004-12 05/01/2006 89.78
2003-12 03/01/2005 85.21
2002-12 10/01/2003 89.40
2001-12 02/05/2003 89.19

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

EIN 52-1332702
Name in IRS Master File COMMITTEE FOR ACCURACY IN MIDDLE EAST REPORTING IN AMERICA INC
NTEE Code Q05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 April, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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).

We invite you to share your opinions, thoughts, experiences, and stories about this charity here to help inform the decisions of other donors.  
Need more help getting started? Check out our FAQs.
 
This tool is not for questions about Charity Navigator, such as how we derived this charity’s rating. We will happily answer those questions if you contact us directly. Likewise, if you have questions for this charity, then we encourage you to contact the charity directly (we include the charity’s contact information in the upper left-hand corner of this page) since few charities regularly monitor this commenting tool.

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$255,001 4.99% Andrea Levin President, Executive Director

Founded in 1982, the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) is a media-monitoring, research and membership organization devoted to promoting accurate and balanced coverage of Israel and the Middle East. CAMERA fosters rigorous reporting, while educating news consumers about Middle East issues and the role of the media. A non-partisan organization, CAMERA takes no position with regard to American or Israeli political issues or with regard to ultimate solutions to the Arab-Israeli conflict. CAMERA's combination of rigorous monitoring, research, fact-checking, careful analysis, and grassroots efforts have had a documented impact.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (MA) 91.32
Middle East Institute (DC) 95.03
American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (DC) 91.64
German Marshall Fund of the US (DC) 85.05
Zionist Organization of America (NY) 88.06

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America
P.O. Box 35040
Boston, MA 02135
tel: (617) 789-3672
fax: (617) 787-7853
EIN: 52-1332702

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Robert Weisberg
Chairman

CEO

Andrea Levin
Executive Director

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.

Help & Support