International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

Doctors Without Borders, USA

Providing emergency medical care

four stars

97.23

333 Seventh Avenue 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
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 97.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
88.3%
  Administrative Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.04
  Program Expenses Growth 13.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.5%
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 $331,492,050
   Federated Campaigns $2,919,148
   Membership Dues $29,638
   Fundraising Events $1,845,828
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $336,286,664
   Program Service Revenue $12,813,710
Total Primary Revenue $349,100,374
   Other Revenue $2,211,648
TOTAL REVENUE $351,312,022
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $262,547,920
   Administrative Expenses $3,737,703
   Fundraising Expenses $29,774,314
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $296,059,937
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $55,252,085
   
Net Assets $277,920,082

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$162,806 0.05% Jason Cone Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$191,592 0.06% Sophie Delaunay Thru 615 Former Executive 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Doctors Without Borders, USA (NY) 97.23 four stars
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (MI) 98.23 four stars
The Zakat Foundation of America (IL) 98.23 four stars
PATH (WA) 92.17 four stars
Pathfinder International (MA) 89.82 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Charity Contact Info

Doctors Without Borders, USA
333 Seventh Avenue
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 679-6800
fax: (212) 679-7016
EIN: 13-3433452

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

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

John Lawrence
President

CEO

Jason Cone
Executive Director

[ X ]

Did You Know We Are a Charity, Too?

If even a third of the 7 million people who visited our site last year had donated a dollar to Charity Navigator, we would comfortably meet our annual budget and be able to do what so many of you ask us to do every day--rate more charities!

With the support of users like you, we are currently investing in staff and technology. This will allow us to improve the search and organizational features of our site, making it easier to find the information that matters most to you. We will also continue to enhance our evaluation system and metrics.

So, whether you're a first time visitor or a long time user, we ask for your help in achieving our goal. Your gift of any size is most deeply appreciated! Thank You!

With the support of users like you, we are making it easier to find the info that matters most. Thank you!