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Physicians for Social Responsibility

The medical and public health voice

three stars

84.54

1111 14th St., NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 667-4260   Web Site
EIN: 23-7059731

Board Leadership
Pouné Saberi
President

CEO
Jeff Carter
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.54 three stars
  Financial 78.14 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1961, Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival. PSR is the medical and public health voice for policies to prevent nuclear war and proliferation and to slow, stop and reverse global warming and toxic degradation of the environment. PSR's 50,000 members and e-activists, 31 PSR chapters, over 60 Student PSR chapters at medical and public health schools, along with national and chapter board members and staff, form a unique nationwide network committed to a safe and healthy world.

Founded in 1961, Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival. PSR is the medical and public health voice for policies to prevent nuclear war and proliferation and to slow, stop and reverse global warming and toxic degradation of the environment. PSR's 50,000 members and e-activists, 31 PSR chapters, over 60 Student PSR chapters at medical and public health schools, along with national and chapter board members and staff, form a unique nationwide network committed to a safe and healthy world.

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Financial

two stars

78.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth -4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Physicians for Social Responsibility on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Physicians for Social Responsibility on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Physicians for Social Responsibility (DC) 84.54 three stars
J Street Education Fund (DC) 87.97 three stars
Center for Security Policy (DC) 91.36 four stars
OneVoice Movement (NY) 91.11 four stars
Jewish Institute for National Security of America (DC) 86.21 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,142,049
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $254,713
   Fundraising Events $32,300
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,429,062
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,429,062
   Other Revenue $-21,015
TOTAL REVENUE $1,408,047
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,036,924
   Administrative Expenses $212,452
   Fundraising Expenses $96,219
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,345,595
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $62,452
   
Net Assets $553,741

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
PSR Advocacy $429,982 41.5%
Environment and Health Program $241,444 23.3%
Security Program $182,138 17.6%
Chapters $182,947 17.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 84.54 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 83.07 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 78.16 two stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 76.78 two stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 76.61 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.67 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 73.18 two stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 74.71 two stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 80.74 three stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 87.34 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 88.50 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.53 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 86.65 three stars
2008-12 12/01/2009 73.30 two stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 69.93 one star
2006-12 12/01/2007 55.82 one star
2005-12 12/01/2006 62.31 one star
2004-12 10/01/2005 70.52 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 71.35 two stars
2002-12 10/01/2003 93.45 four 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 23-7059731
Name in IRS Master File PHYSICIANS FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY INC
NTEE Code Q01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(59) Other school related activities
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name PHYSICIANS FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY INC
Ruling Date March, 1970
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$132,539 9.84% Jeff Carter Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Physicians for Social Responsibility (DC) 84.54 three stars
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Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (NY) 94.05 four stars
EastWest Institute (NY) 91.02 four stars
J Street Education Fund (DC) 87.97 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Physicians for Social Responsibility
1111 14th St., NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 667-4260
fax: (202) 667-4201
EIN: 23-7059731

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Board Leadership

Pouné Saberi
President

CEO

Jeff Carter
Executive Director

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