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 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
89.0%
  Administrative Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.91
  Program Expenses Growth 19.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.0%
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 $352,935,909
   Federated Campaigns $2,671,869
   Membership Dues $27,601
   Fundraising Events $1,803,365
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $357,438,744
   Program Service Revenue $14,378,223
Total Primary Revenue $371,816,967
   Other Revenue $2,582,377
TOTAL REVENUE $374,399,344
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $325,591,291
   Administrative Expenses $5,558,418
   Fundraising Expenses $32,351,142
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $363,500,851
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $10,898,493
   
Net Assets $287,228,413

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$200,805 0.05% Jason Cone Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$49,043 0.01% Deane Marchbein President
$35,158 0.00% John Lawrence President

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
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

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Board Leadership

John Lawrence
President

CEO

Jason Cone
Executive Director