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Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico

Granting wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve.

three stars

85.69

144 Louisiana Boulevard NE Albuquerque, NM 87108
tel: (505) 888-9474   Web Site
EIN: 85-0347088

Board Leadership
Troy Geer
Chair

CEO
Sara Lister
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.69 three stars
  Financial 80.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Every 37 minutes Make-A-Wish® grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories. The New Mexico chapter was established in 1986, and in January of 1987 we granted our first Wish for Donovan, who Wished for his very own bicycle. In the past 30 years we have granted more than 1800 Wishes to New Mexico children! We are incredibly grateful to our donors, supporters and volunteers who have helped to make our success possible as we strive to reach as many eligible New Mexico children as possible…THANK YOU!

Every 37 minutes Make-A-Wish® grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories. The New Mexico chapter was established in 1986, and in January of 1987 we granted our first Wish for Donovan, who Wished for his very own bicycle. In the past 30 years we have granted more than 1800 Wishes to New Mexico children! We are incredibly grateful to our donors, supporters and volunteers who have helped to make our success possible as we strive to reach as many eligible New Mexico children as possible…THANK YOU!

Financial

three stars

80.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 12.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 117.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico (NM) 85.69 three stars
Dreams Come True (FL) 92.22 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska (NE) 93.28 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego (CA) 96.87 four stars
Give Kids The World Village (FL) 98.62 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,525,575
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $159,097
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,684,672
   Program Service Revenue $900
Total Primary Revenue $1,685,572
   Other Revenue $4,081
TOTAL REVENUE $1,689,653
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,599,455
   Administrative Expenses $49,851
   Fundraising Expenses $149,645
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,798,951
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-109,298
   
Net Assets $-83,731

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 $1,599,455 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 12/21/2018 85.69 three stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 86.69 three stars
2015-08 06/01/2017 89.02 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 85-0347088
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF NEW MEXICO
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 (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 November, 1986
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, 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
$117,495 6.53% Robert W Biggers President/CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico (NM) 85.69 three stars
The Rainbow Connection (MI) 96.66 four stars
Dream Factory (KY) 92.38 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut (CT) 87.75 three stars
A Kid Again (OH) 94.80 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico
144 Louisiana Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
tel: (505) 888-9474
EIN: 85-0347088

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Board Leadership

Troy Geer
Chair

CEO

Sara Lister
President, CEO

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