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MAP International

CharityWatch report issued
August 2022

Top-Rated Charity
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

MAP International
4700 Glynco Parkway
Brunswick, GA 31525

Other Names

Medical Assistance Programs

Tax Status




Stated Mission

Global Christian health organization that provides life-changing medicines and health supplies to people in need.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 09/30/2021

Program Percentage: 84%

The percentage of MAP International's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $13

How many dollars MAP International spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.


Calculated Total Contributions


Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources


Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
MAP International IRS Form 990 36-2586390
MAP International Audited Financial Statements 36-2586390
Entity: MAP International
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 36-2586390
Entity: MAP International
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 36-2586390

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
This charity is Top-Rated
What does it mean to be Top-Rated?
MAP International
meets governance benchmarks.
MAP International
meets transparency benchmarks.
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy Opt-Out Policy  

  Name Title Compensation
1 Steven G. Stirling President/CEO $345,266
2 Jodi A. Ryan VP Global Giving $141,253
3 Jason A. Merryman VP Finance $124,003
Name: Steven G. Stirling
Title: President/CEO
Compensation: $345,266
Name: Jodi A. Ryan
Title: VP Global Giving
Compensation: $141,253
Name: Jason A. Merryman
Title: VP Finance
Compensation: $124,003

CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.

According to the MAP International tax filing for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2021, MAP received donated in-kind drugs and medical supplies on which it placed a total value of $791,166,114 (IRS Form 990, Schedule M).

According to the MAP International audit of September 30, 2021 (Note I, Noncash Contributions), MAP "distributed gifts in-kind to its partners totaling $626,387,183" during the year ended September 30, 2021.

[Note: CharityWatch generally excludes the value of in-kind (non-cash) donations of goods and services from its calculations of Program % and Cost to Raise $100. More information on how grades are calculated and the treatment of in-kind donations can be found on the Our Process page.]

According to the MAP International tax filing for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2021 (IRS Form 990, Schedule B, Part I, Contributors), MAP reports receiving an individual contribution in the amount of $17.2 million. The $17.2 million contribution represents approximately 62% of MAP's reported total cash contributions in fiscal 2021.

According to the MAP International audit of September 30, 2021 (Note B re: Economic uncertainties):

"In January 2020, the World Health Organization ('WHO') announced a global health emergency related to the outbreak of a virus originating in China. In March 2020, WHO elevated the classification of the outbreak to a pandemic ('the pandemic'). Management is closely monitoring the potential impact of the pandemic on the Organization's financial condition and has taken actions to mitigate its impact. Because of the unknown impact on global commerce, management is not able to estimate the effects of the pandemic on its operating results, financial condition, or liquidity for the year ending September 30, 2022."

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