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

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
08/2016
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:
Mr. Ronald L. Gray, Executive Vice President
Compensation*:
$351,064
Chair of the Board:
Mr. L. Robert Kaswell
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Real Estate - No Company Name
Co-Chair of the Board :
Mr. Josh S. Weston
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
CEO and Chief Operating Officer of ADP
Board Size:
49
Paid Staff Size:
5



*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, print advertisements (newspapers, magazines, etc.), grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements, cause-related marketing (i.e. affinity credit cards, consumer product sales, etc. that indicate purchases will benefit your organization), Monthly Email Newsletter
Fund raising costs were 20.4% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $4,252,313, 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, 2013.

Source of Funds  

Contributions

$3,152,966

Unrealized gain on investments

2,792,085

Legacies and bequests

1,055,091

Interest and dividends

702,573

Realized gain on investments

622,417

Special events

97,446

Change in value of split-interest agreements

15,751

Change in value of beneficial interests in trusts

(20,446)

Direct cost of special events

(53,190)

Total Income

$8,364,693

Program Expenses  

Boys Town Jerusalem Support and special projects

$4,715,980
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

4,715,980
867,556
583,494

$6,167,030

$2,197,663




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 77%  Fund Raising: 14%  Administrative 10% 
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Beginning net assets $31,255,315
Ending net assets 33,452,978
Total liabilities 458,475

Total assets

$33,911,453






 

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