3. Updating 2012 Budget

 WHEREAS     the Board of Governors, by resolution of February 28, 2012, approved the operating budget 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, 2012 through December 31, 2012 (hereinafter – “the February Budget”); and

 

WHEREAS t    he February Budget showed $0.69 million as "Additional Cuts in Programs to be allocated";

 

It is hereby resolved:

 

1.     To increase the framework of the operating budget of the Jewish Agency for Israel for the Fiscal Year January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012, so that the current aggregate amount of $332.132 million as approved in the February Budget is increased by $0.988 million to a total sum of $333.120 million and to apply changes from the February Budget as detailed below:

 

     U.S. dollars in thousands

 

Income

 

 

Changes from February Budget

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

Fee for services - Morasha

 

 

2,933

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Fee for services - detailed below

 

 

-1,945

 

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

 

 

 

988

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expenditure

 

 

Changes from February Budget

 

 

 
 

Community Services

 

 

Morasha (Fee for services)

 

 

2,933

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

 

 

2,933

 

 

 

Other Changes in Fee for services:

 

 

 

Israel Experiences

 

 

 

 

 

Onward Israel

 

 

-525

 

 

 

Teen Programs in Israel

 

 

-780

 

 

 

Shlichim and Israel Fellows

 

 

Shlichim (JAFI Shlichim Worldwide)

 

 

140

 

 

 

Community Educators (Shlichim)

 

 

-343

 

 

 

Pre Shlichut Costs and Training for Shlichim

 

 

120

 

 

 

Ongoing and Supervision Shlichut Costs 

 

 

-155

 

 

 

Israeli Teachers

 

 

-54

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aliyah, Klita and Rescue

 

 

 

 

 

Absorption Centers and Temporary Absorption Apartments

 

 

-380

 

 

 

Group flights - Aliyah on a Red Carpet

 

 

-90

 

 

 

Initial Furnishings for Ethiopian Olim

 

 

100

 

 

 

Activities  with Russian Speaking Jews

 

 

Preparation for Aliyah (FSU)

 

 

8

 

 

 

Programs with Former Soviet Union Emigrants

 

 

50

 

 

 

Community Services

 

 

Overseas Education Activities

 

 

-27

 

 

 

Jewish Agency Wide Projects and Organizational Activities

 

 

Makom

 

 

-9

 

 

 

Total

 

 

-1,945

 

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

 

 

 

988

 

 

 
       

 

 

 

2. To implement the "Additional Cuts in Programs to be allocated", approved by the Board of

 

    Governors in February, as detailed below:

 

                                           U.S. dollars in thousands

 

Program

 

 

Changes from February Budget

 

 

Activities financed by Unrestricted Funds:

 

 

 

 

 

  Aliyah, Klita and Rescue

 

 

Olim Flights

 

 

-690

 

 

  General

 

 

Additional Cuts in Programs to be allocated

 

 

690

 

 

  Total

 

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

 

 

3. To make additional budget transfers in the budget as detailed below:

 

     U.S. dollars in thousands

 

Program

 

 

Changes from February Budget

 

 

Activities financed by Unrestricted Funds:

 

 

 

 

 

Israel Experiences

 

 

 

 

 

Young adults centers (connect)

 

 

-79

 

 

Program Implementation (Israel Experiences)

 

 

-236

 

 

Total

 

 

-315

 

 

Shlichim and Israel Fellows

 

 

Community Educators (Shlichim)

 

 

180

 

 

Pre Shlichut Costs and Training for Shlichim

 

 

315

 

 

Ongoing and Supervision Shlichut Costs

 

 

-385

 

 

Program Implementation (Shlichim and Israel Fellows)

 

 

43

 

 

Total

 

 

153

 

 

Young Activism

 

 

Youth Futures

 

 

-100

 

 

At Home Together and Olim Associations

 

 

-19

 

 

Program Implementation (Young Activism)

 

 

30

 

 

Total

 

 

-89

 

 

Partnerships

 

 

Partnering Together

 

 

-23

 

 

International School Twinning Network

 

 

2

 

 

Developing Small-Business Initiatives

 

 

-23

 

 

Total

 

 

-44

 

 

Aliyah, Klita and Rescue

 

 

 

 

 

Absorption Centers and Temporary Absorption Apartments

 

 

613

 

 

Aliyah Services and Eligibility

 

 

21

 

 

Young Adults' Programs- Selah, Kibbutz Ulpan, Student Authority and First Home in the Homeland

 

 

147

 

 

Initial Ulpanim

 

 

520

 

 

Olim Flights

 

 

-569

 

 

Program Implementation (Aliyah and Klita)

 

 

289

 

 

Total

 

 

1,021

 

 



 

 

 

Program

 

 

Changes from February Budget

 

 

Activities financed by Unrestricted Funds:

 

 

 

 

 

Activities with Russian Speaking Jews

 

 

Shlichim in FSU

 

 

158

 

 

Preparation for Aliyah (FSU)

 

 

790

 

 

Ulpanim, Sunday Schools and Jewish Literacy

 

 

75

 

 

Pre and Post Israel Experience Programs

 

 

-32

 

 

Programs with Former Soviet Union Emigrants

 

 

97

 

 

Program Implementation (FSU)

 

 

-1,249

 

 

Total

 

 

-161

 

 

Community Services

 

 

(not including FSU)

 

 

Preparation for Aliyah

 

 

116

 

 

Overseas Education Activities

 

 

-135

 

 

Worldwide Community Representatives

 

 

-12

 

 

Total

 

 

-31

 

 

Programs- General

 

 

Programs Management

 

 

-33

 

 

Required cost reductions - Units' management

 

 

500

 

 

Total

 

 

467

 

 

JAFI Wide Projects

 

 

and Organizational activities

 

 

Makom

 

 

-1

 

 

Total

 

 

-1

 

 

Executive Offices

 

 

Secretary General and Government Relations

 

 

39

 

 

Board of Governors, Assembly and GA

 

 

-94

 

 

Total

 

 

-55

 

 

Resources Development and Public Affairs

 

 

Corporate Marketing

 

 

-45

 

 

Resources Development and Public Affairs – Israel

 

 

100

 

 

Total

 

 

55

 

 

General

 

 

Financial Expenses (net)

 

 

-1,000

 

 

Total

 

 

-1,000

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

-

 

 

 

 

4. To make additional budget transfers in the capital budget as detailed below:

 

     U.S. dollars in thousands

 

Capital Budget

 

 

Changes from February Budget

 

 

Applications:

 

 

 

 

 

Renovation of absorption centers

 

 

-700

 

 

 

 

 

Fire safety and building stability

 

 

350

 

 

 

 

 

Fixed assets and general properties

 

 

-350

 

 

 

 

 

Internet site

 

 

700

 

 

Grand Total

 

 

-

 

 

 

 

 

Approved by the Plenary

 

June 27, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

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