5. Updating the 2011 Budget

WHEREAS the Board of Governors, by resolution of February 22, 2011, 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 (hereinafter – “the February Budget”); and

 

WHEREAS the February Budget showed $3.811M as "Unallocated cost reductions required to balance budget" for the said Fiscal Year; and

 

WHEREAS the Board of Governors in the said resolution directed the Chairman of Budget and Finance, the Director General of JAFI and the Director General of the Finance Department to submit to the Executive a program of budget transfers sufficient to allocate $3.811M of cost reductions; and

 

WHEREAS the Executive, by resolutions of June 15 and June 28, 2011, approved  implementation of the above budget transfers in order to achieve net cost reductions totaling the sum of $3.811M; and

 

WHEREAS the February Budget included a budget line totaling $6.026M to cover inflation, and it is now proposed to allocate $3.728M of this amount among the appropriate budget lines;

 

It is hereby resolved:

 

To increase the framework of the operating budget of the Jewish Agency for


Israel
for the Fiscal Year January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011, so that the current aggregate amount of $328.110 million as approved in the February Budget is increased by $2.487 million to a total sum of $330.597 million and to apply the changes detailed below:

 

U.S. dollars in thousands

 

Income

 

 

Total Changes from Feb. Budget

 

 

Unrestricted Funds:

 

 

 

 

 

Other Income- Additional unbudgeted income

 

 

1,500

 

 

Other Income- Youth Aliyah Villages- Income from GOI

 

 

-1,750

 

 

Other Income- Union Contribution

 

 

1,250

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

 

 

 

1,000

 

 

Fee for Services:

 

 

 

 

 

UIA – US Government Grant

 

 

-1,250

 

 

Immigration & Absorption Department*

 

 

-347

 

 

Jewish Zionist Education Department*

 

 

72

 

 

Israel Department*

 

 

50

 

 

Amigour social housing

 

 

2,962

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

1,487

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

2,487

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

Expenditure

 

 

 

 

 

Total Changes from Feb. Budget

 

 

Operating Budget financed by unrestricted funds

 

 

Immigration & Absorption Department*:

 

 

 

 

 

Preparation for Aliyah

 

 

-3

 

 

Aliyah Encouragement Missions

 

 

-30

 

 

Aliyah Shlichim

 

 

74

 

 

Overseas Local Staff

 

 

14

 

 


Gondar
Compound

 

 

-2,384

 

 

Infrastructure Abroad

 

 

-14

 

 

Promoting and Preparing for Aliyah – other programs

 

 

202

 

 

Oleh
ServiceCenter
-Global Center

 

 

34

 

 

Geographic Domains

 

 

93

 

 

Aliyah-Klita Services

 

 

176

 

 

Absorption Centers

 

 

1,333

 

 

Initial Absorption In the Community

 

 

-45

 

 

Various Integration activities

 

 

-140

 

 

Grants for New Olim

 

 

-30

 

 

Young Adults' Programs

 

 

31

 

 

Initial Absorption Services - other programs

 

 

-60

 

 

Departmental Management

 

 

-93

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

-842

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expenditure (Continuation)

 

 

 

 

 

Total Changes from Feb. Budget

 

 

Jewish Zionist Education Department*:

 

 

 

 

 

Youth Movement Educators (Shlichim)

 

 

180

 

 

Pre Shlichut Cost - Senior educators

 

 

24

 

 

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

 

 

13

 

 

Security for Educators

 

 

-100

 

 

Israeli counselors in Summer Camps - 
North America

 

 

10

 

 

Israeli Educators - Zionist Seminars (Short - Term)

 

 

2

 

 

Education Department Representatives Worldwide

 

 

80

 

 

MACHON - Young Leadership Training

 

 

6

 

 

Masa

 

 

-900

 

 

Lapid

 

 

-120

 

 

MAKOM

 

 

-26

 

 

Educational Activities Around the World

 

 

-98

 

 

Security for Educational Activities

 

 

33

 

 

Desks and Regional Offices

 

 

19

 

 

Educational Technological Bridge

 

 

4

 

 

Jewish Education Research and Development

 

 

-10

 

 

Youth activities

 

 

7

 

 

Summer/ Winter Camps (FSU)

 

 

13

 

 

Student Activities

 

 

1

 

 

Pre and Post
Israel
Experience Programs

 

 

5

 

 

Ulpanim

 

 

2

 

 

