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Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel

Perpetuating and preserving the American Jewish community by encouraging Jewish pride

four stars

91.07

1511 Walnut Suite 401
Philadelphia, PA 19102
tel: (215) 561-6900   Web Site
EIN: 13-1810938

Board Leadership
Ron Carner
President

CEO
Jed Margolis
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.07 four stars
  Financial 87.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

87.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.22
  Program Expenses Growth 17.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel (PA) 91.07 four stars
National Rowing Foundation (CT) 89.16 three stars
The LPGA Foundation (FL) 85.58 three stars
Good Sports (MA) 90.39 four stars
USTA Foundation (NY) 87.26 three stars

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Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel endeavors, through sports, to perpetuate and preserve the American Jewish community by encouraging Jewish pride, strengthening Jewish bonds and by creating a heightened awareness of Israel and Jewish identity. The volunteer organization seeks to enrich the lives of Jewish youth in the United States, Israel and the Diaspora through athletic, cultural and educational programs. We develop, promote and support international, national and regional athletic-based activities and facilities. We strive to provide Jewish athletes the world over the opportunity to share their heritage and customs in competitive athletic settings. We support programs that embody the Maccabi ideals of Jewish continuity, Zionism and excellence in sport.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,072,573
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $25,790
   Fundraising Events $333,384
   Related Organizations $459,216
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,890,963
   Program Service Revenue $3,038,791
Total Primary Revenue $4,929,754
   Other Revenue $78,755
TOTAL REVENUE $5,008,509
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,724,042
   Administrative Expenses $541,823
   Fundraising Expenses $308,096
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,573,961
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $434,548
   
Net Assets $1,295,374

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
Support for Team USA Participation in the Maccabiah Games $3,724,042 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 10/01/2017 91.07 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 89.79 three stars
2014-12 12/01/2016 85.20 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.28 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.78 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 82.72 three stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 86.69 three stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 58.86 one star
2010-12 03/01/2012 51.54 zero star
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.21 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 88.23 three stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 74.63 two stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 90.26 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 74.46 two stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 85.72 three stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 64.15 one star
2003-12 01/05/2005 83.57 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 13-1810938
Name in IRS Master File UNITED STATES COMMITTEE SPORTS FOR ISRAEL INC
NTEE Code N71
NTEE Classification Olympics Committees and Related International Competitions
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(349) Other youth organization or activities
(40) Scholarships (other)
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, 1954
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$232,780 5.08% Jed Margolis Executive Director

Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel endeavors, through sports, to perpetuate and preserve the American Jewish community by encouraging Jewish pride, strengthening Jewish bonds and by creating a heightened awareness of Israel and Jewish identity. The volunteer organization seeks to enrich the lives of Jewish youth in the United States, Israel and the Diaspora through athletic, cultural and educational programs. We develop, promote and support international, national and regional athletic-based activities and facilities. We strive to provide Jewish athletes the world over the opportunity to share their heritage and customs in competitive athletic settings. We support programs that embody the Maccabi ideals of Jewish continuity, Zionism and excellence in sport.

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Charity Contact Info

Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel
1511 Walnut
Suite 401
Philadelphia, PA 19102
tel: (215) 561-6900
fax: (215) 561-5470
EIN: 13-1810938

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Board Leadership

Ron Carner
President

CEO

Jed Margolis
Executive Director

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