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Medical Teams International

CharityWatch report issued
September 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

Medical Teams International
14150 SW Milton Ct.
Tigard, OR 97224

Other Names


Tax Status


Stated Mission

A Christian humanitarian relief agency focused on providing life-saving medical care for people in crisis, such as survivors of natural disasters and refugees.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 09/30/2021

Program Percentage: 79%

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


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $19

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


Calculated Total Contributions


Government Funding

25% to 49%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources


Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
Medical Teams International IRS Form 990 93-0878944
Medical Teams International Audited Financial Statements 93-0878944
Entity: Medical Teams International
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 93-0878944
Entity: Medical Teams International
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 93-0878944

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?
Medical Teams International
meets governance benchmarks.
Medical Teams 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 No Sharing  

  Name Title Compensation
1 Martha Newsome President/CEO $321,340
2 Jon Beighle VP, Marketing & Development $224,583
3 Roger Sandberg VP, Field Operations $204,660
Name: Martha Newsome
Title: President/CEO
Compensation: $321,340
Name: Jon Beighle
Title: VP, Marketing & Development
Compensation: $224,583
Name: Roger Sandberg
Title: VP, Field Operations
Compensation: $204,660

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 Medical Teams International tax filing for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2021 (IRS Form 990, Schedule M), Medical Teams received contributions of in-kind goods on which it placed a total value of $14,754,856. Of this amount, $11,484,361 is reported as "Drugs and medical supplies."

In addition, according to the Medical Teams International audit of September 30, 2021 (Note 2(l) re: In-Kind Support), Medical Teams received contributed in-kind services in fiscal 2021 on which it placed a total value of $4,081,969.

[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 Medical Teams International audit of September 30, 2021 (Note 9, Payroll Protection Program Loan):

"During the year ended September 30, 2021, Medical Teams received a second loan from U.S. Bank in the amount of $1,732,337 on March 3, 2021 under the Paycheck Protection Program established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This loan along with $9,480 of accrued interest on was forgiven by U.S. Bank on September 18, 2021. The $1,249,340 Paycheck Protection Program loan received during the 2020 fiscal year was forgiven on November 10, 2020, along with $6,594 in accrued interest. The forgiveness of both loans and accrued interest is included in unrestricted contributions in the [audited] statement of activities."

According to the Medical Teams International audit of September 30, 2021 (Note 2(u) re: Concentrations):

"During the year ended September 30, 2021, Medical Teams received approximately 14% of total revenue from one donor..."