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American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Securing the financial future of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

four stars

90.21

122 East 42nd Street Suite 4507
New York, NY 10168
tel: (212) 697-2949   Web Site
EIN: 23-7183563

Board Leadership
Zubin Mehta & Itzhak Perlman
Co-Chairmen

CEO
Naomi Grabel
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.21 four stars
  Financial 91.61 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

It is the mission of American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (AFIPO) to secure the financial future of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) so that it may continue to travel throughout the world bringing its message of peace and cultural understanding through music. AFIPO supports the Orchestra's international touring program, educational projects, a wide array of musical activities in Israel and an endowment fund to further ensure the IPO's future. Funds raised by AFIPO help the Orchestra initiate and strengthen existing programs, and maintain its high standard of musical excellence without placing a financial burden on the IPO's budget or compromising its long-term stability.

It is the mission of American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (AFIPO) to secure the financial future of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) so that it may continue to travel throughout the world bringing its message of peace and cultural understanding through music. AFIPO supports the Orchestra's international touring program, educational projects, a wide array of musical activities in Israel and an endowment fund to further ensure the IPO's future. Funds raised by AFIPO help the Orchestra initiate and strengthen existing programs, and maintain its high standard of musical excellence without placing a financial burden on the IPO's budget or compromising its long-term stability.

Financial

four stars

91.61

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.92
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (NY) 90.21 four stars
Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School (RI) 85.02 three stars
Kansas City Symphony (MO) 93.01 four stars
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra (FL) 88.34 three stars
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra (MI) 91.83 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,876,455
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,915,447
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,791,902
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,791,902
   Other Revenue $462,400
TOTAL REVENUE $9,254,302
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,675,723
   Administrative Expenses $382,182
   Fundraising Expenses $892,738
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,950,643
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,303,659
   
Net Assets $23,897,977

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
Renovation Financial Support $1,500,000 32.1%
Tour Support $829,311 17.7%
Support for the Philharmonic Orchestra $282,500 6.0%

Ratings History
American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 90.21 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.53 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.79 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 92.18 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 89.35 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 87.90 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 78.44 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 74.82 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 84.12 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 59.04 one star
2006-12 04/01/2008 64.71 one star
2005-12 04/01/2007 60.60 one star
2004-12 07/01/2006 84.41 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 23-7183563
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE ISRAEL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA INC
NTEE Code A11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (149) Other instruction and training
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 August, 1972
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, 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
$218,740 3.67% Raphael Sutton Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (NY) 90.21 four stars
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (NY) 91.54 four stars
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (CA) 85.01 three stars
Wichita Symphony Society (KS) 93.78 four stars
Toledo Symphony (OH) 85.28 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
122 East 42nd Street
Suite 4507
New York, NY 10168
tel: (212) 697-2949
fax: (212) 697-2943
EIN: 23-7183563

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Board Leadership

Zubin Mehta & Itzhak Perlman
Co-Chairmen

CEO

Naomi Grabel
Chief Executive Officer

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