International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Ploughshares Fund

Invest in security and peace worldwide.

four stars

92.05

1808 Wedemeyer Street Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94129
tel: (415) 668-2244   Web Site
EIN: 94-2764520

Board Leadership
Terry Gamble Boyer
Chair

CEO
Joseph Cirincione
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.05 four stars
  Financial 91.21 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.

Since 1981, Ploughshares Fund has led and supported a community of experts, advocates and analysts to implement smart strategies to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons.

As a publicly supported foundation, we have raised over $80 million to fund the smartest people with the best ideas. We've leveraged the impact of those funds with our own advocacy, connections, media profile and leadership. Combining high-level advocacy, an enhanced grantmaking capacity and our own expertise, we are enhancing global security.

Since 1981, Ploughshares Fund has led and supported a community of experts, advocates and analysts to implement smart strategies to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons.

As a publicly supported foundation, we have raised over $80 million to fund the smartest people with the best ideas. We've leveraged the impact of those funds with our own advocacy, connections, media profile and leadership. Combining high-level advocacy, an enhanced grantmaking capacity and our own expertise, we are enhancing global security.

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Financial

four stars

91.21

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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.82
  Program Expenses Growth 10.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ploughshares Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ploughshares Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,376,041
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $165,641
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,541,682
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,541,682
   Other Revenue $872,905
TOTAL REVENUE $7,414,587
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,429,874
   Administrative Expenses $905,166
   Fundraising Expenses $1,124,217
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,459,257
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,044,670
   
Net Assets $32,951,079

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$225,217 2.38% Joseph Cirincione President
Other Salaries of Note
$163,967 1.73% Philip Yun Executive Director, COO

Mission

Since 1981, Ploughshares Fund has led and supported a community of experts, advocates and analysts to implement smart strategies to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons.

As a publicly supported foundation, we have raised over $80 million to fund the smartest people with the best ideas. We've leveraged the impact of those funds with our own advocacy, connections, media profile and leadership. Combining high-level advocacy, an enhanced grantmaking capacity and our own expertise, we are enhancing global security.

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Charity Contact Info

Ploughshares Fund
1808 Wedemeyer Street
Suite 200
San Francisco, CA 94129
tel: (415) 668-2244
fax: (415) 668-2214
EIN: 94-2764520

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Board Leadership

Terry Gamble Boyer
Chair

CEO

Joseph Cirincione
President