International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Physicians for Human Rights

Using medicine and science to stop human rights violations

four stars

92.60

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 92.60 four stars
  Financial 89.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

three stars

89.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.4%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,426,986
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $284,810
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,955,025
Total Contributions $7,666,821
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,666,821
   Other Revenue $-46,821
TOTAL REVENUE $7,620,000
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,103,377
   Administrative Expenses $337,262
   Fundraising Expenses $608,368
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,049,007
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $570,993
   
Net Assets $5,883,259

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$243,349 3.45% Donna McKay Executive Director

Mission

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.

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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