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Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana

Share the power of a wish

four stars

95.37

12625 Southwest Freeway Stafford, TX 77477
tel: (281) 491-9474   Web Site
EIN: 76-0116615

Board Leadership
Stephanie Buchanan
Chairman

CEO
Teri Andrepont
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.37 four stars
  Financial 94.18 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

94.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
88.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.71
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana (TX) 95.37 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey (NJ) 90.00 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island (MA) 87.72 three stars
Make-A-Wish America (AZ) 86.51 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeastern California and Northern Nevada (CA) 87.49 three stars

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The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. The Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation is one of 65 chapters throughout the United States and its territories. The Foundation also includes 33 international affiliates spanning five continents. Since our chapter's inception in 1984, we have granted over 6,500 wishes.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,308,484
   Federated Campaigns $41,992
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,350,476
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,350,476
   Other Revenue $977,309
TOTAL REVENUE $5,327,785
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,598,838
   Administrative Expenses $308,191
   Fundraising Expenses $282,317
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,189,346
   
Payments to Affiliates $112,493
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $138,439
   
Net Assets $12,713,476

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
Grant Wishes $4,598,838 100.0%

Ratings History
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 03/01/2017 95.37 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 96.63 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 03/01/2016 97.29 four stars
2014-08 12/01/2015 96.71 four stars
2013-08 02/01/2015 94.28 four stars
2013-08 12/22/2014 91.16 four stars
2012-08 11/01/2013 97.78 four stars
2011-08 12/01/2012 92.27 four stars
2010-08 02/01/2012 92.85 four 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 76-0116615
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF THE TEXAS GULF COAST AND LOUISIANA INC
NTEE Code E86
NTEE Classification Patient Services - Entertainment, Recreation
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
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]
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, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$282,917 5.45% Teresa Andrepont President, CEO

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. The Texas Gulf Coast & Louisiana Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation is one of 65 chapters throughout the United States and its territories. The Foundation also includes 33 international affiliates spanning five continents. Since our chapter's inception in 1984, we have granted over 6,500 wishes.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana (TX) 95.37 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeast New York (NY) 86.24 three stars
Dreams Come True (FL) 94.16 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire (NH) 93.27 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas (TX) 86.71 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana
12625 Southwest Freeway
Stafford, TX 77477
tel: (281) 491-9474
EIN: 76-0116615

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Board Leadership

Stephanie Buchanan
Chairman

CEO

Teri Andrepont
President, CEO

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