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American Society for Yad Vashem

Supporting the Yad Vashem memorial in Israel

93.86

500 Fifth Avenue 42nd Floor
New York, NY 10110
tel: (212) 220-4304   Web Site
EIN: 13-3106768

Board Leadership
Leonard Wilf
Chairman

CEO
Stanley H. Stone
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.86
  Financial 91.33
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1981 by a group of Holocaust survivors, and spearheaded by Eli Zborowski, the American Society for Yad Vashem works in partnership with Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority in Jerusalem to support their efforts in the areas of commemoration, education, research, capital improvement and special projects. Yad Vashem was established in 1953 by the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) and was entrusted with the task of commemorating the six million murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators. It mandates Holocaust remembrance, commemoration, and education to ensure the lessons of the Holocaust are secured for posterity.

Founded in 1981 by a group of Holocaust survivors, and spearheaded by Eli Zborowski, the American Society for Yad Vashem works in partnership with Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority in Jerusalem to support their efforts in the areas of commemoration, education, research, capital improvement and special projects. Yad Vashem was established in 1953 by the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) and was entrusted with the task of commemorating the six million murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators. It mandates Holocaust remembrance, commemoration, and education to ensure the lessons of the Holocaust are secured for posterity.

Financial

91.33

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 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)
86.6%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.41
  Program Expenses Growth 0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Society for Yad Vashem on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Society for Yad Vashem on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,915,174
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,617,237
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,532,411
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,532,411
   Other Revenue $1,932,016
TOTAL REVENUE $16,464,427
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,064,208
   Administrative Expenses $1,126,140
   Fundraising Expenses $2,558,851
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,749,199
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,284,772
   
Net Assets $79,028,220

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$160,787 0.90% Ronald B. Meier Former Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$176,302 0.99% Stanley Stone Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1981 by a group of Holocaust survivors, and spearheaded by Eli Zborowski, the American Society for Yad Vashem works in partnership with Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority in Jerusalem to support their efforts in the areas of commemoration, education, research, capital improvement and special projects. Yad Vashem was established in 1953 by the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) and was entrusted with the task of commemorating the six million murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators. It mandates Holocaust remembrance, commemoration, and education to ensure the lessons of the Holocaust are secured for posterity.

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Charity Contact Info

American Society for Yad Vashem
500 Fifth Avenue
42nd Floor
New York, NY 10110
tel: (212) 220-4304
EIN: 13-3106768

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Board Leadership

Leonard Wilf
Chairman

CEO

Stanley H. Stone
Executive Director