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Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Dakota

Share the power of a wish

three stars

86.90

1400 West 17th Street Sioux Falls, SD 57104
tel: (800) 640-9198   Web Site
EIN: 46-0375953

Board Leadership
Gina Hopkins
Chair

CEO
Sue Salter
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.90 three stars
  Financial 84.41 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of South Dakota is to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Our chapter grants wishes of each referred and eligible child, within the state of South Dakota. Our chapter volunteers are part of a nationwide network of nearly 25,000 caring people dedicated to making wishes come true. This page is about some of the great people at our chapter who are brightening the lives of wish kids. Although it has become one of the world's most well-known charities, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has maintained the grassroots fulfillment of its mission to serve children with life-threatening medical conditions. Volunteers serve as wish granters, fundraisers, special events assistants and in numerous other capacities.

The mission of the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of South Dakota is to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Our chapter grants wishes of each referred and eligible child, within the state of South Dakota. Our chapter volunteers are part of a nationwide network of nearly 25,000 caring people dedicated to making wishes come true. This page is about some of the great people at our chapter who are brightening the lives of wish kids. Although it has become one of the world's most well-known charities, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has maintained the grassroots fulfillment of its mission to serve children with life-threatening medical conditions. Volunteers serve as wish granters, fundraisers, special events assistants and in numerous other capacities.

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Financial

three stars

84.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
74.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.57
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Dakota on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Dakota on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Dakota (SD) 86.90 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 93.11 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut (CT) 89.60 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii (HI) 88.35 three stars
Dream Factory (KY) 92.63 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,249,509
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $412,705
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,662,214
   Program Service Revenue $600
Total Primary Revenue $1,662,814
   Other Revenue $470,382
TOTAL REVENUE $2,133,196
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,200,881
   Administrative Expenses $131,593
   Fundraising Expenses $257,582
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,590,056
   
Payments to Affiliates $66,163
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $543,140
   
Net Assets $9,700,937

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
Individual Wishes $1,150,881 95.8%
Wish Fulfillment Fund $50,000 4.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 09/03/2019 86.90 three stars
2017-08 09/01/2018 88.23 three stars
2016-08 12/01/2017 84.88 three stars
2015-08 11/01/2016 89.17 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 82.95 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 83.68 three stars
2013-08 11/01/2014 78.32 two stars
2012-08 09/01/2013 79.88 two stars
2011-08 08/01/2012 85.87 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 46-0375953
Name in IRS Master File MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION OF SOUTH DAKOTA
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 (408) Community service organization
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 September, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Sue Salter President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$101,944 6.41% Paul Krueger Former President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Dakota (SD) 86.90 three stars
Sunshine Foundation (PA) 88.12 three stars
Starlight Children's Foundation (CA) 97.07 four stars
Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina (NC) 86.64 three stars
enCourage Kids Foundation (NY) 94.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Dakota
1400 West 17th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
tel: (800) 640-9198
fax: (605) 335-8002
EIN: 46-0375953

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Board Leadership

Gina Hopkins
Chair

CEO

Sue Salter
President, CEO

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