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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada

Share the Power of a Wish

90.38

9950 Covington Cross Drive Las Vegas, NV 89144
tel: (702) 212-9474   Web Site
EIN: 88-0371088

Board Leadership
Jon Wolfe
Chairman

CEO
Caroline Ciocca
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.38
  Financial 86.74
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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 critical illnesses. 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 1,800 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 critical illnesses. 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 1,800 wishes have been granted to children throughout the Southern Nevada region.

Financial

86.74

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
73.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.26
  Program Expenses Growth 10.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.7%
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) 90.38
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah (UT) 97.76
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois (IL) 85.79
Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania & West Virginia (PA) 85.17
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire (NH) 91.76

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,497,803
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $673,971
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,171,774
   Program Service Revenue $9,450
Total Primary Revenue $3,181,224
   Other Revenue $327,312
TOTAL REVENUE $3,508,536
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,201,096
   Administrative Expenses $412,328
   Fundraising Expenses $549,893
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,163,317
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $345,219
   
Net Assets $3,567,986

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 $2,201,096 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 12/01/2020 90.38
2018-08 12/01/2019 89.34
2017-08 12/21/2018 88.05
2016-08 03/01/2018 86.06
2015-08 12/01/2016 82.04
2014-08 06/01/2016 83.21
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 76.71
2013-08 04/01/2015 82.90
2012-08 02/01/2014 79.35
2011-08 10/01/2012 87.64

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, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$196,900 6.22% Caroline Ciocca President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 90.38
Starlight Children's Foundation (CA) 97.05
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii (HI) 88.35
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire (NH) 91.76
Dreams Come True of Jacksonville (FL) 90.06

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada
9950 Covington Cross Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89144
tel: (702) 212-9474
fax: (702) 367-0301
EIN: 88-0371088

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Board Leadership

Jon Wolfe
Chairman

CEO

Caroline Ciocca
President & CEO

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