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Physicians for Social Responsibility (National Office)

CharityWatch report issued
November 2018

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

Physicians for Social Responsibility (National Office)
1111 14th Street NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005

Other Names


Tax Status




Stated Mission

Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2017

Program Percentage: 78%

The percentage of Physicians for Social Responsibility (National Office)'s cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $16

How many dollars Physicians for Social Responsibility (National Office) spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.


Calculated Total Contributions


Joint Costs

Physicians for Social Responsibility (National Office)'s rating was adjusted for Joint Costs. If you are a donor who considers direct mail, telemarketing, and other Joint Cost solicitations to be true charitable programs, the below efficiency ratios, which were not adjusted for joint costs, may better reflect your goals.

Program % Cost to Raise $100
86% $7
Accounting rules allow charities to report some telemarketing, direct mail, and other solicitation costs as Program expenses. CharityWatch believes that most donors do not consider a charity's solicitation activities to be the Programs they are intending to support with their donations. We therefore adjust such expenses out of a charity's reported Program expense and add it to Fundraising expense prior to calculating its rating.

Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources


Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
Physicians for Social Responsibility IRS Form 990 23-7059731
Physicians for Social Responsibility Audited Financial Statements 23-7059731
Entity: Physicians for Social Responsibility
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 23-7059731
Entity: Physicians for Social Responsibility
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 23-7059731

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?
Physicians for Social Responsibility (National Office)
meets governance benchmarks.
Physicians for Social Responsibility (National Office)
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

  Name Title Compensation
1 Jeff Carter Executive Director $143,247
2 W. Taylor Johnson Director of Operations $106,239
Name: Jeff Carter
Title: Executive Director
Compensation: $143,247
Name: W. Taylor Johnson
Title: Director of Operations
Compensation: $106,239

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