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American Friends of IDC

Live in Israel, Study in English.

three stars

84.45

142 West 57th Street 11th Floor
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 213-5961   Web Site
EIN: 31-1577589

Board Leadership
Gil Tenzer
Chairman

CEO
Leslie Skyba
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.45 three stars
  Financial 88.95 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Friends of I.D.C. is the US fundraising arm of the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel. The IDC aims to train the future leaders of the State of Israel, to nurture a financial, political, technological, and legal leadership of the highest caliber. The Interdisciplinary Center's innovative approach is considerably different from that of other academic institutions in Israel in that it involves integrating disciplines and great responsibility to society. IDC enrolls over 7,000 graduate and undergraduate students from 90 countries with the goal of promoting leadership development, revolutionizing education, setting Israel's national agenda, reinventing Israeli government, and providing students with social mobility.

The American Friends of I.D.C. is the US fundraising arm of the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel. The IDC aims to train the future leaders of the State of Israel, to nurture a financial, political, technological, and legal leadership of the highest caliber. The Interdisciplinary Center's innovative approach is considerably different from that of other academic institutions in Israel in that it involves integrating disciplines and great responsibility to society. IDC enrolls over 7,000 graduate and undergraduate students from 90 countries with the goal of promoting leadership development, revolutionizing education, setting Israel's national agenda, reinventing Israeli government, and providing students with social mobility.

Financial

three stars

88.95

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

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)
96.6%
  Administrative Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of IDC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Friends of IDC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of IDC (NY) 84.45 three stars
Walnut Hills High School Alumni Foundation (OH) 86.01 three stars
Basic Fund (CA) 96.02 four stars
Home School Foundation (VA) 91.32 four stars
Israel Scholarship Education Foundation (NY) 86.29 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,552,324
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $340,883
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,893,207
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,893,207
   Other Revenue $-123,227
TOTAL REVENUE $9,769,980
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,788,149
   Administrative Expenses $301,425
   Fundraising Expenses $349,257
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,438,831
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-3,668,851
   
Net Assets $15,314,581

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
Academic Programs $5,968,103 46.7%
General Support $4,117,504 32.2%
Scholarships $2,516,542 19.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 84.45 three stars
2018-12 04/01/2020 89.39 three stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 86.56 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 86.56 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 83.73 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.56 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 86.56 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 83.68 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 76.52 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 83.16 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 83.37 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 70.99 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 78.29 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 77.44 two stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 95.66 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 99.78 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 99.72 four stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 99.53 four stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 96.59 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 31-1577589
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN FRIENDS OF I D C
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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, 1997
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
$149,712 1.11% Leslie Skyba Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Friends of IDC (NY) 84.45 three stars
American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (NY) 91.95 four stars
The Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation (FL) 92.20 four stars
Association of Graduates of the United States Air Force Academy (CO) 95.47 four stars
Palo Alto Partners in Education (CA) 87.62 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Friends of IDC
142 West 57th Street
11th Floor
New York, NY 10019
tel: (212) 213-5961
fax: (212) 213-6436
EIN: 31-1577589

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Board Leadership

Gil Tenzer
Chairman

CEO

Leslie Skyba
Executive Director

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