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Make-A-Wish Central California

Share the power of a wish

three stars

83.75

351 W. Cromwell Ave. Suite 112-A
Fresno, CA 93711
tel: (559) 221-9474   Web Site
EIN: 77-0116530

Board Leadership
Yahaira Garcia-Parea
President

CEO
Jennifer Stolo
Interim President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.75 three stars
  Financial 79.31 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has given hope, strength and joy to children with life-threatening medical conditions. From our humble beginnings with one boy's wish to be a police officer, we've evolved into an organization that grants a child's wish in the United States and its territories every 40 minutes. We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has given hope, strength and joy to children with life-threatening medical conditions. From our humble beginnings with one boy's wish to be a police officer, we've evolved into an organization that grants a child's wish in the United States and its territories every 40 minutes. We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

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Financial

two stars

79.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 98.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Central California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Central California on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Central California (CA) 83.75 three stars
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 88.80 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South (TN) 89.86 three stars
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 89.00 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico (NM) 86.69 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,429,930
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $266,199
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,696,129
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,696,129
   Other Revenue $6,905
TOTAL REVENUE $1,703,034
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,836,760
   Administrative Expenses $156,473
   Fundraising Expenses $239,202
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,232,435
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-529,401
   
Net Assets $26,944

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
Governance, Development and Management $1,836,760 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 09/01/2018 83.75 three stars
2016-08 12/01/2017 86.14 three stars
2015-08 11/01/2016 88.30 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 87.66 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 90.28 four stars
2013-08 08/01/2014 92.83 four stars
2012-08 06/01/2013 92.72 four stars
2012-08 05/01/2013 91.85 four stars
2011-08 03/01/2013 87.43 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 77-0116530
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
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]
Ruling Date September, 1986
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

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,008 5.15% Diana Rambo Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Central California (CA) 83.75 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South (TN) 89.86 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska (NE) 94.62 four stars
Catch-A-Dream Foundation (MS) 88.84 three stars
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 89.00 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Central California
351 W. Cromwell Ave.
Suite 112-A
Fresno, CA 93711
tel: (559) 221-9474
fax: (559) 221-9472
EIN: 77-0116530

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Board Leadership

Yahaira Garcia-Parea
President

CEO

Jennifer Stolo
Interim President, CEO

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