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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

MEDICC

Promoting US-Cuba health collaboration

two stars

78.39

1814 Franklin Street Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 350-3052   Web Site
EIN: 31-1603765

Board Leadership
Peter G. Bourne
Chair

CEO
C. William Keck
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.39 two stars
  Financial 79.89 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1997, MEDICC is a nonprofit organization that has worked to promote US-Cuba health collaboration and highlight Cuba's public health contributions to global health equity and universal health. MEDICC facilitates mutual learning opportunities in several ways: its documentary film ¡Salud!; the open-access, MEDLINE-indexed English journal, MEDICC Review, that publishes research by Cuban and other scholars from the Global South whose work addresses health equity; insightful trips to Cuba for US health policymakers, educators and practitioners; Community Partners for Health Equity, a national network of US communities whose leaders have been inspired to innovate for better health, thanks to their MEDICC-organized experiences in Cuba; and by serving as an institutional bridge-builder between US, Cuban and global health institutions and organizations.

Founded in 1997, MEDICC is a nonprofit organization that has worked to promote US-Cuba health collaboration and highlight Cuba's public health contributions to global health equity and universal health. MEDICC facilitates mutual learning opportunities in several ways: its documentary film ¡Salud!; the open-access, MEDLINE-indexed English journal, MEDICC Review, that publishes research by Cuban and other scholars from the Global South whose work addresses health equity; insightful trips to Cuba for US health policymakers, educators and practitioners; Community Partners for Health Equity, a national network of US communities whose leaders have been inspired to innovate for better health, thanks to their MEDICC-organized experiences in Cuba; and by serving as an institutional bridge-builder between US, Cuban and global health institutions and organizations.

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Financial

two stars

79.89

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth -2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MEDICC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MEDICC on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MEDICC (CA) 78.39 two stars
National Council on US-Arab Relations (DC) 91.27 four stars
National Committee on United States-China Relations (NY) 85.18 three stars
American Friends of Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam (CA) 88.19 three stars
Armenian Assembly of America (DC) 88.18 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $619,007
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $619,007
   Program Service Revenue $300,233
Total Primary Revenue $919,240
   Other Revenue $1,368
TOTAL REVENUE $920,608
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,480,494
   Administrative Expenses $223,803
   Fundraising Expenses $89,597
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,793,894
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-873,286
   
Net Assets $848,454

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Gateways Travel Program $577,392 39.0%
Community Partnerships $281,294 19.0%
MEDICC Review $251,684 17.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 78.39 two stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 82.55 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 96.11 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 31-1603765
Name in IRS Master File MEDICAL EDUCATION COOPERATION WITH CUBA
NTEE Code Q22
NTEE Classification International Student Exchange and Aid
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (44) Student exchange with foreign country
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date December, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- C. William Keck Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$117,500 6.54% Jerrontay Foster CFO
$87,500 4.87% Nassim Assefi Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MEDICC (CA) 78.39 two stars
National Council on US-Arab Relations (DC) 91.27 four stars
American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (DC) 87.30 three stars
Zionist Organization of America (NY) 89.39 three stars
The Ireland Funds America (MA) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

MEDICC
1814 Franklin Street
Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 350-3052
EIN: 31-1603765

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 361449
Decatur, GA 30036

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Board Leadership

Peter G. Bourne
Chair

CEO

C. William Keck
Executive Director

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