Programs with FSU Emigrants

 

 

5

 

 

FSU Infrastructure and Regional Operations

 

 

407

 

 

Other- Other Programs

 

 

61

 

 

Departmental Management

 

 

30

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

-352

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

Expenditure (Continuation)

 

 

 

 

 

Total Changes from Feb. Budget

 

 

Israel Department*:

 

 

 

 

 

Youth Futures

 

 

14

 

 

Youth Aliyah Villages

 

 

121

 

 

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

 

 

-36

 

 

Partnership 2000

 

 

53

 

 

Young Communities

 

 

9

 

 

Developing Small-Business Initiatives

 

 

6

 

 

Scholarships

 

 

2

 

 

Beit Hatefutsot

 

 

-32

 

 

Religious Streams

 

 

-106

 

 

Departmental Management

 

 

159

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

190

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JAFI Wide Projects and Organizational activities:

 

 

 

 

 

Former Prisoners of
Zion

 

 

152

 

 

Nativ - Soldier Conversion

 

 

-81

 

 

Activities with the Former
Soviet Union Community

 

 

-68

 

 

Jewish People Policy Planning Institute

 

 

-14

 

 

World Jewish Restitution Organization

 

 

-10

 

 

Zionist Archive

 

 

-4

 

 

Pensions and Grants

 

 

94

 

 

Assets Management Fees

 

 

-103

 

 

Other Depreciation

 

 

-20

 

 

Measurement of performance

 

 

-11

 

 

Improving of Quality Service

 

 

-3

 

 

President's Conference

 

 

-10

 

 

New Initiatives

 

 

475

 

 

Contingency

 

 

-8

 

 

Inflation

 

 

-3,728

 

 

Other Programs

 

 

-19

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

-3,358

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expenditure (Continuation)

 

 

 

 

 

Total Changes from Feb. Budget

 

 

Executive Offices:

 

 

Office of the Chairman

 

 

55

 

 

Office of the Director General

 

 

19

 

 

Assembly

 

 

-1

 

 

General Assembly

 

 

-38

 

 

Board of Governors

 

 

-1

 

 

Secretary General

 

 

45

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

79

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Support Units:

 

 

 

 

 

Finance & Logistics

 

 

450

 

 

Spokesman

 

 

58

 

 

Deputy Director General

 

 

54

 

 

Human Resources and The Authority for Emissaries

 

 

55

 

 

Maintenance and Communications

 

 

128

 

 

Companies Bureau

 

 

16

 

 

Office of the Legal Advisor

 

 

48

 

 

Research and Planning

 

 

93

 

 

Chief Information Officer

 

 

1

 

 

Worldwide Regional Management

 

 

128

 

 


Israel
Merged Region

 

 

540

 

 

Former
Soviet Union Office

 

 

268

 

 

Office of the Ombudsman

 

 

-89

 

 

Security Division

 

 

136

 

 

Comptroller's Office

 

 

24

 

 

ERP and HR

 

 

-22

 

 

Indirect costs

 

 

2

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

1,890

 

 

 

 

 

Resources Development and Public Affairs:

 

 

 

 

 

Jewish Agency International Development

 

 

-530

 

 

Resources Development and Public Affairs –
Israel

 

 

112

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

-418

 

 

 

 

 

[Decline in] Unallocated cost reductions required to balance budget

 

 

3,811

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

3,811

 

 

Total

 

 

1,000

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

Expenditure (Continuation)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Changes from Feb. Budget

 

 

Changes in Fee for services

 

 

 

 

 

Immigration & Absorption Department*:

 

 

Preparation for Aliyah

 

 

10

 

 

Olim Flights

 

 

10

 

 

Absorption Centers

 

 

-867

 

 

Rental Subsidy for New Immigrants

 

 

-750

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

-1,597

 

 

Jewish Zionist Education Department*:

 

 

MAKOM

 

 

30

 

 

Programs with FSU Emigrants

 

 

30

 

 

Other Programs (FSU)

 

 

12

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

72

 

 

Israel Department* and JAFI Wide Projects and Organizational activities:

 

 

Youth Aliyah Villages

 

 

50

 

 

Amigour social housing

 

 

2,962

 

 

Subtotal

 

 

3,012

 

 

Total

 

 

1,487

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

2,487

 

 

 

 

*The existing departments having been closed, adjustments shown beside or below department names relate to budget lines attributed to the departments in the February Budget.

 

 

 

 

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