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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine

Share the power of a wish

three stars

84.17

66 Mussey Road Scarborough, ME 04074
tel: (207) 221-2306   Web Site
EIN: 01-0477512

Board Leadership
Kim Anania
Board Chair

CEO
Kate Vickery
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.17 three stars
  Financial 77.82 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Maine chapter of Make-A-Wish opened in 1992. Founded by Wayne and Caroline Morong, in Camden, Make-A-Wish Maine has grown to serve children in each of Maine's 16 counties. We have granted over 1400 since our first year. This organization grants an average of one wish every five days.

The Maine chapter of Make-A-Wish opened in 1992. Founded by Wayne and Caroline Morong, in Camden, Make-A-Wish Maine has grown to serve children in each of Maine's 16 counties. We have granted over 1400 since our first year. This organization grants an average of one wish every five days.

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Financial

two stars

77.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

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)
75.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.73
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine (ME) 84.17 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 89.34 three stars
Dreams Come True of Jacksonville (FL) 90.06 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey (NJ) 88.68 three stars
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 88.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,328,047
   Federated Campaigns $28,394
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $458,333
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,814,774
   Program Service Revenue $300
Total Primary Revenue $1,815,074
   Other Revenue $-112
TOTAL REVENUE $1,814,962
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,188,174
   Administrative Expenses $70,423
   Fundraising Expenses $287,377
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,545,974
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $268,988
   
Net Assets $1,686,420

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 $1,188,174 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 12/01/2019 84.17 three stars
2017-08 12/21/2018 78.38 two stars
2016-08 03/01/2018 80.85 three stars
2015-08 12/01/2016 79.75 two stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 77.54 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 08/01/2015 81.59 three stars
2013-08 07/01/2015 75.11 two stars
2012-08 12/20/2013 83.23 three stars
2011-08 12/01/2012 81.57 three stars
2010-08 08/01/2012 81.02 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 01-0477512
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF MAINE
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 (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 March, 1993
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
$71,562 4.62% Kate Vickery Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$63,423 4.10% Alex Gaeth Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine (ME) 84.17 three stars
Cal's All Star Angel Foundation Inc. (IL) 93.31 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 89.34 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida (FL) 86.76 three stars
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 89.18 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine
66 Mussey Road
Scarborough, ME 04074
tel: (207) 221-2306
EIN: 01-0477512

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Board Leadership

Kim Anania
Board Chair

CEO

Kate Vickery
Executive Director

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