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Mennonite Central Committee (MCC)

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  • Total revenue in 2015-2016 was $34.3 million; expenses were $30.9 million.
  • In 2015, MCCs in the U.S. and Canada spent $1.25 million in “Palestine and Israel.”

Funding to NGOs Active in the Arab-Israeli Conflict

MCC does not publish financial information about organizations and projects that it funds, reflecting a lack of transparency and accountability.

According to information released by grantees, MCC has funded:

NGO2015201420132012
Zochrot99,691166,37197,82190,914
Sabeel63,03558,215
New Profile73,030
Culture and Free Thought Association26,50013,25026,500
Baladna Youth AssociationUnknownUnknownUnknown

Unless otherwise noted, amounts for 2012-2014 were taken from annualreports submitted to the Israeli Registrar of Non-Profits; 2015 from quarterly reports submitted to the Registrar.

  • Zochrot supports a “One State Solution” and a “de-Zionized Palestine,” and refers to Israel as having an “ethnicized and racialized Zionist” system. (See NGO Monitor’s factsheet on Zochrot’s Support for “One State,” May 1, 2014.)
  • Sabeel promotes Palestinian Liberation Theology, BDS campaigns, and is a proponent of supersessionism and related antisemitic theologies. Sabeel director Naim Ateek is one of the authors of the Kairos Palestine document (see above).
  • New Profile advocates for the demilitarization of Israeli society, and provides legal and other support for “refusers” (those who refuse to serve in the military) and their families.
  • Culture and Free Thought Association is a Palestinian NGO that is a strong proponent of BDS campaigns against Israel.
  • Baladna promotes a 1948 agenda and a Palestinian “right of return,” along with encouraging youth to refuse to serve in the Israeli army or do national service.

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