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Jewish Institute for National Security of America

Securing America, Strengthening Israel

three stars

85.68

1101 14th Street, NW Suite 1110
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 667-3900   Web Site
EIN: 52-1233683

Board Leadership
David P. Steinmann
Chairman

CEO
Michael Makovsky
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.68 three stars
  Financial 93.02 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) is dedicated to educating Congressional, military and civilian national security decision-makers on American defense and strategic interests, primarily in the Middle East, the cornerstone of which is a robust U.S.-Israeli security cooperation. JINSA believes that a strong American military and national security posture is the best guarantor of peace and the survival of our values and civilization.

The Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) is dedicated to educating Congressional, military and civilian national security decision-makers on American defense and strategic interests, primarily in the Middle East, the cornerstone of which is a robust U.S.-Israeli security cooperation. JINSA believes that a strong American military and national security posture is the best guarantor of peace and the survival of our values and civilization.

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Financial

four stars

93.02

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.11
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Institute for National Security of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Institute for National Security of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Institute for National Security of America (DC) 85.68 three stars
OneVoice Movement (NY) 91.11 four stars
Nonviolent Peaceforce (MN) 91.10 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,634,439
   Federated Campaigns $3,650
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $291,666
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,929,755
   Program Service Revenue $42,661
Total Primary Revenue $4,972,416
   Other Revenue $112,592
TOTAL REVENUE $5,085,008
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,183,080
   Administrative Expenses $357,358
   Fundraising Expenses $275,576
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,816,014
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,268,994
   
Net Assets $4,285,657

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
Other $1,559,432 49.0%
Jinsa's Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy $768,977 24.2%
Generals and Admirals Trip to Israel $537,107 16.9%
IDF Leadership Education Program $317,564 10.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 85.68 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 83.39 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 83.24 three stars
2014-12 04/01/2017 80.45 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 52-1233683
Name in IRS Master File THE JEWISH INSTITUTE FOR NATIONAL SECURITY OF AMERICA
NTEE Code Q40
NTEE Classification International Peace and Security
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (120) Publishing activities
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 May, 1977
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
$453,000 11.87% Michael Makovsky Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Institute for National Security of America (DC) 85.68 three stars
World Federalist Movement - Institute for Global Policy (NY) 90.39 four stars
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity (NY) 86.36 three stars
Nonviolent Peaceforce (MN) 91.10 four stars
Friends of Israel Disabled Veterans – Beit Halochem (NY) 94.62 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Institute for National Security of America
1101 14th Street, NW
Suite 1110
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 667-3900
EIN: 52-1233683

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Board Leadership

David P. Steinmann
Chairman

CEO

Michael Makovsky
President, CEO

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