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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums (Grantmaking)

American Friends of Museums in Israel

Recognizes, promotes, honors and supports its outstanding partner museums in Israel.

two stars

72.10

405 Lexington Avenue 7th Floor, Suite 753
New York, NY 10174
tel: (917) 970-8846   Web Site
EIN: 23-7443023

Board Leadership
David Genser
Chairman

CEO
Enid Shapiro
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 72.10 two stars
  Financial 80.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00 one star
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Friends of Museums in Israel recognizes, promotes, and honors its outstanding partner museums in Israel by providing exhibition, program, project and financial support through the generosity of its donors. In addition, American Friends of Museums in Israel offers heightened visibility for its partner museums at special events in New York and in promotional materials. Our partner museums in Israel are the Design Museum Holon; Haifa Museums that include the Haifa City Museum, Haifa Museum of Art, Hermann Struck Museum, Mané-Katz Museum, the National Maritime Museum and the Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art; and the Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem.

The American Friends of Museums in Israel recognizes, promotes, and honors its outstanding partner museums in Israel by providing exhibition, program, project and financial support through the generosity of its donors. In addition, American Friends of Museums in Israel offers heightened visibility for its partner museums at special events in New York and in promotional materials. Our partner museums in Israel are the Design Museum Holon; Haifa Museums that include the Haifa City Museum, Haifa Museum of Art, Hermann Struck Museum, Mané-Katz Museum, the National Maritime Museum and the Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art; and the Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem.

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Financial

three stars

80.00

Accountability & Transparency

one star

66.00

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)
39.9%
  Administrative Expenses 59.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.26
  Program Expenses Growth 25.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of Museums in Israel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of Museums in Israel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of Museums in Israel (NY) 72.10 two stars
Historic Deerfield (MA) 95.25 four stars
Smithsonian Institution (DC) 92.06 four stars
Museum of New Mexico Foundation (NM) 97.87 four stars
Morris Museum (NJ) 86.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $799,692
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $128,463
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $928,155
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $928,155
   Other Revenue $-580,885
TOTAL REVENUE $347,270
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $277,453
   Administrative Expenses $293,597
   Fundraising Expenses $3,122
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $574,172
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-226,902
   
Net Assets $653,785

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
Raise Funds for Various Museums in Israel $277,453 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 72.10 two stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 75.38 two stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 66.19 one star
2015-12 06/01/2017 73.27 two stars
2014-12 11/01/2016 25.31 zero star
2013-12 06/01/2016 82.70 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 05/01/2015 80.26 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 79.71 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 76.16 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 68.36 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 69.94 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 85.07 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 88.77 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 92.00 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 93.83 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 87.75 three stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 81.38 three stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 79.32 two stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 50.00 zero star
2001-12 04/15/2003 90.99 four 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 23-7443023
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FRIENDS OF MUSEUMS IN ISRAEL
NTEE Code Q11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(91) Art exhibit
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, 1975
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
$125,000 21.77% Enid Shapiro Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of Museums in Israel (NY) 72.10 two stars
Louisiana Museum Foundation (LA) 87.48 three stars
Bennington Museum (VT) 86.14 three stars
Hagley Museum and Library (DE) 91.96 four stars
Roberson Museum and Science Center (NY) 85.00 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Friends of Museums in Israel
405 Lexington Avenue
7th Floor, Suite 753
New York, NY 10174
tel: (917) 970-8846
EIN: 23-7443023

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Board Leadership

David Genser
Chairman

CEO

Enid Shapiro
Executive Director

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