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Kolel Chibas Jerusalem

Reaching thousands with the Mitzvah of charity

one star

55.33

4802-A Twelfth Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11219
tel: (866) 787-4520   Web Site
EIN: 13-5655181

Board Leadership
Rabbi Berish Schapiro
President

CEO
Berish Rubin
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 55.33 one star
  Financial 70.78 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 44.00 zero star
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Kolel Chibas Jerusalem provides grants to Kolel Chibas Jerusalem in Israel, which was founded in 1830 to provide food, shelter, medical and social services, and cash stipends to needy families. Kolel's activities include the "Chalukah", which is the distribution of quarterly stipends to families that can not make ends meet. This past Pesach, the Kolel distributed approximately $850,000 to over 4,000 families consisting of a total of over 16,000 persons. In addition, Kolel helps to pay for the expenses of a wedding, the birth of a baby, or to help cover medical expenses. Kolel operations also include three dental clinics, used by over 5,000 people annually for full range dental treatment, as well as a subsidized clothing store.

Kolel Chibas Jerusalem provides grants to Kolel Chibas Jerusalem in Israel, which was founded in 1830 to provide food, shelter, medical and social services, and cash stipends to needy families. Kolel's activities include the "Chalukah", which is the distribution of quarterly stipends to families that can not make ends meet. This past Pesach, the Kolel distributed approximately $850,000 to over 4,000 families consisting of a total of over 16,000 persons. In addition, Kolel helps to pay for the expenses of a wedding, the birth of a baby, or to help cover medical expenses. Kolel operations also include three dental clinics, used by over 5,000 people annually for full range dental treatment, as well as a subsidized clothing store.

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Financial

two stars

70.78

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

44.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
61.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 29.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 31.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kolel Chibas Jerusalem on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kolel Chibas Jerusalem on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kolel Chibas Jerusalem (NY) 55.33 one star
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Community Shares of Minnesota (MN) 87.30 three stars
Together We Cope (IL) 87.62 three stars
Northwest Assistance Ministries (TX) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,226,628
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $725,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,951,628
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,951,628
   Other Revenue $215,602
TOTAL REVENUE $4,167,230
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,652,232
   Administrative Expenses $606,140
   Fundraising Expenses $1,932,316
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,190,688
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,023,458
   
Net Assets $1,605,190

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
Grants to Kolel Chibas Jerusalem $4,652,232 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 55.33 one star
2017-12 02/01/2019 65.97 one star
2016-12 03/01/2018 55.10 one star
2015-12 04/01/2017 53.55 zero star
2014-12 06/01/2016 47.22 zero star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 45.66 zero star
2013-12 06/01/2015 62.86 one star
2012-12 04/01/2014 54.46 zero star
2011-12 02/01/2013 64.19 one star
2010-12 03/01/2012 61.25 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 60.78 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 64.57 one star
2008-12 02/01/2010 70.49 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 65.55 one star
2006-12 11/01/2007 64.72 one star
2005-12 10/01/2006 66.19 one star
2004-12 01/01/2006 82.51 three stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 82.85 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 13-5655181
Name in IRS Master File KOLEL CHIBAS JERUSALEM
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(1) Church, synagogue, 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 March, 1950
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$308,000 4.28% Berish Rubin Executive Director

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Kolel Chibas Jerusalem (NY) 55.33 one star
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Charity Contact Info

Kolel Chibas Jerusalem
4802-A Twelfth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219
tel: (866) 787-4520
fax: (718) 633-5783
EIN: 13-5655181

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Board Leadership

Rabbi Berish Schapiro
President

CEO

Berish Rubin
Executive Director

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