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Health : Patient and Family Support

Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas

Share the power of a wish

74.13

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

Board Leadership
Kathy Leonard
Board Chair

CEO
Scotty Landry
President and CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.13
  Financial 63.55
  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 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

63.55

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)
71.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.97
  Program Expenses Growth -5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 44.4%
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) 74.13
Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina (NC) 86.88
A Kid Again (OH) 96.46
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska (NE) 92.65
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Hampshire (NH) 91.76

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,728,872
   Federated Campaigns $27,249
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,951,134
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,707,255
   Program Service Revenue $12,000
Total Primary Revenue $12,719,255
   Other Revenue $-835,794
TOTAL REVENUE $11,883,461
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,134,022
   Administrative Expenses $964,969
   Fundraising Expenses $2,408,617
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,507,608
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,375,853
   
Net Assets $11,069,612

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 $7,134,022 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 06/01/2021 74.13
2018-08 12/01/2019 77.79
2017-08 12/21/2018 83.38
2016-08 03/01/2018 84.21
2015-08 03/01/2017 86.71
2014-08 06/01/2016 86.50
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/01/2015 90.22
2013-08 12/22/2014 90.87
2012-08 09/01/2013 80.43
2011-08 07/01/2012 75.66
2010-08 03/01/2012 77.07
2010-08 11/01/2011 75.95
2009-08 09/20/2011 83.11
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 82.14
2008-08 04/01/2010 88.68
2007-08 03/01/2009 88.05
2006-08 11/01/2007 90.28
2005-08 11/01/2006 93.23
2004-08 07/01/2005 83.86
2003-08 10/01/2004 85.85

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)
(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
$212,546 2.02% Scotty Landry President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas (TX) 74.13
Make-A-Wish® Missouri & Kansas (MO) 87.86
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska (NE) 92.65
Give Kids The World Village (FL) 98.08
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 88.86

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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

Kathy Leonard
Board Chair

CEO

Scotty Landry
President and CEO

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