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Jewish Institute for National Security of America

Securing America, Strengthening Israel

86.44

1101 14th Street, NW Suite 1030
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 86.44
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

81.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.06
  Program Expenses Growth 18.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.1%
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) 86.44
World Federalist Movement - Institute for Global Policy (NY) 87.58
Physicians for Social Responsibility (DC) 91.67
J Street Education Fund (DC) 87.97
American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (CT) 86.40

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,192,672
   Federated Campaigns $706
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $177,288
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,370,666
   Program Service Revenue $100,450
Total Primary Revenue $5,471,116
   Other Revenue $133,355
TOTAL REVENUE $5,604,471
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,008,058
   Administrative Expenses $273,618
   Fundraising Expenses $273,291
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,554,967
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $49,504
   
Net Assets $5,060,679

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
Jinsa's Gemunder Center for Defense and Strategy $2,095,391 41.8%
Generals and Admirals Trip to Israel $826,959 16.5%
IDF Leadership Education Program $264,927 5.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 86.44
2018-12 03/01/2020 86.21
2017-12 03/01/2019 85.68
2016-12 04/01/2018 83.39
2015-12 06/01/2017 83.24
2014-12 04/01/2017 80.45

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
$555,000 9.99% Michael Makovsky CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Institute for National Security of America (DC) 86.44
World Federalist Movement - Institute for Global Policy (NY) 87.58
Friends of Israel Disabled Veterans – Beit Halochem (NY) 93.79
Physicians for Social Responsibility (DC) 91.67
Peace Development Fund (MA) 96.66

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Institute for National Security of America
1101 14th Street, NW
Suite 1030
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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