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

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92.98

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

Board Leadership
Sari Chang
Chair

CEO
Patricia Clemency
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.98
  Financial 90.55
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

90.55

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.50
  Program Expenses Growth 12.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.0%
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) 92.98
Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire (CA) 86.18
Make-A-Wish Central California (CA) 88.30
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana (OH) 85.49
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida (FL) 86.93

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,203,414
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,619,211
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,822,625
   Program Service Revenue $61,800
Total Primary Revenue $9,884,425
   Other Revenue $1,254,298
TOTAL REVENUE $11,138,723
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,688,315
   Administrative Expenses $1,119,449
   Fundraising Expenses $1,448,758
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,256,522
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-117,799
   
Net Assets $20,588,257

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 $8,688,315 100.0%

Ratings History
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-08 06/01/2016 92.98
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/01/2015 91.52
2013-08 05/01/2015 96.18
2013-08 04/01/2015 93.51
2012-08 12/20/2013 92.75
2011-08 12/01/2012 87.81
2010-08 02/01/2012 94.70
2010-08 12/23/2011 94.29
2009-08 09/20/2011 93.27
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 12/22/2010 90.48
2008-08 12/01/2009 92.63
2007-08 11/01/2008 87.76
2006-08 11/01/2007 90.71
2005-08 11/01/2006 82.33
2004-08 12/01/2005 87.06
2003-08 10/01/2004 76.21
2002-08 12/01/2003 82.36

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)
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  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 2011
  • August, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$216,634 1.92% Patricia Clemency President, CEO

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York (NY) 92.98
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island (MA) 87.72
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Minnesota (MN) 85.56
Make-A-Wish Central California (CA) 88.30
Give Kids The World (FL) 100.00

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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

Sari Chang
Chair

CEO

Patricia Clemency
President, CEO

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