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Japan Society

Bringing the people of the United States and Japan closer together

three stars

84.96

333 East 47th Street New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 832-1155   Web Site
EIN: 13-1675082

Board Leadership
Joseph R. Perella
Chairman

CEO
Motoatsu Sakurai
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.96 three stars
  Financial 81.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

81.80

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
73.8%
  Administrative Expenses 19.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
  Program Expenses Growth -9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Japan Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Japan Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Japan Society (NY) 84.96 three stars
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (IL) 93.44 four stars
Asia Society Texas Center (TX) 89.21 three stars
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy (DC) 91.90 four stars
American Council on Germany (NY) 92.17 four stars

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Established in 1907, New York's Japan Society is the leading U.S. organization committed to deepening mutual understanding between the United States and Japan in a global context. Now in its second century, the Society serves audiences across the United States and abroad through innovative programs in arts and culture, public policy, business, language and education. Japan Society is an American nonprofit organization supported by individuals, foundations and corporations that brings the people of Japan and the United States closer together through mutual understanding, appreciation and cooperation.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,098,778
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $371,741
   Fundraising Events $1,187,720
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $302,309
Total Contributions $7,960,548
   Program Service Revenue $1,116,339
Total Primary Revenue $9,076,887
   Other Revenue $1,945,415
TOTAL REVENUE $11,022,302
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,760,714
   Administrative Expenses $3,003,127
   Fundraising Expenses $943,090
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,706,931
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-684,629
   
Net Assets $67,370,142

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
Gallery $1,509,136 19.4%
Performing Arts $1,259,935 16.2%
Japan Earthquake Relief Fund $1,193,558 15.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 09/01/2017 84.96 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 86.71 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.10 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.88 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 93.96 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 90.79 four stars
2011-06 10/01/2012 83.06 three stars
2010-06 12/23/2011 73.80 two stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 72.38 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 62.47 one star
2008-06 12/15/2009 78.47 two stars
2007-06 12/01/2008 92.12 four stars
2006-06 12/15/2007 74.90 two stars
2005-06 02/01/2007 81.99 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 13-1675082
Name in IRS Master File JAPAN SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code A23
NTEE Classification Cultural, Ethnic Awareness
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 November, 1952
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$363,484 3.10% Motoatsu Sakurai President

Established in 1907, New York's Japan Society is the leading U.S. organization committed to deepening mutual understanding between the United States and Japan in a global context. Now in its second century, the Society serves audiences across the United States and abroad through innovative programs in arts and culture, public policy, business, language and education. Japan Society is an American nonprofit organization supported by individuals, foundations and corporations that brings the people of Japan and the United States closer together through mutual understanding, appreciation and cooperation.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Japan Society (NY) 84.96 three stars
Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education (NY) 95.23 four stars
The Korea Society (NY) 87.25 three stars
American Council on Germany (NY) 92.17 four stars
The Ireland Funds America (MA) 94.69 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 832-1155
fax: (212) 755-6752
EIN: 13-1675082

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Board Leadership

Joseph R. Perella
Chairman

CEO

Motoatsu Sakurai
President

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