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Where Does $100 to the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Go?

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (also known as “The Joint” or the JDC) is a tax-exempt, non-profit 501 (c) (3) with about 150 employees in New York City, NY. The governing board – 169 independent board members although 173 board members are listed on the Form 990 (the difference appears to be due to timing issues – is comprised of 92 males and 81 females.

As one of the leading humanitarian organizations that works in 70 countries, the JDC works to rescue and provide aid to Jews in the advancement of Jewish life across the globe, primarily through awarding grants:  in 2019, 65% of revenue was used for grants. Read more »


Executive Compensation at the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is a 501 (c) (3) (AJJDC) based in New York City that describes itself as the “world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization.” Staffed with 169 employees who were compensated nearly $66 million (an average compensation of $391,000, which appears very high), the AJJDC reports 36 employees received more than $100,000 in compensation.  The 15 most highly compensated individuals were reported to be: Read more »