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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York

We all have the power to grant a wish!

three stars

84.57

1111 Marcus Avenue Suite LL22
Lake Success, NY 11042
tel: (516) 944-6212   Web Site
EIN: 11-2645641

Board Leadership
Bret Leas
Chair

CEO
Phil Lussier
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.57 three stars
  Financial 78.40 two 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.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York grants 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

78.40

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)
74.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.73
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York (NY) 84.57 three stars
Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana (TX) 92.33 four stars
Dream Factory (KY) 92.38 four stars
Children's Dream Fund (FL) 88.58 three stars
Catch-A-Dream Foundation (MS) 85.41 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,725,231
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,140,759
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,865,990
   Program Service Revenue $77,625
Total Primary Revenue $11,943,615
   Other Revenue $411,894
TOTAL REVENUE $12,355,509
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,779,054
   Administrative Expenses $2,008,417
   Fundraising Expenses $1,744,970
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,532,441
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,176,932
   
Net Assets $13,402,688

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
Grant Wishes $9,779,054 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 12/21/2018 84.57 three stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 83.94 three stars
2015-08 04/01/2017 89.60 three stars
2015-08 03/01/2017 88.97 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 92.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/01/2015 91.52 four stars
2013-08 05/01/2015 96.18 four stars
2013-08 04/01/2015 93.51 four stars
2012-08 12/20/2013 92.75 four stars
2011-08 12/01/2012 87.81 three stars
2010-08 02/01/2012 94.70 four stars
2010-08 12/23/2011 94.29 four stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 93.27 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 12/22/2010 90.48 four stars
2008-08 12/01/2009 92.63 four stars
2007-08 11/01/2008 87.76 three stars
2006-08 11/01/2007 90.71 four stars
2005-08 11/01/2006 82.33 three stars
2004-08 12/01/2005 87.06 three stars
2003-08 10/01/2004 76.21 two 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 11-2645641
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF METRO NEW YORK AND WESTERN NEW YORK
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 (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, 1983
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$61,346 0.45% Phillip Lussier President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$267,957 1.98% Patricia Clemency Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York (NY) 84.57 three stars
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 85.20 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah (UT) 92.03 four stars
Dreams Come True of Jacksonville (FL) 91.95 four stars
Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana (TX) 92.33 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York
1111 Marcus Avenue
Suite LL22
Lake Success, NY 11042
tel: (516) 944-6212
fax: (516) 944-6441
EIN: 11-2645641

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Board Leadership

Bret Leas
Chair

CEO

Phil Lussier
Chief Executive Officer

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