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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York

Share the Power of a Wish

85.45

5005 Campuswood Drive Syracuse, NY 13057
tel: (800) 846-9474   Web Site
EIN: 22-2572086

Board Leadership
James R. Reed
Chair

CEO
Diane E. Kuppermann
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.45
  Financial 80.32
  Accountability & Transparency 94.00
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

80.32

Accountability & Transparency

94.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth 15.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 59.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York (NY) 85.45
Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire (CA) 86.18
HopeKids (AZ) 98.23
Dream Foundation (CA) 96.66
Make-A-Wish America (AZ) 86.51

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Founded in the year 1985, The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York's mission is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. Fulfilling a child's wish provides a joyful and meaningful experience that benefits both the child and the family. In our chapter, we currently have approximately 300 volunteers and welcome other interested individuals. The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York has granted nearly 1,400 wishes. Nationally, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has granted more than 227,000 wishes.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,143,796
   Federated Campaigns $37,845
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $350,560
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,532,201
   Program Service Revenue $127
Total Primary Revenue $1,532,328
   Other Revenue $14,904
TOTAL REVENUE $1,547,232
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,452,584
   Administrative Expenses $185,156
   Fundraising Expenses $263,630
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,901,370
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-354,138
   
Net Assets $593,083

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 $1,452,584 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 12/01/2016 85.45
2014-08 06/01/2016 87.15
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/01/2015 89.62
2013-08 12/22/2014 88.32
2012-08 11/01/2013 82.44
2011-08 12/01/2012 83.87
2011-08 11/06/2012 82.32
2010-08 10/01/2012 83.90

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

EIN 22-2572086
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF CENTRAL NEW YORK 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 (408) Community service organization
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
(349) Other youth organization or activities
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 July, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
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  • 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
$74,860 3.93% Diane Kupperman President & CEO

Founded in the year 1985, The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York's mission is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. Fulfilling a child's wish provides a joyful and meaningful experience that benefits both the child and the family. In our chapter, we currently have approximately 300 volunteers and welcome other interested individuals. The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York has granted nearly 1,400 wishes. Nationally, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has granted more than 227,000 wishes.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York (NY) 85.45
Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas (TX) 86.50
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 92.08
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Minnesota (MN) 85.56
Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington (WA) 85.68

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York
5005 Campuswood Drive
Syracuse, NY 13057
tel: (800) 846-9474
fax: (315) 475-9476
EIN: 22-2572086

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Board Leadership

James R. Reed
Chair

CEO

Diane E. Kuppermann
President, CEO

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