Analyses of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’s Tax Returns

June 22, 2023

Note: In May 2024, FSFW changed its name to Global Action to End Smoking.

The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) claims to be an “independent” organization aiming to “accelerate an end to smoking,” yet it is entirely funded by the world’s largest tobacco company, Philip Morris International.

Analysis of the Foundation’s tax returns from 2018 onward shows how, despite claims of independence, FSFW is nothing more than a tobacco industry front group.

Read our analysis of each year’s tax return, or a five year overview, for more key insights about the Foundation.

Foundation for a Smoke-Free World is fully funded by tobacco giant PMI