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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central & South Texas

Share the power of a wish

two stars

79.62

2224 Walsh Tarlton Lane Suite 200
Austin, TX 78746
tel: (800) 880-9474   Web Site
EIN: 74-2357788

Board Leadership
Anthony Schiavo
Chair

CEO
Kathrin Brewer
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.62 two stars
  Financial 71.18 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Make-A-Wish® Central & South Texas creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child's wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. Headquartered in Austin and San Antonio, Texas, Make-A-Wish is the leading children's wish-granting organization, serving children in 40 counties across central and south Texas. Together, generous donors, supporters, staff and 33,000 volunteers across the U.S., grant a wish every 34 minutes, on average, somewhere in the country. Since 1980, Make-A-Wish has granted more than 285,000 wishes to children in the U.S. and its territories; more than 15,300 in 2016 alone. For more information about Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas, visit cstx.wish.org.

Make-A-Wish® Central & South Texas creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child's wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. Headquartered in Austin and San Antonio, Texas, Make-A-Wish is the leading children's wish-granting organization, serving children in 40 counties across central and south Texas. Together, generous donors, supporters, staff and 33,000 volunteers across the U.S., grant a wish every 34 minutes, on average, somewhere in the country. Since 1980, Make-A-Wish has granted more than 285,000 wishes to children in the U.S. and its territories; more than 15,300 in 2016 alone. For more information about Make-A-Wish Central & South Texas, visit cstx.wish.org.

Financial

two stars

71.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
82.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 161.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central & South Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central & South Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central & South Texas (TX) 79.62 two stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,747,440
   Federated Campaigns $29,824
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $700,834
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,478,098
   Program Service Revenue $9,450
Total Primary Revenue $4,487,548
   Other Revenue $-18,873
TOTAL REVENUE $4,468,675
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,095,711
   Administrative Expenses $291,670
   Fundraising Expenses $546,888
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,934,269
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-465,594
   
Net Assets $-1,285,549

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 $4,095,711 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 03/01/2021 79.62 two stars
2018-08 12/01/2019 79.51 two stars
2017-08 12/21/2018 81.45 three stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 81.14 three stars
2015-08 11/01/2016 82.18 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 82.70 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 88.35 three stars
2013-08 11/01/2014 82.45 three stars
2012-08 10/01/2013 77.84 two stars
2011-08 08/01/2012 77.65 two stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 79.64 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 06/01/2011 72.10 two stars
2009-08 02/01/2011 77.07 two stars
2008-08 09/01/2009 93.45 four stars
2007-08 06/01/2008 91.01 four stars
2006-08 09/01/2007 87.99 three stars
2005-08 09/01/2006 85.12 three stars
2004-08 05/01/2005 81.47 three stars
2003-08 03/01/2005 73.77 two 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 74-2357788
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF CENTRAL
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 (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 June, 1985
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, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$162,623 3.29% Kathrin Brewer President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central & South Texas (TX) 79.62 two stars
Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana (TX) 93.63 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut (CT) 87.50 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and Western New York (NY) 87.02 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 90.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central & South Texas
2224 Walsh Tarlton Lane
Suite 200
Austin, TX 78746
tel: (800) 880-9474
fax: (512) 328-3326
EIN: 74-2357788

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Board Leadership

Anthony Schiavo
Chair

CEO

Kathrin Brewer
President and CEO

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