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Health : Patient and Family Support

Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties

Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

three stars

89.21

4001 Mission Oaks Boulevard Suite F
Camarillo, CA 93012
tel: (805) 676-9474   Web Site
EIN: 77-0098671

Board Leadership
Dore Baker
Board Chair

CEO
Pattie Mullins
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.21 three stars
  Financial 88.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Every 34 minutes Make-A-Wish® grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories. We believe that a wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides us in everything we do. It inspires us to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve. Founded in 1985, Make-A-Wish® Tri-Counties has granted the wishes of more than 1,650 local children in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties on the central coast of California.

Every 34 minutes Make-A-Wish® grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories. We believe that a wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides us in everything we do. It inspires us to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve. Founded in 1985, Make-A-Wish® Tri-Counties has granted the wishes of more than 1,650 local children in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties on the central coast of California.

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Financial

three stars

88.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.28
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties (CA) 89.21 three stars
Make-A-Wish Arizona (AZ) 87.47 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska (NE) 91.80 four stars
Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina (NC) 86.64 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 89.34 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,019,402
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $149,617
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,169,019
   Program Service Revenue $600
Total Primary Revenue $1,169,619
   Other Revenue $51,230
TOTAL REVENUE $1,220,849
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,168,117
   Administrative Expenses $182,085
   Fundraising Expenses $106,869
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,457,071
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-236,222
   
Net Assets $1,857,213

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 Program $1,168,117 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 12/01/2019 89.21 three stars
2017-08 11/01/2019 87.62 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 77-0098671
Name in IRS Master File MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION OF THE TRI COUNTIES INC
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 (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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date July, 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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$125,000 8.57% Patricia M. Mullins CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties (CA) 89.21 three stars
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 89.18 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island (MA) 87.31 three stars
Children's Dream Fund (FL) 87.79 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii (HI) 88.35 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties
4001 Mission Oaks Boulevard
Suite F
Camarillo, CA 93012
tel: (805) 676-9474
EIN: 77-0098671

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Board Leadership

Dore Baker
Board Chair

CEO

Pattie Mullins
Chief Executive Officer

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