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Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South

Share the power of a wish

three stars

89.86

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

Board Leadership
Paul Prather
Board Chairman

CEO
Casey Tansey
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.86 three stars
  Financial 85.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. Fulfilling a child's wish provides a joyful and meaningful experience that benefits both the child and the family. The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South was founded in 1986. Since that time, the Mid-South chapter and its supporters have made dreams come true for more than 4,500 children.

Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. Fulfilling a child's wish provides a joyful and meaningful experience that benefits both the child and the family. The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South was founded in 1986. Since that time, the Mid-South chapter and its supporters have made dreams come true for more than 4,500 children.

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Financial

three stars

85.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 11.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South (TN) 89.86 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 90.55 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey (NJ) 91.60 four stars
Dream Factory (KY) 92.38 four stars
Make-A-Wish Central California (CA) 86.14 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,533,617
   Federated Campaigns $26,004
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $642,731
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,202,352
   Program Service Revenue $2,200
Total Primary Revenue $4,204,552
   Other Revenue $82,702
TOTAL REVENUE $4,287,254
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,547,956
   Administrative Expenses $462,826
   Fundraising Expenses $416,653
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,427,435
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-140,181
   
Net Assets $3,223,235

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 $3,547,956 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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

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
$117,920 2.66% Elizabeth Nelson President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South (TN) 89.86 three stars
Dream Factory (KY) 92.38 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego (CA) 93.47 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 90.55 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley (NY) 85.11 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of the 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

Paul Prather
Board Chairman

CEO

Casey Tansey
President, CEO

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