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Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation

Promoting the Torah's wisdom on human relations and personal development

three stars

81.38

361 Spook Rock Road Suffern, NY 10901
tel: (845) 352-3505   Web Site
EIN: 11-2642599

Board Leadership
Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz
Chairman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.38 three stars
  Financial 80.78 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1989, the Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation has successfully launched innovative methods of promoting the Torah's wisdom on human relations and personal development. The Foundation utilizes a vast array of effective communication tools including books, tapes, video seminars, telephone classes and a newsletter, designed to heighten one's awareness of such essential values as judging others favorably, speaking with restraint and integrity, and acting with sensitivity and respect. The Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation's programs, which reach over 100,000 adults and children annually, reassert the Torah's timeless recipe for building a world of compassion and harmony.

Since 1989, the Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation has successfully launched innovative methods of promoting the Torah's wisdom on human relations and personal development. The Foundation utilizes a vast array of effective communication tools including books, tapes, video seminars, telephone classes and a newsletter, designed to heighten one's awareness of such essential values as judging others favorably, speaking with restraint and integrity, and acting with sensitivity and respect. The Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation's programs, which reach over 100,000 adults and children annually, reassert the Torah's timeless recipe for building a world of compassion and harmony.

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Financial

three stars

80.78

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.26
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 51.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation (NY) 81.38 three stars
Bibles For The World (CO) 90.13 four stars
Reasons to Believe (CA) 87.24 three stars
World Missionary Press (IN) 90.35 four stars
Hosanna/Faith Comes By Hearing (NM) 97.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,315,894
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,315,894
   Program Service Revenue $206,526
Total Primary Revenue $4,522,420
   Other Revenue $767,622
TOTAL REVENUE $5,290,042
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,237,927
   Administrative Expenses $472,488
   Fundraising Expenses $525,951
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,236,366
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $53,676
   
Net Assets $1,217,079

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
Audio, Video & Printed Materials $4,237,927 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 12/01/2019 81.38 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 76.99 two stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 75.19 two stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 72.55 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 70.04 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 71.57 two stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 72.37 two stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 70.53 two stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 67.77 one star
2010-06 12/01/2011 69.07 one star
2009-06 09/20/2011 67.18 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 66.99 one star
2008-06 11/01/2009 70.60 two stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 73.54 two stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 77.63 two stars
2005-06 02/01/2007 82.17 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 11-2642599
Name in IRS Master File CHOFETZ CHAIM HERITAGE FOUNDATION
NTEE Code X30
NTEE Classification Jewish
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
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, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$167,514 3.19% Michael Rothschild Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation (NY) 81.38 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation
361 Spook Rock Road
Suffern, NY 10901
tel: (845) 352-3505
fax: (845) 352-3605
EIN: 11-2642599

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Board Leadership

Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz
Chairman

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