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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts (Grantmaking)

American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Securing the financial future of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

three stars

81.48

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

Board Leadership
Helgard Field-Lion & Irwin S. Field
Co-Presidents

CEO
Danielle Ames Spivak
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.48 three stars
  Financial 73.81 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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

two stars

73.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
72.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.46
  Program Expenses Growth -3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
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.

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American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (NY) 81.48 three stars
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Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra Association (CA) 90.62 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,569,444
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,400,407
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,969,851
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,969,851
   Other Revenue $318,193
TOTAL REVENUE $4,288,044
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,336,272
   Administrative Expenses $464,037
   Fundraising Expenses $1,035,970
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,836,279
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-548,235
   
Net Assets $25,419,682

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 the Philharmonic Orchestra $2,806,272 84.1%
Musical Education in Israel $300,000 9.0%
Renovation Financial Support $230,000 6.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 81.48 three stars
2018-12 06/01/2020 83.64 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2020 86.48 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2020 86.32 three stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 86.19 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 85.72 three stars
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)
(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
$260,000 5.37% Danielle Ames Spivak Executive VP & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (NY) 81.48 three stars
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Chamber Music Northwest (OR) 93.23 four stars
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Dallas Symphony Association (TX) 88.15 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

Helgard Field-Lion & Irwin S. Field
Co-Presidents

CEO

Danielle Ames Spivak
Chief Executive Officer

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