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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services (Grantmaking)

Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America

Turning young boys from limited backgrounds into young men with limitless futures

82.33

209 W. 29th Street Suite 6250
New York, NY 10001
tel: (800) 469-2697   Web Site
EIN: 11-5324002

Board Leadership
Michael J. Scharf
President

CEO
Rabbi Ronald L. Gray
Executive Vice President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.33
  Financial 77.57
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America raises funds for the development of a comprehensive education program for disadvantaged boys, mainly at the large campus in Israel. Founded in 1949 in response to the Holocaust, and dedicated to providing an outstanding education for Israeli children, regardless of race, class or socio-economic background, Boys Town Jerusalem is a residential school located within Israel's pre-1967 borders. It encompasses grades 7-12 and a two year College of Applied Engineering. The curriculum, which is monitored and approved by Israel's Ministry of Education, combines the timeless values of the Jewish heritage and advanced technology, while inspiring students to serve the State of Israel, as both soldiers and responsible citizens.

The Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America raises funds for the development of a comprehensive education program for disadvantaged boys, mainly at the large campus in Israel. Founded in 1949 in response to the Holocaust, and dedicated to providing an outstanding education for Israeli children, regardless of race, class or socio-economic background, Boys Town Jerusalem is a residential school located within Israel's pre-1967 borders. It encompasses grades 7-12 and a two year College of Applied Engineering. The curriculum, which is monitored and approved by Israel's Ministry of Education, combines the timeless values of the Jewish heritage and advanced technology, while inspiring students to serve the State of Israel, as both soldiers and responsible citizens.

Financial

77.57

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.22
  Program Expenses Growth -2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America (NY) 82.33
Alive & Free (CA) 89.39
Youth Eastside Services (WA) 91.64
Presbyterian Home for Children (AL) 87.16
Project Patch (WA) 85.74

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,334,547
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $149,630
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,484,177
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,484,177
   Other Revenue $1,889,640
TOTAL REVENUE $5,373,817
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,104,126
   Administrative Expenses $571,141
   Fundraising Expenses $919,977
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,595,244
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-221,427
   
Net Assets $27,880,894

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
Educational Programs $3,493,826 85.1%
Special Programs Tutorial $610,300 14.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 10/01/2021 82.33
2018-12 07/01/2020 89.92
2017-12 04/01/2019 85.69
2016-12 03/01/2018 83.60
2015-12 04/01/2017 86.39
2015-12 03/01/2017 84.42
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.16
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 06/01/2015 90.53
2012-12 04/01/2014 90.34
2011-12 02/01/2013 84.43
2010-12 03/01/2012 86.89
2009-12 09/20/2011 78.96
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 66.75
2008-12 05/01/2010 78.56
2007-12 08/01/2009 72.69
2006-12 07/01/2008 74.44
2005-12 03/01/2007 89.57
2004-12 01/01/2006 75.72
2003-12 11/01/2004 73.91
2002-12 11/01/2003 67.93

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

EIN 11-5324002
Name in IRS Master File BOYS TOWN JERUSALEM FOUNDATION OF AMERICA INC
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (119) Other cultural or historical 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 April, 1986
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$306,842 5.48% Rabbi Ronald Gray Executive Vice President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America (NY) 82.33
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ImpactIsrael (MD) 97.87
Eagle Ranch (GA) 93.56

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Charity Contact Info

Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America
209 W. 29th Street
Suite 6250
New York, NY 10001
tel: (800) 469-2697
fax: (866) 730-2697
EIN: 11-5324002

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Board Leadership

Michael J. Scharf
President

CEO

Rabbi Ronald L. Gray
Executive Vice President

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