JERUSALEM INSTITUTE FOR MARKET STUDIES INC

Address
Koveshei Katamon 9/10
Jerusalem, Jerusalem 92567
IS
Contact
Website: http://www.jims-israel.org
Phone: +1 (054) 765-0125
Nonprofit
NTEE: Q30 - International Development, Relief Services
EIN: 20-0105601

Mission

The Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies (JIMS) is an independent, nonprofit economic policy think tank whose mission is to promote social progress in Israel through economic freedom and individual liberty.The Institute educates the Israeli public to free market economics.
 201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2003
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeCorporation
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00$0.00$0.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$0.00$0.00
Number of employees000
Number of people compensated >$100k000
Number of volunteers222
Number of highly compensated contractors000
Personnel
Sauer, Robert
TitlePresidentPresidentPresident
Name of key/compensated personRobert SauerRobert SauerRobert Sauer
Average hours per week working for org055.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs000
Siegel, Don
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated personDon SiegelDon SiegelDon Siegel
Average hours per week working for org000
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs000
Stein, Gabriel
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated personGabriel SteinGabriel SteinGabriel Stein
Average hours per week working for org000
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs000
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesThe Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies (JIMS) is an independent, nonprofit economic policy think tank whose mission is to promote social progress in Israel through economic freedom and individual liberty.The Institute educates the Israeli public to free market economics.The Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies (JIMS) is an independent, nonprofit economic policy think tank whose mission is to promote social progress in Israel through economic freedom and individual liberty.The Institute educates the Israeli public to free market economics.The Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies (JIMS) is an independent, nonprofit economic policy think tank whose mission is to promote social progress in Israel through economic freedom and individual liberty.The Institute educates the Israeli public to free market economics.
Program expenses (total)$233,000.00$271,000.00$322,000.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Center for Data Analysis and the Israel Panel Study of Opinion Dynamics (IPSOD).
Program expenses$30,000.00$30,000.00$32,000.00
Grants and allocations made$27,000.00$27,000.00$28,000.00
Program revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program descriptionCenter for Data Analysis and the Israel Panel Study of Opinion Dynamics (IPSOD).Center for Data Analysis and the Israel Panel Study of Opinion Dynamics (IPSOD).Center for Data Analysis and the Israel Panel Study of Opinion Dynamics (IPSOD).
Center for Public Policy: CPP at JIMS disseminates position papers to Israel's lawmakers, journalists, and the general public on economic issues currently being discussed in the Knesset. Our position papers are often cited on television, written press and in Knesset committees. All the positions papers are available for free download at Jims' website. In 2016, more than 10 papers were written or updated and disseminated to the public.
Program expenses$112,000.00$128,000.00$135,000.00
Grants and allocations made$83,000.00$85,000.00$84,500.00
Program revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program descriptionCenter for Public Policy: CPP at JIMS disseminates position papers to Israel's lawmakers, journalists, and the general public on economic issues currently being discussed in the Knesset. Our position papers are often cited on television, written press and in Knesset committees. All the positions papers are available for free download at Jims' website. In 2016, more than 10 papers were written or updated and disseminated to the public.Center for Public Policy: CPP at JIMS disseminates position papers to Israel's lawmakers, journalists, and the general public on economic issues currently being discussed in the Knesset. Our position papers are often cited on television, written press and in Knesset committees. All the positions papers are available for free download at Jims' website. In 2015, a dozen papers were written and disseminated to the public.Center for Public Policy: CPP at JIMS disseminates position papers to Israel's lawmakers, journalists, and the general public on economic issues currently being discussed in the Knesset. Our position papers are often cited on television, written press and in Knesset committees. All the positions papers are available for free download at Jims' website. In 2014, a dozen papers were written and disseminated to the public.
The institute organized students seminars and public lectures open to the public without charge.
Program expenses$35,000.00$43,000.00$45,000.00
Grants and allocations made$5,000.00$5,000.00$3,500.00
Program revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program descriptionThe institute organized students seminars and public lectures open to the public without charge.The institute organized students seminars and public lectures open to the public without charge.The institute organized students seminars and public lectures open to the public without charge.
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$282,700.00$324,400.00$400,540.00
Program services (total functional expenses)$233,000.00$271,000.00$322,000.00
Management & general (total functional expenses)$41,800.00$45,000.00$70,610.00
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$7,900.00$8,400.00$7,930.00
Revenue
Total revenue$330,000.00$392,500.00$409,800.00
Program service revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$330,000.00$392,500.00$409,800.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment income$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$330,000.00$392,500.00$409,800.00
Gross receipts$330,000.00$392,500.00$409,800.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from federated campaigns$0.00$0.00$0.00
Contributions revenue from membership dues$0.00$12,500.00$12,800.00
Revenue from fundraising events$0.00$0.00$0.00
Contributions from related organizations$0.00$0.00$0.00
Revenue from gov't grants$0.00$0.00$0.00
Revenue from all other contributions$330,000.00$380,000.00$397,000.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total) $0.00 
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net revenue from gaming (total) $0.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments $0.00 
Net rental income $0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events $0.00 
Net inventory sales (total) $0.00 
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Legal fees (total)$2,200.00$2,400.00$2,300.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$16,300.00$19,300.00$18,210.00
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounting service fees (total)$1,700.00$1,300.00$1,500.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$161,220.00$113,920.00$45,820.00
Total assets, beginning of year$113,920.00$45,820.00$36,560.00
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$0.00$0.00$0.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$0.00$0.00$0.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net assets$161,220.00$113,920.00$45,820.00
Net assets, beginning of year$113,920.00$45,820.00$36,560.00
Bond liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other assets$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$0.00$0.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$161,220.00$113,920.00$45,820.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$113,920.00$45,820.00$36,560.00
Investments: program-related$0.00$0.00$0.00
Escrow or custodial account liability$0.00$0.00$0.00
Loans and other payables to key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00
Grants payable$0.00$0.00$0.00
Inventories for sale or use$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$47,300.00$68,100.00$9,260.00
Advertising (total)$5,500.00$15,600.00$16,600.00
Savings & temp cash investment$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$0.00$0.00$0.00
Deferred revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$0.00  
Secured mortgages and notes payable$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total net assets or fund balances$161,220.00$113,920.00$45,820.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$0.00 $0.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00 $0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members333
Number of independent voting members332
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
Accounting methodCashCashCash
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990990
Date e-filing submitted2017-10-182016-11-022015-09-17
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.0
Filing identifier201702259349300800201612029349300721201542219349300404
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