International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Doctors Without Borders, USA

Providing emergency medical care

four stars

94.74

40 Rector Street 16th Floor
New York, NY 10006
tel: (212) 679-6800   Web Site
EIN: 13-3433452

Board Leadership
John Lawrence
President

CEO
Jason Cone
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.74 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Doctors Without Borders, USA (DWB-USA) was founded in 1990 in New York City to raise funds, create awareness, recruit field staff, and advocate with the United Nations and US government on humanitarian concerns. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization that provides aid in nearly 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters.

Doctors Without Borders, USA (DWB-USA) was founded in 1990 in New York City to raise funds, create awareness, recruit field staff, and advocate with the United Nations and US government on humanitarian concerns. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization that provides aid in nearly 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
89.2%
  Administrative Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 14.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Doctors Without Borders, USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Doctors Without Borders, USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $366,728,553
   Federated Campaigns $2,963,976
   Membership Dues $15,788
   Fundraising Events $2,333,629
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $372,041,946
   Program Service Revenue $14,735,058
Total Primary Revenue $386,777,004
   Other Revenue $5,747,065
TOTAL REVENUE $392,524,069
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $375,682,218
   Administrative Expenses $6,792,384
   Fundraising Expenses $38,121,317
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $420,595,919
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-28,071,850
   
Net Assets $260,559,209

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$201,968 0.04% Jason Cone Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$61,384 0.01% John Lawrence President
$4,545 0.00% Aerlyn Pfeil Director
$1,667 0.00% Ramin Asgary Director

Mission

Doctors Without Borders, USA (DWB-USA) was founded in 1990 in New York City to raise funds, create awareness, recruit field staff, and advocate with the United Nations and US government on humanitarian concerns. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization that provides aid in nearly 60 countries to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters.

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Charity Contact Info

Doctors Without Borders, USA
40 Rector Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10006
tel: (212) 679-6800
fax: (212) 679-7016
EIN: 13-3433452

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 5030
Hagerstown, MD 21741

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Board Leadership

John Lawrence
President

CEO

Jason Cone
Executive Director