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Make-A-Wish Mid-South

Share the power of a wish

three stars

83.62

1780 Moriah Woods Boulevard Suite 10
Memphis, TN 38117
tel: (901) 680-9474   Web Site
EIN: 62-1253153

Board Leadership
Hugh Boone
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Casey K. Tansey
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.62 three stars
  Financial 76.84 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Make-A-Wish Mid-South grants life-changing wishes to children with critical illnesses. Fulfilling a child's wish provides an impactful experience that replaces fear with confidence and sadness with joy. Wishes can often lead to better health outcomes, according to a recent study.
Make-A-Wish Mid-South began in 1986 and has granted more than 6,000 wishes to local children in need of hope.

Make-A-Wish Mid-South grants life-changing wishes to children with critical illnesses. Fulfilling a child's wish provides an impactful experience that replaces fear with confidence and sadness with joy. Wishes can often lead to better health outcomes, according to a recent study.
Make-A-Wish Mid-South began in 1986 and has granted more than 6,000 wishes to local children in need of hope.

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Financial

two stars

76.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Mid-South on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Mid-South on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Mid-South (TN) 83.62 three stars
Dreams Come True of Jacksonville (FL) 90.06 four stars
Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania & West Virginia (PA) 85.17 three stars
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 88.86 three stars
Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina (NC) 86.64 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,545,510
   Federated Campaigns $27,014
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $671,258
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,243,782
   Program Service Revenue $1,900
Total Primary Revenue $4,245,682
   Other Revenue $138,838
TOTAL REVENUE $4,384,520
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,592,958
   Administrative Expenses $429,095
   Fundraising Expenses $460,538
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,482,591
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-98,071
   
Net Assets $3,275,721

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 $3,592,958 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 04/01/2020 83.62 three stars
2018-08 11/01/2019 83.48 three stars
2017-08 08/01/2018 89.86 three stars
2016-08 11/01/2017 89.41 three stars
2015-08 11/01/2016 89.68 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 80.04 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/01/2015 83.39 three stars
2013-08 10/01/2014 82.49 three stars
2012-08 10/01/2013 76.69 two stars
2011-08 11/06/2012 78.51 two stars
2010-08 12/01/2011 82.05 three stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 81.40 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 12/22/2010 76.11 two stars
2008-08 11/01/2009 86.82 three stars
2007-08 10/01/2008 78.46 two stars
2006-08 10/01/2007 83.89 three stars
2005-08 12/01/2006 84.77 three stars
2004-08 10/01/2005 84.62 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 62-1253153
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF THE MID- SOUTH 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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(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 July, 1987
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
$93,313 2.08% Casey K. Tansey President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Mid-South (TN) 83.62 three stars
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 88.10 three stars
Dream Factory (KY) 92.63 four stars
Children's Dream Fund (FL) 87.79 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah (UT) 89.25 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Mid-South
1780 Moriah Woods Boulevard
Suite 10
Memphis, TN 38117
tel: (901) 680-9474
fax: (901) 680-0912
EIN: 62-1253153

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Board Leadership

Hugh Boone
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Casey K. Tansey
President & CEO

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