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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine

Share the power of a wish

two stars

79.75

477 Congress Street Suite M1
Portland, ME 04101
tel: (207) 221-2306   Web Site
EIN: 01-0477512

Board Leadership
Lynn Bak
Board Chair

CEO
Kate Vickery
Program Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.75 two stars
  Financial 72.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 94.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

two stars

72.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

94.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
75.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.7%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine (ME) 79.75 two stars
Children's Cancer Association (OR) 88.21 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah (UT) 89.59 three stars
HopeKids (AZ) 98.23 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeast New York (NY) 86.24 three stars

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The Maine Chapter of Make-A-Wish opened in 1992. Founded by Wayne and Caroline Morong, in Camden, the Maine chapter has grown to serve children in each of Maine's 16 counties. The Maine chapter has granted over 1,300 wishes. This year, the organization expects to grant the greatest wish of over 70 seriously ill Maine children, which is an average of one wish every five days.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $988,024
   Federated Campaigns $31,287
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $194,228
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,213,539
   Program Service Revenue $625
Total Primary Revenue $1,214,164
   Other Revenue $51,423
TOTAL REVENUE $1,265,587
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,008,921
   Administrative Expenses $87,876
   Fundraising Expenses $238,211
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,335,008
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-69,421
   
Net Assets $652,031

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 $1,008,921 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Charles Morrison Interim CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$91,875 6.88% Thomas Peaco Former Executive Director

The Maine Chapter of Make-A-Wish opened in 1992. Founded by Wayne and Caroline Morong, in Camden, the Maine chapter has grown to serve children in each of Maine's 16 counties. The Maine chapter has granted over 1,300 wishes. This year, the organization expects to grant the greatest wish of over 70 seriously ill Maine children, which is an average of one wish every five days.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine (ME) 79.75 two stars
Dream Foundation (CA) 96.66 four stars
Make-A-Wish Arizona (AZ) 86.75 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Dakota (SD) 89.17 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut (CT) 89.44 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine
477 Congress Street
Suite M1
Portland, ME 04101
tel: (207) 221-2306
EIN: 01-0477512

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Board Leadership

Lynn Bak
Board Chair

CEO

Kate Vickery
Program Director

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