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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada

Share the Power of a Wish

three stars

82.04

5105 South Durango Drive Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89113
tel: (702) 212-9474   Web Site
EIN: 88-0371088

Board Leadership
Kelly Shaw
Chairman

CEO
Caroline Ciocca
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.04 three stars
  Financial 74.78 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1996, The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Southern Nevada grants 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. We currently serve one of the fastest growing areas of the country serving the southern half of the state, encompassing the counties of Clark, Nye, Lincoln and Esmeralda. To date, over 1,550 wishes have been granted to children throughout the Southern Nevada region.

Founded in 1996, The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Southern Nevada grants 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. We currently serve one of the fastest growing areas of the country serving the southern half of the state, encompassing the counties of Clark, Nye, Lincoln and Esmeralda. To date, over 1,550 wishes have been granted to children throughout the Southern Nevada region.

Financial

two stars

74.78

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

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)
75.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth 30.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 61.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 82.04 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas (TX) 86.71 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska (NE) 94.62 four stars
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 90.08 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego (CA) 92.83 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,180,004
   Federated Campaigns $14,209
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $395,276
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,589,489
   Program Service Revenue $7,350
Total Primary Revenue $1,596,839
   Other Revenue $69,365
TOTAL REVENUE $1,666,204
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,191,665
   Administrative Expenses $175,274
   Fundraising Expenses $352,283
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,719,222
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,053,018
   
Net Assets $778,694

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 $2,191,665 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 12/01/2016 82.04 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 83.21 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 76.71 two stars
2013-08 04/01/2015 82.90 three stars
2012-08 02/01/2014 79.35 two stars
2011-08 10/01/2012 87.64 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 88-0371088
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF SOUTHERN NEVADA
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 December, 1997
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, 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
$161,000 5.92% Caroline Ciocca President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 82.04 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida (FL) 87.19 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii (HI) 92.61 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York (NY) 85.45 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut (CT) 89.44 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada
5105 South Durango Drive
Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89113
tel: (702) 212-9474
fax: (702) 367-0301
EIN: 88-0371088

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Board Leadership

Kelly Shaw
Chairman

CEO

Caroline Ciocca
President & CEO

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