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Bend the Arc - A Jewish Partnership for Justice

CharityWatch report issued
September 2019

Top-Rated Charity
A-
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
 
77%
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
 
$10
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

Bend the Arc - A Jewish Partnership for Justice
330 7th Ave.
Suite 1902
New York, NY 10001

Other Names

Jewish Fund for Justice

Tax Status

501(c)3

Stated Mission

To deeply engage Jews in sustained action that manifests our tradition of working to heal and repair the world, and to create a powerful, widely recognized Jewish voice championing equality & justice for disenfranchised residents of our nation.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 06/30/2018

Program Percentage: 77%

The percentage of Bend the Arc - A Jewish Partnership for Justice's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).

$3,700,000

Calculated Total Expenses

(rounded)

 

Cost to Raise $100: $10

How many dollars Bend the Arc - A Jewish Partnership for Justice spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.

$5,000,000

Calculated Total Contributions

(rounded)

Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources

 

Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice IRS Form 990 52-1332694
Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice Audited Financial Statements 52-1332694
Entity: Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 52-1332694
Entity: Bend the Arc-A Jewish Partnership for Justice
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 52-1332694

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
This charity is Top-Rated
What does it mean to be Top-Rated?
 
Bend the Arc - A Jewish Partnership for Justice
meets governance benchmarks.
 
Bend the Arc - A Jewish Partnership for Justice
meets transparency benchmarks.
Transparency
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy

  Name Title Compensation
1 Stosh Cotler CEO $250,730
2 Mark Mildner CFO $137,033
3 Jonathan Lipman Chief Strategy Officer $136,597
1
Name: Stosh Cotler
Title: CEO
Compensation: $250,730
2
Name: Mark Mildner
Title: CFO
Compensation: $137,033
3
Name: Jonathan Lipman
Title: Chief Strategy Officer
Compensation: $136,597

CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.

According to the Bend the Arc - A Jewish Partnership for Justice (BTA-JPJ) audit of June 30, 2018 (Note 4, Related Party):

"BTA-JPJ has amounts due from Bend the Arc Jewish Action, a related party, totaling $294,929...as of June 30, 2018...

"BTA-JPJ made a grant of $600,000 to Bend the Arc Jewish Action during the year ended June 30, 2018."

[Note: CharityWatch's rating of Bend the Arc - A Jewish Partnership for Justice does not include the financial activities of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization (tax ID #46-0539726). CharityWatch does not rate Bend the Arc Jewish Action at this time.]


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