EIN 52-6081729

Hillel at the George Washington University

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GW Hillel provides Jewish students a pluralistic environment for connecting socially, culturally, and spiritually to their heritage. Educational opportunities enrich personal development.
Related structure
Hillel at the George Washington University is child organization, under the parent exemption from Hillel International.
Also known as...
Hillel the Foundation for Jewish Campus Life; George Washington University
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Program areas at Hillel at the George Washington University

Jewish education and israel fellow: gw Hillel offers a number of educational opportunities for students to learn about their rich history and tradition. Students participate in one-time classes, weekly sessions, fellowships that span semesters with a cohort, and more. Additionally, we aim to lace education into all we do in a meaningful and substantive way. This charge is led by our senior jewish educator, rabbi dan epstein, hired in the summer of 2016.each year, gw Hillel hosts an israel fellow through the jewish agency for israel. This individual is charged with creating space for students to understand their relationship to the country, taking shape through campus events, trips, hebrew language practice, and more.
Capital campaign: capital campaign expenses for the new building. the new building will be used for running programs, host religious services etc.
Engagement: this year our programming and engagement was enhanced by returning to campus post covid, and having the opportunity to use our new space. During the 2021-2022 school year gw Hillel staff reached 1501 people through programming, building use, and one on one interactions. Of those 274 engaged with gw Hillel 6 times or more, hitting a key metric for long term engagement in communal life. Students participated in mentorship programs, leadership development, holiday events, social programming, educational opportunities, and more.

Who funds Hillel at the George Washington University

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (JFGW)See Part Iv, Type E$122,326
Hillel InternationalProgram Grant$61,324
The George Washington University (GWU)Joint Fundraising Campaign$35,000
...and 6 more grants received

Personnel at Hillel at the George Washington University

Adena KirsteinExecutive Director$151,067
Briana BenaronFinance Chair$0
Louis MaybergBoard Chair$0
Melissa LandayFinance Chair / Treasurer$0
Jonatan Kaiser-BluethPast Executive Director$108,242

Financials for Hillel at the George Washington University

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,620,171
Program services$42,409
Investment income and dividends$1,715
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$16,822
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-287,727
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$43,219
Total revenues$1,436,609

Form 990s for Hillel at the George Washington University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2021-062022-01-26990View PDF
2020-062021-05-05990View PDF
2019-062020-09-01990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

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Boston University HillelBoston, MA$1,819,519
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Data update history
May 9, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $35,000 from The George Washington University (GWU)
March 28, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
July 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from Air-Pruning Technologies
September 28, 2021
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $2,500 from Adams Cowan Foundation
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $2,355,000 from The George Washington University (GWU)
Nonprofit Types
Youth development programsChapter / child organizationsCharities
Human servicesReligionChildren
ReligiousJewishState / local levelReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
2300 H St NW
Washington, DC 20037
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
District of Columbia, DC
Website URL
(202) 994-5090
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
O55: Youth Development-Religious Leadership
NAICS code, primary
813110: Religious Organizations
Parent/child status
Child within group exemption
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