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Health : Patient and Family Support

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

We all have the power to grant a wish!

87.02

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

Board Leadership
Stephen Thomas
Chair

CEO
Phil Lussier
Chief Executive Officer

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.02
  Financial 81.90
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

81.90

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
72.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.02
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
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) 87.02
enCourage Kids Foundation (NY) 89.39
Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana (TX) 93.63
Make-A-Wish Oklahoma (OK) 85.65
Dreams Come True of Jacksonville (FL) 90.06

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,177,872
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,259,648
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,437,520
   Program Service Revenue $109,700
Total Primary Revenue $14,547,220
   Other Revenue $249,029
TOTAL REVENUE $14,796,249
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,499,108
   Administrative Expenses $1,997,312
   Fundraising Expenses $2,558,445
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,054,865
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $741,384
   
Net Assets $18,688,141

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 06/01/2021 87.02
2018-08 02/01/2020 84.26
2017-08 12/21/2018 84.57
2016-08 03/01/2018 83.94
2015-08 04/01/2017 89.60
2015-08 03/01/2017 88.97
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

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, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$366,231 2.60% Philip Lussier President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York (NY) 87.02
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska (NE) 92.65
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire (NH) 91.76
Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania & West Virginia (PA) 85.17
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah (UT) 97.76

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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

Stephen Thomas
Chair

CEO

Phil Lussier
Chief Executive Officer

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