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American Friends of the Hebrew University

Supporting The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

four stars

91.73

199 Water Street 11th Floor
New York, NY 10038
tel: (800) 567-2348   Web Site
EIN: 13-1568923

Board Leadership
Marc O. Mayer
Board Chair

CEO
Beth Asnien McCoy
National Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.73 four stars
  Financial 89.02 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1925, American Friends of The Hebrew University (AFHU) is a national organization in support of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel's foremost center of higher education and research. Forging a meaningful partnership between American Jewry and the people of Israel, AFHU helps to ensure the nation's well being by nurturing Israel's greatest asset: the intellectual strength of its people. AFHU's cultural and educational programs attract people from all walks of life. These programs, as well as AFHU Missions to Israel and Hebrew University, promote greater understanding of the University's contributions in fields ranging from technology, medicine and law to agriculture, public policy and Jewish Studies.

Founded in 1925, American Friends of The Hebrew University (AFHU) is a national organization in support of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel's foremost center of higher education and research. Forging a meaningful partnership between American Jewry and the people of Israel, AFHU helps to ensure the nation's well being by nurturing Israel's greatest asset: the intellectual strength of its people. AFHU's cultural and educational programs attract people from all walks of life. These programs, as well as AFHU Missions to Israel and Hebrew University, promote greater understanding of the University's contributions in fields ranging from technology, medicine and law to agriculture, public policy and Jewish Studies.

Financial

three stars

89.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.52
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of the Hebrew University on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of the Hebrew University on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Hebrew University (NY) 91.73 four stars
Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas Foundation (TX) 85.67 three stars
Israel Scholarship Education Foundation (NY) 86.29 three stars
American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (NY) 91.95 four stars
JELF - Jewish Educational Loan Fund (GA) 92.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $58,020,147
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $893,828
   Related Organizations $397,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $59,310,975
   Program Service Revenue $273,447
Total Primary Revenue $59,584,422
   Other Revenue $23,922,785
TOTAL REVENUE $83,507,207
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $56,350,362
   Administrative Expenses $3,880,170
   Fundraising Expenses $7,824,348
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $68,054,880
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $15,452,327
   
Net Assets $678,844,754

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 Hebrew University $56,350,362 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 04/01/2021 91.73 four stars
2018-09 10/01/2019 89.22 three stars
2017-09 12/01/2018 87.98 three stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 87.01 three stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 86.87 three stars
2016-09 06/01/2017 86.94 three stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 92.91 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.78 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 86.96 three stars
2013-09 02/01/2015 86.02 three stars
2012-09 11/01/2013 88.33 three stars
2011-09 10/01/2012 94.24 four stars
2010-09 08/01/2012 84.08 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 83.10 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 09/01/2010 70.71 two stars
2008-09 12/15/2009 87.01 three stars
2007-09 04/01/2009 76.73 two stars
2006-09 02/01/2008 73.25 two stars
2005-09 07/01/2007 76.44 two stars
2004-09 02/01/2006 75.48 two 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 13-1568923
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY INC
NTEE Code Q11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
(59) Other school related 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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1948
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$619,720 0.91% Beth McCoy Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of the Hebrew University (NY) 91.73 four stars
Big Shoulders Fund (IL) 97.87 four stars
Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas Foundation (TX) 85.67 three stars
Home School Foundation (VA) 91.32 four stars
USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation (NY) 94.03 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Friends of the Hebrew University
199 Water Street
11th Floor
New York, NY 10038
tel: (800) 567-2348
fax: (212) 809-4430
EIN: 13-1568923

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Board Leadership

Marc O. Mayer
Board Chair

CEO

Beth Asnien McCoy
National Executive Director

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