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Make-A-Wish Georgia

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two stars

75.91

1775 The Exchange SE Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30339
tel: (888) 517-9474   Web Site
EIN: 58-2146828

Board Leadership
Tim Crow
Chair

CEO
Tim Earley
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.91 two stars
  Financial 66.66 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Make-A-Wish Georgia grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

Since 1995, we've granted the wishes of nearly 7,000 kids across the state of Georgia. Any child between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18, who has been determined by a physician to have a life-threatening medical condition and has not been granted a previous wish, is eligible.

Make-A-Wish Georgia grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

Since 1995, we've granted the wishes of nearly 7,000 kids across the state of Georgia. Any child between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18, who has been determined by a physician to have a life-threatening medical condition and has not been granted a previous wish, is eligible.

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Financial

one star

66.66

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
78.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 243.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Georgia (GA) 75.91 two stars
Dream Foundation (CA) 88.76 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 89.34 three stars
Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana (TX) 90.74 four stars
Give Kids The World Village (FL) 97.62 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,693,567
   Federated Campaigns $23,066
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,310,432
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,027,065
   Program Service Revenue $17,550
Total Primary Revenue $7,044,615
   Other Revenue $-20,757
TOTAL REVENUE $7,023,858
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,998,146
   Administrative Expenses $639,742
   Fundraising Expenses $802,766
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,440,654
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $583,204
   
Net Assets $-2,494,269

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 $4,998,146 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 12/01/2019 75.91 two stars
2017-08 12/21/2018 76.80 two stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 77.04 two stars
2015-08 11/01/2016 74.26 two stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 74.00 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 79.13 two stars
2013-08 07/01/2015 88.35 three stars
2012-08 02/01/2014 82.43 three stars
2011-08 02/01/2013 79.78 two stars
2011-08 11/06/2012 78.69 two stars
2010-08 05/01/2012 79.06 two stars
2010-08 11/01/2011 78.49 two stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 85.00 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 80.39 three stars
2008-08 12/01/2009 85.35 three stars
2007-08 10/01/2008 78.70 two stars
2006-08 07/01/2007 76.77 two stars
2005-08 07/01/2006 86.63 three stars
2004-08 08/01/2005 86.92 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 58-2146828
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF GEORGIA INC
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
(927) Fundraising
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, 1995
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
$190,000 2.95% Timothy J. Earley CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Georgia (GA) 75.91 two stars
Cal's All Star Angel Foundation Inc. (IL) 95.19 four stars
HopeKids (AZ) 98.23 four stars
Starlight Children's Foundation (CA) 93.94 four stars
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 88.10 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Georgia
1775 The Exchange SE
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30339
tel: (888) 517-9474
fax: (770) 916-0222
EIN: 58-2146828

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Board Leadership

Tim Crow
Chair

CEO

Tim Earley
CEO

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