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Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, North America

Providing financial support to students and faculty of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

three stars

87.65

404 Fifth Avenue Suite 7013
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 447-4333   Web Site
EIN: 22-2594099

Board Leadership
Deborah Shapira
Chair

CEO
Joshua Chadajo
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.65 three stars
  Financial 84.01 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Pardes Foundation provides financial support to the students and faculty members of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Israel. Founded in 1972, Pardes has a 30-year-long track record of producing caring Jewish laypeople and professionals with deep Jewish knowledge, a passion for Jewish living and openness to all Jews - the kind of Jews who every day become the cornerstones of enduring Jewish community wherever they go. The work of Pardes graduates demonstrates how potent the Pardes recipe is for reinvigorating Jewish life from the ground up. 500 overseas and local residents participate in Pardes learning programs in Jerusalem each year, including over 100 university graduates from the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine and the UK.

The American Pardes Foundation provides financial support to the students and faculty members of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Israel. Founded in 1972, Pardes has a 30-year-long track record of producing caring Jewish laypeople and professionals with deep Jewish knowledge, a passion for Jewish living and openness to all Jews - the kind of Jews who every day become the cornerstones of enduring Jewish community wherever they go. The work of Pardes graduates demonstrates how potent the Pardes recipe is for reinvigorating Jewish life from the ground up. 500 overseas and local residents participate in Pardes learning programs in Jerusalem each year, including over 100 university graduates from the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine and the UK.

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Financial

three stars

84.01

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, North America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, North America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, North America (NY) 87.65 three stars
Carson Scholars Fund (MD) 90.00 four stars
College Now Greater Cleveland (OH) 95.47 four stars
ACE Scholarships (CO) 96.35 four stars
Tri-County Scholarship Fund (NJ) 86.41 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,073,743
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,073,743
   Program Service Revenue $199,232
Total Primary Revenue $4,272,975
   Other Revenue $23,143
TOTAL REVENUE $4,296,118
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,781,222
   Administrative Expenses $504,300
   Fundraising Expenses $346,107
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,631,629
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-335,511
   
Net Assets $2,741,072

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
Financial and Managerial Support $3,781,222 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 12/01/2018 87.65 three stars
2016-08 02/01/2018 90.17 four stars
2015-08 08/01/2017 86.67 three stars
2015-08 02/01/2017 86.07 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 89.32 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/01/2015 90.11 four stars
2013-08 04/01/2015 79.32 two stars
2012-08 12/20/2013 91.97 four stars
2011-08 10/01/2012 82.07 three stars
2010-08 12/01/2011 82.08 three stars
2010-08 10/01/2011 79.00 two stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 88.98 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 92.52 four stars
2008-08 03/01/2010 96.69 four stars
2007-08 12/01/2008 94.03 four stars
2006-08 12/01/2007 89.30 three stars
2005-08 12/01/2006 89.93 three stars
2004-08 11/01/2005 95.46 four 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 22-2594099
Name in IRS Master File PARDES INSTITUTE OF JEWISH STUDIES NORTH AMERICA 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 (43) Other student aid
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 December, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$248,654 5.36% Joshua Chadajo Executive Director

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Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, North America (NY) 87.65 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, North America
404 Fifth Avenue
Suite 7013
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 447-4333
fax: (212) 447-4315
EIN: 22-2594099

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Board Leadership

Deborah Shapira
Chair

CEO

Joshua Chadajo
Executive Director

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