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Physicians for Human Rights

Using medicine and science to stop human rights violations

four stars

93.31

256 West 38th Street 9th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (646) 564-3720   Web Site
EIN: 22-2488437

Board Leadership
Kerry J. Sulkowicz
Chair of the Board

CEO
Donna McKay
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.31 four stars
  Financial 91.44 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 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

91.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.77
  Program Expenses Growth 20.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Physicians for Human Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Physicians for Human Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Physicians for Human Rights (NY) 93.31 four stars
The Center for Victims of Torture (MN) 90.09 four stars
World Jewish Congress - American Section (NY) 95.87 four stars
Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America (NY) 93.31 four stars
International Center for Journalists (DC) 92.50 four stars

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Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) uses medicine and science to stop mass atrocities and severe human rights violations against individuals. We use our investigations and expertise to advocate for the:
* Prevention of individual or small scale acts of violence from becoming mass atrocities
* Protection of internationally-guaranteed rights of individuals and civilian populations
* Prosecution of those who violate human rights
PHR was founded in 1986 on the idea that health professionals, with their specialized skills, ethical duties, and credible voices, are uniquely positioned to stop human rights violations. Today, our expertise is sought by the United Nations, international courts, and regional groups like the African Union and the European Union. We are supported by the expertise and passion of health professionals and concerned citizens alike. In 1997, we shared the Nobel Peace Prize for the International Campaign to Ban Landmines.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,988,552
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,202,919
Total Contributions $6,191,471
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,191,471
   Other Revenue $820,153
TOTAL REVENUE $7,011,624
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,037,730
   Administrative Expenses $694,829
   Fundraising Expenses $574,897
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,307,456
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-295,832
   
Net Assets $5,161,146

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
Develop Local Forensic Capabilities $2,357,581 39.0%
Training & Mentoring to Document Rape Evidence $1,682,418 27.9%
US Policy Reform to Prevent Torture & Abuse $1,253,816 20.8%

Ratings History
Physicians for Human Rights has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 93.31 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.79 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 97.48 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 88.62 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 89.15 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 78.28 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 86.88 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 81.93 three stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 93.43 four stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 84.30 three stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 95.30 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 92.36 four stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 95.15 four stars
2003-06 06/01/2004 92.29 four stars
2002-06 09/01/2003 77.26 two stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 88.58 three 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 22-2488437
Name in IRS Master File PHYSICIANS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS INC
NTEE Code Q70
NTEE Classification International Human Rights
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (430) Defense of human and civil rights
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$253,237 3.46% Donna McKay Executive Director

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) uses medicine and science to stop mass atrocities and severe human rights violations against individuals. We use our investigations and expertise to advocate for the:
* Prevention of individual or small scale acts of violence from becoming mass atrocities
* Protection of internationally-guaranteed rights of individuals and civilian populations
* Prosecution of those who violate human rights
PHR was founded in 1986 on the idea that health professionals, with their specialized skills, ethical duties, and credible voices, are uniquely positioned to stop human rights violations. Today, our expertise is sought by the United Nations, international courts, and regional groups like the African Union and the European Union. We are supported by the expertise and passion of health professionals and concerned citizens alike. In 1997, we shared the Nobel Peace Prize for the International Campaign to Ban Landmines.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Physicians for Human Rights (NY) 93.31 four stars
Human Rights Initiative (TX) 93.32 four stars
International Justice Mission (DC) 92.15 four stars
A Jewish Voice for Peace (CA) 86.22 three stars
Human Rights First (NY) 89.06 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Physicians for Human Rights
256 West 38th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (646) 564-3720
fax: (646) 564-3750
EIN: 22-2488437

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Board Leadership

Kerry J. Sulkowicz
Chair of the Board

CEO

Donna McKay
Executive Director

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