Hillel The Foundation For Jewish Campus Life

Organization Overview

Hillel The Foundation For Jewish Campus Life is located in Austin, TX. The organization was established in 1993. According to its NTEE Classification (B11) the organization is classified as: Single Organization Support, under the broad grouping of Education and related organizations. As of 06/2019, Hillel The Foundation For Jewish Campus Life employed 31 individuals. This organization is a subordinate organization within an affiliated group for tax-exemption purposes.

For the year ending 06/2019, Hillel The Foundation For Jewish Campus Life generated $1.9m in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 1.8% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $1.9m during the year ending 06/2019. While expenses have increased by 5.7% per year over the past 5 years. They've been increasing with an increasing level of total revenue. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990 Filing

TAX YEAR

2019

Describe the Organization's Mission:

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TEXAS HILLEL FOUNDATION SEEKS TO ENRICH THE LIVES OF JEWISH UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS SO THAT THEY MAY ENRICH THE JEWISH PEOPLE AND THE WORLD.

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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ISRAEL EDUCATION/TEXANS FOR ISRAEL (TFI) - TFI IS ONE OF OUR STRONGEST AND MOST ACTIVE MICRO-COMMUNITIES. ITS LEADERSHIP AND PARTICIPANTS PARTNER WITH OTHER STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS AND CAMPUS LEADERS TO CREATE ALLIES FOR THE AMERICAN-ISRAEL RELATIONSHIP. OUR JEWISH AGENCY FOR ISRAEL FELLOW DOES TAGLIT-BIRTHRIGHT ISRAEL RECRUITMENT AND FOLLOW-THROUGH, STAFFS THE TRIP, ENGAGES STUDENTS ONE-ON-ONE AND PREPARES THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN THOUGHTFUL DISCUSSIONS IN SUPPORT OF ISRAEL. WE SPONSOR ONGOING CONVERSATIONS AND PROGRAMMING AROUND ISRAEL AND STUDY CURRENT EVENTS THROUGH A JEWISH LENS. THESE HELP TO NORMALIZE PEOPLE'S UNDERSTANDINGS OF JUDAISM AND ISRAEL BY RELATING THESE TOPICS TO STUDENTS' EXISTING INTEREST, BUILDING STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS WITH OTHER CAMPUS GROUPS AND SERVING AS THE PRO-ISRAEL VOICE AT UT-AUSTIN. A HIGHLIGHT OF THE YEAR IS OUR ANNUAL ISRAEL BLOCK PARTY, THE LARGEST CAMPUS-BASED PRO-ISRAEL GATHERING IN THE REGION, WHICH ATTRACTS THOUSANDS OF SUTDENTS AND MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY. THROUGH THE NEWLY FORMED TFI SOCIAL MEDIA COMMITTEE, STUDENTS ARE TRAINED TO UTILIZE VARIOUS SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS TO IMPLEMENT CREATIVE OUTREACH METHODS SO THAT THEY CAN STRENGTHEN SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL THROUGH INCREASED CONTRACTS.


ISRAEL JEWISH LIFE AND LEARNING - WE OFFER THREE STUDENT-LED CONSERVATIVE, ORTHODOX AND REFORM SERVICES ON SHABBAT AND HOLIDAYS, FREE KOSHER DINNER EVERY SHABBAT, AND HOST ONGOING JEWISH LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES, INCLUDING JEWISH LEARNING FELLOWSHIP (ENGAGES STUDENTS WITH THE TEXT AND CONCEPTS OF THEIR JEWISH HERITAGE IN A MATURE AND SOPHISTICATED MANNER). HOLIDAY WORSHIP AND LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDING ROSH HASHANAH, YOM KIPPUR, SUKKOT, PURIM, SIMCHAT TORAH AND PASSOVER.


CULTIVATING COMMUNITY - WE HOST NUMEROUS EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE ACADEMIC YEAR, WITH THE PURPOSE OF CREATING AN ONGOING CONTACT AMONG THE STUDENTS AND TO TEXAS HILLEL. SUCH EVENTS INCLUDE FRESHMAN CHILL, MOVE IN BRUNCH, LABOR DAY BBQ, SUKKAH ACTIVATES, HANUKKAH PARTY AND CANDLE LIGHTING IN THE RESIDENCE HALLS, HUNGARY REUNION, SCHMOOZE WITH THE JEWS (INFORMAL WEEKLY GATHERING WITH STUDENTS AND TEXAS HILLEL STAFF) AND GRAD STUDENTS' EVENTS. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/NETWORKING - LAUNCHING LONGHORNS, OUR UNIQUE AND SUCCESSFUL INITIATIVE, CONSISTS OF A GROUP OF STUDENTS THAT ARE CERTIFIED BY UT'S LEADERSHIP AND ETHICS INSTITUTE (LEI) AND RECEIVES ONE-ON-ONE MENTORING BY EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONALS AND VOLUNTEERS IN THE NON-PROFIT AND PUBLIC SECTOR. THEY LEARN TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE THROUGH INTERNSHIPS SECURED IN THE NON-PROFIT SECTOR. STUDENTS ATTEND A VARIETY OF LEADERSHIP AND SOCIAL JUSTICE LECTURES, PANELS AND PARTICIPATE IN FACILITATED LEARNING CENTERED AROUND JEWISH TOPICS OF THEIR CHOOSING.


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Board, Officers & Key Employees

Name (title)Compensation
Maiya Chard-Yaron
Executive Director
$131,440
Ian Spechler
President
$0
Nora Lieberman
Vice President
$0
Michael Abkowitz
Vice President
$0
Jim Sud
Immediate Past President
$0
Steven Finkelman
Treasurer
$0

Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Total Revenue from Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar$1,703,262
Investment income $0
Tax Exempt Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Net Rental Income $16,239
Net Gain/Loss on Asset Sales $0
Net Income from Fundraising Events $0
Net Income from Gaming Activities $15,500
Net Income from Sales of Inventory $0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Total Revenue $1,861,948

Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 8 grants that Hillel The Foundation For Jewish Campus Life has recieved totaling $720,589.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
$192,000
$192,000
Jewish Federation Of Greater Dallas

Dallas, TX

PURPOSE: Charitable Giving

$107,953
Maccabee Task Force Foundation

Las Vegas, NV

PURPOSE: Campus Education and Trip to Israel

$105,798
Hillel The Foundation For Jewish Campus Life

Washington, DC

PURPOSE: PROGRAM GRANT

$77,338
National Philanthropic Tr

Jenkintown, PA

PURPOSE: RELIGION

$20,000
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Endowment Analysis

Beg. Balance$1,543,885
Earnings$63,690
Admin Expense$30,000
Net Contributions$5,000
Grants$51,143
Ending Balance$1,531,432

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