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American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel

Raising awareness and support for Israel's environment

three stars

81.64

28 Arrandale Avenue Great Neck, NY 11024
tel: (800) 411-0966   Web Site
EIN: 52-1467954

Board Leadership
Russell J. Rothman & Leon J. Sokol
Co-Chairs

CEO
Robin Gordon
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.64 three stars
  Financial 75.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (ASPNI) was founded in 1986 to help raise awareness and support for the work of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI), Israel's oldest and largest environmental organization. Today, SPNI leads the public and decision-makers in the search for environmentally sustainable and economically sound ways to promote growth while protecting Israel's unique environmental heritage. Through education, organizing public involvement, informing decision-makers and proposing creative solutions to development plans, SPNI has established an impressive list of achievements. Since 1953, SPNI has worked to promote knowledge, love, and respect for the land among its citizens and abroad.

The American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (ASPNI) was founded in 1986 to help raise awareness and support for the work of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI), Israel's oldest and largest environmental organization. Today, SPNI leads the public and decision-makers in the search for environmentally sustainable and economically sound ways to promote growth while protecting Israel's unique environmental heritage. Through education, organizing public involvement, informing decision-makers and proposing creative solutions to development plans, SPNI has established an impressive list of achievements. Since 1953, SPNI has worked to promote knowledge, love, and respect for the land among its citizens and abroad.

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Financial

two stars

75.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
92.1%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.06
  Program Expenses Growth -12.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 59.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (NY) 81.64 three stars
WILD Foundation (CO) 95.47 four stars
Wolf Conservation Center (NY) 89.56 three stars
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (DC) 90.94 four stars
Cheetah Conservation Fund (VA) 94.53 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $746,182
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $26,120
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $772,302
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $772,302
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $772,302
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $671,576
   Administrative Expenses $40,901
   Fundraising Expenses $71,583
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $784,060
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-11,758
   
Net Assets $79,347

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
Conservation and Protection $588,775 87.7%
Environmental Activities $82,801 12.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 81.64 three stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 85.68 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 91.16 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.70 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 87.62 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.67 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 81.54 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 93.16 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 86.52 three stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 94.25 four stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 80.75 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 76.70 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.43 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2010 89.41 three stars
2008-12 12/15/2009 71.60 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 91.40 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 90.95 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 91.87 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 52-1467954
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION OF NATURE ISRAEL INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
(910) Domestic organization with activities outside U.S.
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 September, 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
$72,250 9.21% Robin Gordon Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (NY) 81.64 three stars
Cheetah Conservation Fund (VA) 94.53 four stars
Big Life Foundation USA (WA) 96.66 four stars
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation (OR) 91.34 four stars
The Jane Goodall Institute (VA) 87.23 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel
28 Arrandale Avenue
Great Neck, NY 11024
tel: (800) 411-0966
EIN: 52-1467954

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Board Leadership

Russell J. Rothman & Leon J. Sokol
Co-Chairs

CEO

Robin Gordon
Director

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