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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii

Share the power of a wish

three stars

88.35

223 South King Street Suite 100
Honolulu, HI 96813
tel: (808) 537-3118   Web Site
EIN: 99-0220777

Board Leadership
Jeff Higashi
Board Chair

CEO
Trini Kaopuiki Clark
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.35 three stars
  Financial 83.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated late in 1982, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii, is the thirteenth of 66 chapters in 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Territory of Guam, that comprise the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America. We grant the wishes of children in Hawaii with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Our purpose is to grant the wish of each child between the ages of 2 ½ and 18 who has a life-threatening medical condition (i.e., a progressive, degenerative or malignant medical condition that has placed the child's life in jeopardy). The first Hawaii wish was granted in 1984. Now, 25 years later, more than 700 wishes have been completed.

Incorporated late in 1982, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii, is the thirteenth of 66 chapters in 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Territory of Guam, that comprise the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America. We grant the wishes of children in Hawaii with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Our purpose is to grant the wish of each child between the ages of 2 ½ and 18 who has a life-threatening medical condition (i.e., a progressive, degenerative or malignant medical condition that has placed the child's life in jeopardy). The first Hawaii wish was granted in 1984. Now, 25 years later, more than 700 wishes have been completed.

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Financial

three stars

83.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth 10.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii (HI) 88.35 three stars
Give Kids The World Village (FL) 97.62 four stars
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 88.10 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 93.11 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut (CT) 89.60 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,840,399
   Federated Campaigns $129,201
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $734,470
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,704,070
   Program Service Revenue $1,196,561
Total Primary Revenue $3,900,631
   Other Revenue $292,085
TOTAL REVENUE $4,192,716
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,150,526
   Administrative Expenses $264,712
   Fundraising Expenses $576,085
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,991,323
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $201,393
   
Net Assets $2,716,587

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 $3,150,526 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 12/01/2019 88.35 three stars
2017-08 12/21/2018 90.63 four stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 90.91 four stars
2015-08 10/01/2017 92.61 four stars
2015-08 03/01/2017 91.36 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 95.87 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 97.56 four stars
2013-08 12/01/2014 87.59 three stars
2012-08 12/20/2013 85.00 three stars
2011-08 12/01/2012 84.88 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 85.58 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 09/01/2010 92.45 four stars
2008-08 12/01/2009 85.94 three stars
2007-08 10/01/2008 85.02 three stars
2006-08 08/01/2007 91.36 four stars
2005-08 11/01/2006 92.33 four stars
2004-08 05/01/2005 95.61 four stars
2003-08 03/01/2005 88.71 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 99-0220777
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF HAWAII INC
NTEE Code E86
NTEE Classification Patient Services - Entertainment, Recreation
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (998) Unspecified
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 April, 1985
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, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$147,356 3.69% Siana Austin Hunt President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii (HI) 88.35 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Dakota (SD) 86.90 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida (FL) 86.76 three stars
Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina (NC) 86.64 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey (NJ) 88.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii
223 South King Street
Suite 100
Honolulu, HI 96813
tel: (808) 537-3118
fax: (808) 536-5566
EIN: 99-0220777

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1877
Honolulu, HI 96805

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Board Leadership

Jeff Higashi
Board Chair

CEO

Trini Kaopuiki Clark
President and CEO

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