EIN 52-6081729

Hillel at the George Washington University

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The mission of gw Hillel is to provide an open, warm, and pluralistic environment in which students can shape their college experience by connecting socially, culturally, and spiritually to their judaism. Hillel aims to foster students' personal devel...
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: despite one quarter of the year being marked by the pandemic, in the 2019-2020 school year, gw Hillel staff reached 1,774 students. Of those, 307 engaged with gw Hillel 6 times or more, hitting a key metric for long-term engagement in commual life. Students participated in mentorship programs, leadership development, holiday events, educational opportunities, and more.

Who funds Hillel at the George Washington University

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The George Washington University (GWU)Subaward$2,355,000
Cyrus Katzen FoundationEndowment Fund$500,000
Maccabee Task Force FoundationCampus Education and Trip To Israel$129,553
...and 25 more grants received totalling $3,820,256

Personnel at Hillel at the George Washington University

Adena KirsteinExecutive Director$132,205
Louis MaybergChair$0
Briana BenaronFinance Chair$0
Melissa LandayFinance Chair / Treasurer$0
Jonatan Kaiser-BluethPast Executive Director$108,242

Financials for Hillel at the George Washington University

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,586,066
Program services$49,528
Investment income and dividends$939
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,613
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,638,146

Form 990s for Hillel at the George Washington University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-05990View PDF
2019-062020-09-01990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-09-27990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 2, 2022
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from Air-Pruning Technologies
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $2,355,000 from The George Washington University (GWU)
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
July 2, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
June 9, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Civic / social organizationsYouth development programsChapter / child organizationsCharities
Human servicesReligionChildren
ReligiousJewishState / local levelTax 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
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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
813410: Civic and Social Organizations
Parent/child status
Child within group exemption
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