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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
09/2014
Name:
Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America
Address:
1 Penn Plaza, Suite 6250
New York, NY 10119-0002
Phone:
800-469-2697
Year, State Incorporated:
1984, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" Founded in response to the Holocaust, and dedicated to providing an outstanding education for Israeli children, regardless of race, class or socio-economic background. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation of America (BTJ) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Boys Town Jerusalem is a residential school located within Israel's pre-1967 borders. It encompasses grades 7-12 and a two year College of Applied Engineering. Graduates receive a full academic high school diploma, qualifying them to enter any college-level institution. The curriculum, which is monitored and approved by Israel's Ministry of Education, combines the timeless values of Jewish heritage and advanced technology, while inspiring students to serve the State of Israel, as both soldiers and responsible citizens.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Ronald L Gray, Executive Vice President
Compensation*:
$336,982
Chair of the Board:
Robert Kaswell
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Real Estate
Board Size:
45
Paid Staff Size:
7



*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Direct mail appeals, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements, and monthly email newsletters.
Fund raising costs were 23.8% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $3,513,573, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)




Tax Status
 

              
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.




Financial
 

              
The following information is based on BTJ's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010.

Source of Funds  

Contributions

$2,927,852

Unrealized gain on investments

1,985,227

Interest and dividends

1,042,663

Legacies and bequests

519,967

Special Events

108,170

Change in value of beneficial interests in trusts

34,586

Change in value of split interest agreements

12,680

Direct costs special events

(42,416)

Realized gain / loss on investments

(134,956)

Total Income

$6,453,773

Program Expenses  

Program Expenses

$4,305,391
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

4,305,391
835,725
503,715

$5,644,831

$808,942




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 76%  Fund Raising: 15%  Administrative 9% 
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $31,216,695
Ending net assets 31,925,637
Total liabilities 468,885

Total assets

$32,394,522






 

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