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Make-A-Wish® Missouri & Kansas

Transform lives, one wish at a time.

two stars

77.46

13523 Barrett Parkway Drive Suite 241
Ballwin, MO 63021
tel: (314) 205-9474   Web Site
EIN: 43-1550697

Board Leadership
Denise Kruse
Chair

CEO
Caroline Schmidt
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.46 two stars
  Financial 68.27 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/20/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Make-A-Wish® Missouri & Kansas Our Mission: Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Our Vision: To grant the wish of every eligible child. Our Values: Integrity, Child Focus, Impact, Community, Innovation.

Make-A-Wish® Missouri & Kansas Our Mission: Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Our Vision: To grant the wish of every eligible child. Our Values: Integrity, Child Focus, Impact, Community, Innovation.

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Financial

one star

68.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/20/2019 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)
70.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth -4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish® Missouri & Kansas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish® Missouri & Kansas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish® Missouri & Kansas (MO) 77.46 two stars
Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana (TX) 90.74 four stars
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 89.18 three stars
Sunshine Foundation (PA) 86.35 three stars
enCourage Kids Foundation (NY) 89.25 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,216,975
   Federated Campaigns $14,957
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,253,802
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,485,734
   Program Service Revenue $2,700
Total Primary Revenue $4,488,434
   Other Revenue $92,899
TOTAL REVENUE $4,581,333
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,210,010
   Administrative Expenses $577,726
   Fundraising Expenses $1,073,287
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,861,023
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-279,690
   
Net Assets $2,710,027

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 $3,210,010 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 12/20/2019 77.46 two stars
2017-08 12/01/2018 79.77 two stars
2016-08 11/01/2017 83.90 three stars
2015-08 11/01/2016 83.13 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 86.66 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 89.66 three stars
2013-08 10/01/2014 91.30 four stars
2012-08 07/01/2013 92.90 four stars
2011-08 12/01/2012 81.01 three stars
2011-08 11/06/2012 80.66 three stars
2010-08 11/01/2011 91.28 four stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 91.10 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 87.41 three stars
2008-08 12/01/2009 90.35 four stars
2007-08 10/01/2008 85.37 three stars
2006-08 08/01/2007 73.87 two stars
2005-08 10/01/2006 87.16 three stars
2004-08 07/01/2005 83.61 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 43-1550697
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF MISSOURI AND KANSAS
NTEE Code P99
NTEE Classification Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 October, 1990
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
$162,704 3.34% Luann Bott President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish® Missouri & Kansas (MO) 77.46 two stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego (CA) 91.24 four stars
Dream Factory (KY) 92.63 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hawaii (HI) 88.35 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska (NE) 91.80 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish® Missouri & Kansas
13523 Barrett Parkway Drive
Suite 241
Ballwin, MO 63021
tel: (314) 205-9474
fax: (855) 777-9474
EIN: 43-1550697

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Board Leadership

Denise Kruse
Chair

CEO

Caroline Schmidt
President, CEO

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