5. 2010 Budget

WHEREAS the Board of Governors, by resolution of February 22, 2010, approved the operating budget for unrestricted activities of the Jewish Agency for Israel for the Fiscal Year January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010 (hereinafter – “the February Budget”); and

WHEREAS the Executive, by resolution of May 16, 2010, recommended to the Board of Governors to increase the framework of the February Budget by $11.355 million; and

 

WHEREAS the Board of Governors has not yet acted on the Executive’s recommendation of May 16, 2010, and the Executive now wishes to amend its recommendation;

 

It is hereby resolved:

1.       To increase the framework of the operating budget for unrestricted activities of the Jewish Agency for Israel for the Fiscal Year January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010, so that the current aggregate amount of $263.650 million as approved in the February Budget is increased by $7.879 million to a total sum of $271.529 million and to apply changes from the February Budget as detailed below:

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Budget Changes from February Budget

 

 

 
 

Income:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keren Hayesod

 

 

2,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Income

 

 

10,355

 

 

 

 

 

 

[Increase in] Income contingency

 

 

-3,000

 

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

 

 

 

9,355

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fee for services

 

 

-1,476

 

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

 

 

 

7,879

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Budget Changes from February Budget

 

 

 
 

Changes in Operating Budget (not including fee for services):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reduction in the Exchange rate fluctuation reserve

 

 

-4,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cancellation of planned reduction in FSU infrastructure

 

 

500

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resources development and public affairs

 

 

-500

 

 

 

 

 

 

[Reduction in] Additional structural changes reduction [required]

 

 

745

 

 

 

 

 

 

[Reduction in] Additional cost reductions or income required to balance budget

 

 

12,610

 

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

 

 

 

9,355

 

 

 

Changes in Fee for services:

 

 

 

 

Immigration and Absorption Department

 

 

Preparation for Aliyah

 

 

-104

 

 

 

Absorption Centers

 

 

-2,000

 

 

 

Initial Furnishings for Ethiopian Olim

 

 

500

 

 

 

Various Integration activities

 

 

100

 

 

 

Rental Subsidy for New Immigrants

 

 

-500

 

 

 

Young Adults' Programs

 

 

280

 

 

 

Jewish Zionist Education Department

 

 

Former

Soviet Union - Ulpanim

 

 

28

 

 

 

Zionist Seminars

 

 

-50

 

 

 

Higher Education

 

 

2

 

 

 

Jewish Identity

 

 

19

 

 

 

Programs with Former
Soviet Union Emigrants

 

 

-20

 

 

 

MAKOM

 

 

54

 

 

 

Education activities in the World

 

 

20

 

 

 

Israel Department

 

 

Shape the future of
Israel
together- Other programs

 

 

95

 

 

 

Support Units

 

 

Worldwide Regional Management

 

 

100

 

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

 

 

 

-1,476

 

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

 

 

 

7,879

 

 

 

 

2.       To utilize $3.144 million out of the inflation reserve and to make additional budget transfers as detailed herein below:

 

 

Program

 

 

2010 Budget Changes from February Budget

 

 

Immigration and Absorption Department:

 

 

 

 

 

Rescue and Aliyah Encouragement

 

 

Raising Awareness of Aliyah

 

 

-108

 

 

Preparation for Aliyah

 

 

-79

 

 

Aliyah Encouragement Missions

 

 

12

 

 

Aliyah Shlichim

 

 

65

 

 

Overseas Local Staff

 

 

-10

 

 

Marketing & Publications of Programs

 

 

-10

 

 

Nefesh BeNefesh USA & AMI
France

 

 

275

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

145

 

 

Oleh Oriented Services

 

 

Oleh
ServiceCenter
-Global Center

 

 

25

 

 

Olim Flights

 

 

1,000

 

 

Geographic Domains

 

 

77

 

 

Aliyah-Klita Services

 

 

138

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

1,240

 

 

Initial Absorption Services

 

 

Absorption Centers

 

 

108

 

 

Initial Absorption In the Community

 

 

-102

 

 

Various Integration activities

 

 

-30

 

 

Grants for New Olim

 

 

125

 

 

Young Adults' Programs

 

 

129

 

 

Other Programs

 

 

-10

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

220

 

 

Departmental Representatives & Infrastructure

 

 

Representatives & infrastructure

 

 

21

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

21

 

 

Departmental Management

 

 

Management

 

 

-57

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

-57

 

 

General

 

 

Reduction to be Implemented

 

 

253

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

253

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

 

 

 

1,822

 

 

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

Program

 

 

2010 Budget Changes from February Budget

 

 

Jewish Zionist Education Department:

 

 

 

 

 

Rescue, basic assistance

 

 

Former
Soviet Union - Ulpanim

 

 

3

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

3

 

 


Israel
education, engagement and experiences for young Jews worldwide

 

 

Community Educators (Shlichim)

 

 

127

 

 

Training for Formal & Informal Educators

 

 

7

 

 

Volunteer Monitoring and Training

 

 

14

 

 

Summer/ Winter Camps (Former Soviet Union and the rest of the world)

 

 

49

 

 

Zionist Seminars

 

 

5

 

 

Higher Education

 

 

11

 

 

Youth & Students activities

 

 

