Contact & General Information

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces
60 East 42nd Street
Suite 1820
New York, NY 10165
Tax Status: 501(c)3

Other Names

Friends of the IDF
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Stated Mission

To offer educational, cultural, recreational, social services, programs, and facilities that provide hope, purpose, and life-changing support for the soldiers who protect Israel and Jews worldwide.
Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/16

Program Percentage :  74 %

Calculated Total Expenses (rounded) :  $78,000,000 

A charity's Program % is the percentage of its cash budget it spends on Programs relative to Overhead (Fundraising and Management & General Expenses)

Cost to Raise $100 :  $ 10

Calculated Total Contributions (rounded) :  $104,000,000 

Cost to Raise $100 signifies how many dollars a charity spends on Fundraising to raise each $100 of Contributions.

Government Funding

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For the reporting year rated by CharityWatch, this charity received cash grants/contributions from government sources within a range of:

0% to 24%

Financial Documents

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces's rating is based on CharityWatch's in-depth analysis of the following documents for the fiscal year represented:

Entity Document Type Tax Id #
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces Audited Financial Statements 13-3156445
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces IRS Form 990 13-3156445

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