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Health : Patient and Family Support

Make-A-Wish Georgia

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80.10

1775 The Exchange SE Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30339
tel: (770) 916-9474   Web Site
EIN: 58-2146828

Board Leadership
Bruce Ford
Chair

CEO
Tim Earley
CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.10
  Financial 72.02
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

72.02

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
73.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.9%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Georgia (GA) 80.10
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 97.32
Cal's All Star Angel Foundation Inc. (IL) 91.15
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut (CT) 87.50
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey (NJ) 92.48

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,419,016
   Federated Campaigns $20,081
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,306,304
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,745,401
   Program Service Revenue $13,650
Total Primary Revenue $6,759,051
   Other Revenue $-23,753
TOTAL REVENUE $6,735,298
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,368,641
   Administrative Expenses $611,309
   Fundraising Expenses $1,369,005
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,348,955
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $386,343
   
Net Assets $1,697,690

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 $4,368,641 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 02/01/2021 80.10
2018-08 12/01/2019 75.91
2017-08 12/21/2018 76.80
2016-08 03/01/2018 77.04
2015-08 11/01/2016 74.26
2014-08 06/01/2016 74.00
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 79.13
2013-08 07/01/2015 88.35
2012-08 02/01/2014 82.43
2011-08 02/01/2013 79.78
2011-08 11/06/2012 78.69
2010-08 05/01/2012 79.06
2010-08 11/01/2011 78.49
2009-08 09/20/2011 85.00
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 80.39
2008-08 12/01/2009 85.35
2007-08 10/01/2008 78.70
2006-08 07/01/2007 76.77
2005-08 07/01/2006 86.63
2004-08 08/01/2005 86.92

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 P30
NTEE Classification Children's, Youth Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$205,550 3.23% Tim Earley CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Georgia (GA) 80.10
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois (IL) 85.79
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island (MA) 88.94
Make-A-Wish Arizona (AZ) 85.95
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut (CT) 87.50

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Bruce Ford
Chair

CEO

Tim Earley
CEO

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