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Ploughshares Fund

CharityWatch report issued
October 2019

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

Ploughshares Fund
315 Bay Street
4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94133

Other Names


Tax Status


Stated Mission

To reduce the nuclear threat. Works to build a safe, secure, nuclear weapon-free world by developing and investing in initiatives to reduce and ultimately eliminate the world's nuclear stockpiles, and to promote stability in regions of conflict.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 06/30/2018

Program Percentage: 81%

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


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $18

How many dollars Ploughshares Fund 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
Ploughshares Fund IRS Form 990 94-2764520
Ploughshares Fund Audited Financial Statements 94-2764520
Entity: Ploughshares Fund
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 94-2764520
Entity: Ploughshares Fund
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 94-2764520

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?
Ploughshares Fund
meets governance benchmarks.
Ploughshares Fund
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
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  Name Title Compensation
1 Joseph Cirincione President $286,811
2 Philip Yun Executive Director/COO $252,862
3 Erika Gregory N Square Director $192,292
Name: Joseph Cirincione
Title: President
Compensation: $286,811
Name: Philip Yun
Title: Executive Director/COO
Compensation: $252,862
Name: Erika Gregory
Title: N Square Director
Compensation: $192,292

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