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Make-A-Wish Oklahoma

Share the power of a wish.

two stars

73.64

1900 NW Expressway Oklahoma City, OK 73118
tel: (888) 901-9474   Web Site
EIN: 73-1176743

Board Leadership
Tim Denny
Board Chair

CEO
Katie Fitzgerald
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.64 two stars
  Financial 62.85 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Make-A-Wish® Oklahoma grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Since being founded in 1982, our chapter has granted more than 3,100 wishes to eligible Oklahoma children. The Oklahoma chapter is part of the largest wish-granting organization in the world, with 63 chapters in the United States and its territories, along with affiliates in 33 countries on five continents. Make-A-Wish® estimates a positive impact on more than 300,000 individuals each year.

Make-A-Wish® Oklahoma grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Since being founded in 1982, our chapter has granted more than 3,100 wishes to eligible Oklahoma children. The Oklahoma chapter is part of the largest wish-granting organization in the world, with 63 chapters in the United States and its territories, along with affiliates in 33 countries on five continents. Make-A-Wish® estimates a positive impact on more than 300,000 individuals each year.

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Financial

one star

62.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 124.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Oklahoma on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Oklahoma on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Oklahoma (OK) 73.64 two stars
Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties (CA) 89.21 three stars
Starlight Children's Foundation (CA) 93.94 four stars
Dream Foundation (CA) 88.76 three stars
enCourage Kids Foundation (NY) 89.25 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,105,536
   Federated Campaigns $22,954
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $315,526
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,444,016
   Program Service Revenue $1,500
Total Primary Revenue $2,445,516
   Other Revenue $7,224
TOTAL REVENUE $2,452,740
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,734,756
   Administrative Expenses $183,369
   Fundraising Expenses $419,030
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,337,155
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $115,585
   
Net Assets $-341,493

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Wish Granting Programs $1,734,756 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 12/21/2018 73.64 two stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 77.31 two stars
2015-08 03/01/2017 80.57 three stars
2014-08 09/01/2016 79.12 two stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 78.65 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 82.93 three stars
2013-08 07/01/2015 81.44 three stars
2013-08 11/01/2014 80.25 three stars
2012-08 10/01/2013 83.29 three stars
2011-08 11/06/2012 85.47 three stars
2010-08 07/01/2012 80.64 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 73-1176743
Name in IRS Master File MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION OF OKLAHOMA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,795 3.88% Katie Fitzgerald Interim CEO Through 11/4/2016

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Oklahoma (OK) 73.64 two stars
Give Kids The World Village (FL) 97.62 four stars
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 89.18 three stars
Starlight Children's Foundation (CA) 93.94 four stars
Dreams Come True of Jacksonville (FL) 91.95 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Oklahoma
1900 NW Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
tel: (888) 901-9474
fax: (405) 418-4107
EIN: 73-1176743

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Board Leadership

Tim Denny
Board Chair

CEO

Katie Fitzgerald
President & CEO

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