American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc

American Friends of the Hebrew University Inc

New York, NY 10038
Tax ID13-1568923

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American Friends of the Hebrew University is a national, not-for-profit, 501(c)3 corporation. AFHU's mission is to strengthen the Hebrew University by helping to provide the academic and capital resources that ensure the latter's national and international pre-eminence in higher education and research. AFHU is further committed to perpetuating the intellectual and educational traditions of the Jewish people as embodied in the activities of, and resources at, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


The American Friends of the Hebrew University's (AFHU) primary exempt purpose is to promote, encourage, aid and advance higher and secondary education, research and training in all branches of knowledge in Israel and elsewhere, and to aid in the maintenance and development of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the state of Israel (the 'Hebrew University'). Grants awarded to Hebrew University include, but are not limited to, those for scholarships and fellowships, research, capital projects, faculty recruitment, and equipment.

Interesting data from their 2019 990 filing

According to the filing, the non-profit's mission is “American friends of the hebrew university (afhu) is a national, not-for-profit organization in support of the hebrew university of jerusalem, israel's foremost center of higher education and research. forging a meaningful partnership between american jewry and the people of israel, afhu helps to ensure the nation's well being by nurturing israel's greatest asset: the intellectual strength of its people. afhu's cultural and educational programs attract people from all walks of life, including the hebrew university and rothberg international school alumni, american scholars and scientists, and the general u.s. public. these programs, as well as afhu missions to israel and the hebrew university, promote greater understanding of the university's contributions in fields ranging from technology, medicine and law to agriculture, public policy and jewish studies. founded by the american philanthropist, felix m. warburg in 1925, afhu has been a central force in hebrew university's rise to inter”.

When referring to its actions, they were described as: “To support the hebrew university of jerusalem, israel's foremost center of higher education & research.”.

  • According to the law, the state of operation reported by the non-profit is NY.
  • As per the filing, the address of the non-profit for 2019 is ONE BATTERY PARK PLAZA 25TH FL, NEW YORK, NY, 100041435.
  • According to their form, the non-profit as of 2019 has a total of 85 employees.
  • Does not operate a hospital.
  • Does not operate a school.
  • Does not collect art.
  • Does not provide credit counseling.
  • Has foreign activities.
  • Is a donor advised fund.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $29,526,149.
  • The CEO compensation plan of the organization is determined by an independent party's review and approval.
  • The organization has a written policy that describes how long it will retain documents.
  • The organization has a foreign financial account.
  • The organization has 60 independent voting members.
  • The organization has a professional fund raiser.
  • The organization was formed in 1931.
  • The organization has a written policy that addresses conflicts of interest.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule B.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule J.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule O.
  • The organization pays $9,496,257 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $7,917,167 in fundraising expenses.
  • The organization provides Form 990 to its governing body.
  • The organization has minutes of its meetings.
  • The organization has a written whistleblower policy.
  • The organization has a business related family member transaction.
  • The organization has fundraising events.
  • The organization has grants to organizations.
  • The organization's financial statements were reviewed by an accountant.

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