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Columbia/Barnard Hillel

Working to sustain Jewish life on the campus of Columbia University

two stars

76.54

606 West 115th Street New York, NY 10025
tel: (212) 854-5111   Web Site
EIN: 23-7077182

Board Leadership
Stefanie Katz Rothman
President

CEO
Brian Cohen
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.54 two stars
  Financial 85.85 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jewish Campus Life Fund, established by alumni in 1929, works to sustain Jewish life on the campus of Columbia University. The Jewish Life Fund serves the students at Columbia University in New York City by sponsoring religious, cultural and social activities.

The Jewish Campus Life Fund, established by alumni in 1929, works to sustain Jewish life on the campus of Columbia University. The Jewish Life Fund serves the students at Columbia University in New York City by sponsoring religious, cultural and social activities.

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Financial

three stars

85.85

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
70.5%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.24
  Program Expenses Growth 13.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Columbia/Barnard Hillel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Columbia/Barnard Hillel on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Columbia/Barnard Hillel (NY) 76.54 two stars
FOCUS (Fellowship of Christians in Universities and Schools, Inc.) (CT) 98.80 four stars
Interfaith Youth Core (IL) 92.15 four stars
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA (WI) 89.63 three stars
Hillel of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 85.66 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,040,410
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $834,393
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,874,803
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,874,803
   Other Revenue $1,488,836
TOTAL REVENUE $3,363,639
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,561,026
   Administrative Expenses $415,097
   Fundraising Expenses $515,022
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,491,145
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-127,506
   
Net Assets $22,145,076

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
Sponsoring Student Life Activities $2,561,026 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 76.54 two stars
2017-06 03/01/2019 75.51 two stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 78.70 two stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 77.35 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 74.51 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 79.30 two stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 75.91 two stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 64.07 one star
2011-06 10/01/2012 64.93 one star
2010-06 09/20/2011 58.21 one star
 
CN 1.0
2008-08 03/01/2010 80.42 three stars
2007-08 03/01/2009 67.35 one star
2006-08 12/15/2007 71.09 two stars
2005-08 03/01/2007 44.19 zero star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-7077182
Name in IRS Master File COLUMBIA BARNARD HILLEL INC
NTEE Code X30
NTEE Classification Jewish
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious 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 December, 1970
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 Compensation from Affiliates
$199,229 5.70% Brian Cohen Executive Director $5,250

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Columbia/Barnard Hillel (NY) 76.54 two stars
Coalition for Christian Outreach (PA) 93.42 four stars
Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life (DC) 86.42 three stars
Hillel of Greater Philadelphia (PA) 85.66 three stars
DiscipleMakers (PA) 87.82 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Columbia/Barnard Hillel
606 West 115th Street
New York, NY 10025
tel: (212) 854-5111
fax: (212) 851-3012
EIN: 23-7077182

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Board Leadership

Stefanie Katz Rothman
President

CEO

Brian Cohen
Executive Director

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