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7. Updating the 2011 Budget

WHEREAS the Board of Governors, by resolution of October 26, 2010, approved the operating budgets for activities financed by unrestricted funds, fee for services income and designated funds of the Jewish Agency for Israel for the Fiscal Year January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011 (collectively hereinafter – “the October Budget”); and

 

 

WHEREAS the Executive made changes to the October Budget in its resolution dated January 3, 2011, pursuant to the authorization given to it by the Board of Governors in its resolution of October 26, 2010, and proposed additional changes in its resolution dated February 20, 2011;

 

 

It is hereby resolved:

 

1.       To increase the operating budgets of the Jewish Agency for Israel for the Fiscal Year January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011, so that the current aggregate amount of $325.348M is increased by $2.762M and to apply the increased framework, as detailed in the changes from the October Budget set out below:

 

 

 

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

 

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

Income:

 

Unrestricted Funds

 

Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) collective

2,000

Other Donations

500

Total

2,500

Fee For Services

62

Designated Funds

200

Grand Total

2,762

 

 


U.S. dollars in thousands

 

 

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

Operating Budget:

 

Changes in budget financed by Unrestricted Funds:

 

General

[Reduction in] Unallocated cost reductions required to balance budget

2,000

Jewish Zionist Education Department

Youth activities

500

Subtotal

2,500

Changes in budget financed by Fee for services:

 

Immigration and Absorption Department

Preparation for Aliyah

-151

Aliyah Shlichim

-40

Infrastructure Abroad

-66

Absorption Centers

591

Young Adults' Programs

-270

Student Authority

-4

Jewish Zionist Education Department

MACHON - Young Leadership Training

-151

Ulpanim

127

Jewish Literacy Programming (including Higher Education)

-37

Programs with FSU Emigrants

10

FSU Infrastructure and Regional Operations

53

Subtotal

62

Changes in budget financed by Designated Funds:

 

Board of Governors

200

Subtotal

200

Grand Total

2,762

     

 

2.       With regard to the amount of $3.811M shown in the attached budget as "Unallocated cost reductions required to balance budget", the Chairman of Budget and Finance, working with the Director General of JAFI and the Director General of the Finance Department, after consultation with the Chairman of the Executive and the Chair of the Board of Governors, is hereby directed to prepare and submit to the Executive a program of budget transfers sufficient to allocate $3.811M of cost reductions. This program is to be submitted to the Executive for adoption no later than March 31, 2011.

 


3.       To make additional budget transfers in the budget for activities financed by unrestricted funds, at the joint request of the Operational Departments and the Finance Department (such departments being those in existence at February 18, 2011), and as approved by the Executive, as detailed below:

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

Immigration and Absorption Department

 

Promoting and Preparing for Aliyah

Raising Awareness of Aliyah

-608

Preparation for Aliyah

-492

Aliyah Encouragement Missions

-309

Aliyah Shlichim

-402

Overseas Local Staff

-920

Aliyah Encouragement in Israel

-108

Marketing & Publications of Programs

-869

Infrastructure Abroad

-1,396

Other Programs (includes exchange rate fluctuation reserve)

117

Total

-4,987

Oleh Oriented Services

Oleh Service Center -Global Center

-41

Geographic Domains

-335

Aliyah-Klita Services

-1,164

Total

-1,540

Initial Absorption Services

Absorption Centers

-173

Initial Absorption In the Community

-185

Various Integration activities

-165

Grants for New Olim

-24

Young Adults' Programs

-326

Student Authority

-20

National Project for Ethiopian Absorption

-300

Other Programs (includes exchange rate fluctuation reserve)

28

Total

-1,165

Departmental Management

Departmental Management

114

Total

114

General

[Elimination of] Reduction to be Implemented

2,129

Total

2,129

Total

-5,449

 

     


U.S. dollars in thousands

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

Jewish Zionist Education Department

 

Educators

Community Educators (Shlichim)

-100

Youth Movement Educators (Shlichim)

-200

Israeli Teachers - Supplemental Costs

-60

Pre Shlichut Cost - Senior educators

-484

Pre Shlichut Costs, Training and Ongoing Supervision (young shlichim)

-12

Security for Educators

64

Israeli counselors in Summer Camps -  North America

155

Israeli Educators - Zionist Seminars (Short - Term)

53

Education Department Representatives Worldwide

-70

Total

-654

Mutual connection and leadership

MACHON - Young Leadership Training

20

Total

20

Education Experiences in Israel

Masa

-2,000

Total

-2,000

Community partnerships

MAKOM

-206

Educational Activities Around the World

-117

Security for Educational Activities

33

Desks and Regional Offices

-108

Educational Technological Bridge

10

Jewish Education Research and Development

-116

Total

-504

Educational Activities in Former Soviet Union (FSU)

Youth activities

-49

Student Activities

-1

Pre and Post Israel Experience Programs

-18

Ulpanim

-1

Israeli Educators (Shlichim)

-200

Programs with FSU Emigrants

6

Other Programs (FSU)

-9

FSU Infrastructure and Regional Operations

-629

Total

-901

Other

Other Programs (includes exchange rate fluctuation reserve)

62

Total

62

Departmental Management

Departmental Management

-235

Total

-235

General

[Elimination of] Reduction to be Implemented

3,702

Indirect costs

-90

Total

3,612

Grand Total

-600

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

Israel Department

 

Invest in opportunities for youth at risk

Youth Futures

-43

Youth Aliyah Villages

-614

Educational Advancement - Atidim, Net@ and Scientific Advancement for Ethiopian Olim

-270

Other Programs (includes exchange rate fluctuation reserve)

184

Total

-743

Shape the future of Israel together

Partnership 2000

-747

Other Programs (includes exchange rate fluctuation reserve)

54

Total

-693

Priority regions

Young Communities

23

Developing Small-Business Initiatives

-43

Scholarships

17

Strengthening the Priority Regions

-100

Total

-103

Jewish people hood and identity of young Israelis

Religious Streams

-230

Total

-230

Departmental Management

Departmental Management

-224

Total

-224

General

[Reduction in] Reduction to be Implemented

2,089

Total

2,089

Grand Total

96

 

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

JAFI Wide Projects and Organizational Activities

 

Former Prisoners of Zion

-353

Connecting JAFI to Israel Society

-470

Activities with the Former Soviet Union Community

-10

Jewish People Policy Planning Institute

-55

World Jewish Restitution Organization

-18

Zionist Archive

-16

Other Depreciation

-35

Measurement of performance

-19

Improving of Quality Service

-8

Lobbyist in the Knesset

-6

Other Programs (includes exchange rate fluctuation reserve)

-228

[Elimination of] Reduction to be Implemented

548

Grand Total

-670

 

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

Executive Offices, Support Units and Resources Development and Public Affairs

 

Executive Offices

Office of the Deputy Chairperson of the Executive

200

Board of Governors

65

Secretary General

37

Total

302

Support Units

Chief Information Officer

-370

Israel Merged Region

-72

Former Soviet Union Office

-369

Comptroller's Office

43

ERP and HR

370

Total

-398

Resources Development and Public Affairs

Jewish Agency International Development

1,716

Total

1,716

Grand Total

1,620

 

 

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

Program

2011 Budget Changes from October 2010

Summary and General

All abovementioned changes

-5,003

[Reduction in] Unallocated cost reductions required to balance budget

5,003

Grand Total

0

 


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