An Interview With Jennifer Tierney, Director of Development of Doctors Without Borders/M
FS: What advice would you give to organizations similar to yours, in size and annual operating budget?
JT: In your communication, focus on the work and be transparent with donors. It increases the value of your brand and the loyalty of your donor base.
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
333 7th Ave., 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10001-5004
Annual Operating Budget: $167,899,824
Annual Contributed Income: $151,514,937 in the U.S.
Staff: 2,000 international staff; 24,000 locally hired staff; 22 employees devoted strictly to fundraising
Mission: To provide independent, impartial assistance to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect or catastrophe, primarily due to armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care or natural disasters.