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Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas

Share the power of a wish

three stars

84.21

6655 Deseo Drive Irving, TX 75039
tel: (214) 496-9474   Web Site
EIN: 75-1889666

Board Leadership
Doug Aron
Board Chair

CEO
Scotty Landry
President and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.21 three stars
  Financial 80.04 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas works to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions, in order to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. We want to provide children with the hope for better times, the strength for the tough times and the joy to experience the present. The Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas has granted more than 7,000 wishes since our inception in 1982. Our goal is to be a unique part of the treatment process. With doctors providing the medicine, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation supplying the magic, we strive to create miracles in the lives of some very special children.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas works to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions, in order to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. We want to provide children with the hope for better times, the strength for the tough times and the joy to experience the present. The Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas has granted more than 7,000 wishes since our inception in 1982. Our goal is to be a unique part of the treatment process. With doctors providing the medicine, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation supplying the magic, we strive to create miracles in the lives of some very special children.

Financial

three stars

80.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
76.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth 17.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas (TX) 84.21 three stars
Make-A-Wish Arizona (AZ) 86.79 three stars
Dream Factory (KY) 91.77 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah (UT) 93.73 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico (NM) 86.69 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,287,656
   Federated Campaigns $42,156
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,244,303
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,574,115
   Program Service Revenue $19,875
Total Primary Revenue $9,593,990
   Other Revenue $-104,315
TOTAL REVENUE $9,489,675
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,472,559
   Administrative Expenses $534,657
   Fundraising Expenses $1,907,795
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,915,011
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,425,336
   
Net Assets $5,129,924

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 Programs $8,472,559 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-08 03/01/2018 84.21 three stars
2015-08 03/01/2017 86.71 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 86.50 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/01/2015 90.22 four stars
2013-08 12/22/2014 90.87 four stars
2012-08 09/01/2013 80.43 three stars
2011-08 07/01/2012 75.66 two stars
2010-08 03/01/2012 77.07 two stars
2010-08 11/01/2011 75.95 two stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 83.11 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 82.14 three stars
2008-08 04/01/2010 88.68 three stars
2007-08 03/01/2009 88.05 three stars
2006-08 11/01/2007 90.28 four stars
2005-08 11/01/2006 93.23 four stars
2004-08 07/01/2005 83.86 three stars
2003-08 10/01/2004 85.85 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 75-1889666
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS
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 (408) Community service organization
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, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012

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
$253,438 2.32% Scotty Landry CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas (TX) 84.21 three stars
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 90.08 four stars
Dreams Come True (FL) 95.04 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 86.06 three stars
Make-A-Wish Central California (CA) 86.14 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas
6655 Deseo Drive
Irving, TX 75039
tel: (214) 496-9474
fax: (214) 496-9475
EIN: 75-1889666

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Board Leadership

Doug Aron
Board Chair

CEO

Scotty Landry
President and CEO

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