According to the American Jewish World Service (AJWS) audit of April 30, 2020 (Note 3, Contributions and Contributions Receivable, Net):
"A significant portion of AJWS's total revenues and support, excluding donated services and goods, were provided by a single donor during the year ended April 30, 2020, and a single donor during the year ended April 30, 2019. These contributions amounted to 34% and 38%, respectively, of total revenues and support when donor-advised funds from one of the donors is included. When donor-advised contributions are excluded, such percentages were 30% and 33%, respectively."
According to the American Jewish World Service (AJWS) audit of April 30, 2020 (Note 14, Donated Services and Goods), AJWS received in-kind donated services and goods in fiscal 2020 on which it placed a total value of $558,018, including $343,243 in "Donated online-advertisement service."
[Note: CharityWatch generally excludes the value of in-kind (non-cash) donations of goods and services from its calculations of Program % and Cost to Raise $100. More information on how grades are calculated and the treatment of in-kind donations can be found on the Our Process page.]
According the American Jewish World Service (AJWS) audit of April 30, 2020 (Note 18, Loan Payable):
"On March 13, 2020, the United States declared a national emergency over the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security ('CARES') Act was passed by Congress and signed into law on March 27, 2020. ... Under the CARES Act, the Department of Treasury implemented the Small Business Administration's ('SBA') Paycheck Protection Program ('PPP'), which provides loans for businesses, nonprofits and other organizations with 500 or fewer employees that meet specific eligibility requirements. Under the Act, SBA may forgive loans if beneficiary organizations meet the criteria determined by the SBA. On April 6, 2020, AJWS applied for the SBA's PPP and was granted approval. AJWS received loan proceeds totaling $2,132,540 on April 10, 2020. AJWS is accounting for the loan monies received as a loan payable until such time the conditions for recognition as revenue have been satisfied."
According to the American Jewish World Service (AJWS) tax filing for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2020, AJWS reports re: Compensation, Supplemental Information (IRS Form 990, Schedule J, Part III):
Regarding severance payments to officers, directors, trustees, key employees and highest compensated employees (Schedule J, Part I, Line 4a):
"Jacqueline Hart, VP for Strategic Learning Res., received a separation payment of $28,560 during calendar year 2019. This amount is reported on Schedule J, Part II, Column B(iii) ['Other reportable compensation']."
[The reported total compensation for Jacqueline Hart in calendar year 2019 is $275,853.]
Regarding nonfixed payments to officers, directors, trustees, key employees and highest compensated employees (Schedule J, Part I, Line 7):
"The following individuals, listed in Part VII [Compensation of Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, Highest Compensated Employees, and Independent Contractors], received a non-fixed payment in the form of a bonus, during the year.Robert Bank – $10,247
Kristine Stallone – $3,704
Margo Bloom – $4,650
Stuart Schear – $3,672
Shari Turitz – $3,581
Jacqueline Hart – $7,500
Corey Lutsky – $2,500
Danielle Edwards – $2,500"
"AJWS values are focused around supporting a collaborative and performance-driven organizational culture. AJWS celebrates and rewards exemplary performance and staffs [sic] commitment to advancing its mission. The organization recognizes outstanding individual performance and contributions through performance recognition awards. All staff are eligible for recognition award consideration. Awards are based on contributions and achievements above and beyond the expectations of the individual's role and responsibilities."
The reported total compensation in calendar 2019 for the above-listed individuals that received a non-fixed bonus payment ranges from $382,700 to $190,710 (IRS Form 990, Schedule J, Part II).