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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine

Share the power of a wish

three stars

80.85

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 80.85 three stars
  Financial 73.85 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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, 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.

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.

Financial

two stars

73.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
75.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.05
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 43.2%
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) 80.85 three stars
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 89.00 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 86.06 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska (NE) 94.62 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey (NJ) 91.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $979,274
   Federated Campaigns $16,795
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $431,309
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,427,378
   Program Service Revenue $1,651
Total Primary Revenue $1,429,029
   Other Revenue $-3,278
TOTAL REVENUE $1,425,751
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,072,708
   Administrative Expenses $102,404
   Fundraising Expenses $241,934
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,417,046
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,705
   
Net Assets $731,608

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 $1,072,708 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$21,923 1.54% Nancy Koglmeier President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$12,000 0.84% Charles Morrison Interim Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine (ME) 80.85 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 90.47 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island (MA) 87.91 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico (NM) 86.69 three stars
Starlight Children's Foundation (CA) 90.52 four 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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