142

 

 

Students activities

 

 

2

 

 

Programs with Former
Soviet Union Emigrants

 

 

-209

 

 

Experience Programs

 

 

13

 

 

MAKOM

 

 

3

 

 

Education activities in the World

 

 

304

 

 

Educational Tech bridge

 

 

33

 

 

R & D - Hebrew Language Study

 

 

75

 

 

Other Educators

 

 

1

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

577

 

 

Mutual connection and leadership

 

 

MACHON - Training for Formal/Informal Educators

 

 

6

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

6

 

 

Departmental representatives & infrastructure

 

 

Representatives & infrastructure

 

 

-218

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

-218

 

 

Departmental Management

 

 

Management

 

 

-123

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

-123

 

 

General

 

 

Reduction to be Implemented

 

 

185

 

 

Indirect costs

 

 

-150

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

35

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

 

 

 

280

 

 

 

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

Program

 

 

2010
Budget Changes from February Budget

 

 

Israel Department:

 

 

 

 

 

Jewish peoplehood and identity of young Israelis

 

 

Religious Streams

 

 

3

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

3

 

 

Invest in opportunities for children and youth

 

 

Educational Advancement - Atidim, Net@, Scientific Advancement for Ethiopian Olim & Other

 

 

11

 

 

Youth Aliyah

 

 

41

 

 

Youth Futures

 

 

122

 

 

Other Programs

 

 

150

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

324

 

 

Shape the future of
Israel
together

 

 

Partnership 2000

 

 

25

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

25

 

 

Priority regions

 

 

Developing Small-Business Initiatives

 

 

5

 

 

Scholarships

 

 

1

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

6

 

 

Departmental representatives & infrastructure

 

 

Representatives & infrastructure

 

 

72

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

72

 

 

Departmental Management

 

 

Management

 

 

-120

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

-120

 

 

General

 

 

Reduction to be Implemented

 

 

171

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

171

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

 

 

 

481

 

 

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

Program/ Unit

 

 

2010 Budget Changes from February Budget

 

 

Executive Offices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Office of the Chairman

 

 

21

 

 

Office of the Treasurer

 

 

12

 

 

Office of the Director General

 

 

12

 

 

Assembly

 

 

8-

 

 

General Assembly

 

 

18-

 

 

Board of Governors

 

 

2-

 

 

Secretary General

 

 

37

 

 

Total

 

 

54

 

 

Support units

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finance & Logistics

 

 

150

 

 

Spokesman

 

 

11

 

 

Deputy Director General

 

 

8

 

 

Human Resources and The Authority for Emissaries

 

 

19

 

 

Maintenance and Communications

 

 

195

 

 

Companies Bureau

 

 

12

 

 

Research and Planning

 

 

5

 

 

Chief Information Officer

 

 

6

 

 

Worldwide Regional Management

 

 

11

 

 


Israel
Merged Region

 

 

22

 

 

Former
Soviet Union Office

 

 

11

 

 

Office of the Ombudsman

 

 

5

 

 

Security Division

 

 

33

 

 

Comptroller's Office

 

 

12

 

 

Total

 

 

500

 

 

JAFI Wide Projects and Organizational Activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zionist Archive

 

 

70-

 

 

Improving of Quality Service

 

 

3

 

 

Assets Management Fees

 

 

4

 

 

Total

 

 

63-

 

 

 

Capital Budget

 

 

2010
Budget Changes from February Budget

 

 

Applications:

 

 

 

 

 

Renovation of absorption centers

 

 

-1,795

 

 

 

 

 

Activities centers upgrade in Former Soviet Union

 

 

-220

 

 

 

 

 

Jerusalem
InternationalConvention Center
development & planning

 

 

270

 

 

 

 

 

Fixed assets and general properties

 

 

-2,025

 

 

 

 

 

ERP- computerized finance system

 

 

120

 

 

 

 

 

Building in
Hungary

 

 

150

 

 

 

 

 

Reserve for expansion of Resources Development and Public Affairs

 

 

3,500

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

-

 

 

 

 

3.       To change the structure of the budget so that all Resources Development and Public Affairs expenses are grouped together in a separate expense grouping to be called “Resources Development and Public Affairs”. The budget lines to be included in this grouping are as follows:

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

Resources Development and Public Affairs*

 

 

2010 Updated Budget

 

 

June, 2010

 

 

Resources Development and Public Affairs **

 

 

1,731

 

 

Resources Development and Public Affairs -
Israel

 

 

3,512

 

 

Spirit of
Israel
*

 

 

650

 

 

Total***

 

 

5,893

 

 

* February budget restated

** Including relations with federations (JAFINA)

*** Full 2010 costs for Resources Development and Public Affairs will include additional amounts to be determined, but not exceeding $3.5 million which will be incurred by one or more corporations for resources development and public affairs benefiting the Jewish Agency and will be financed by advances to the corporations from the Capital Budget.

To reserve the sum of $3.5 million in the Capital Budget, to be released only upon the approval of Chairman of Budget and Finance and the Director General of Finance, to be available to provide financing to one or more corporations that will carry out expanded resources development and public affairs benefiting the Jewish Agency, to be repaid to the Capital Budget no later than 2012

 

 

 

 

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