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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska

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95.29

11926 Arbor Street Suite 102
Omaha, NE 68144
tel: (800) 760-9474   Web Site
EIN: 47-0671096

Board Leadership
Stuart Bartuff
Chairman

CEO
Brigette Young
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.29
  Financial 97.11
  Accountability & Transparency 94.00
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

97.11

Accountability & Transparency

94.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.32
  Program Expenses Growth 9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska (NE) 95.29
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South (TN) 89.68
Dreams Come True (FL) 94.16
The Rainbow Connection (MI) 91.38
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 90.66

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The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Fulfilling a child's wish provides a joyful and meaningful experience that benefits both the child and the family. Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska has granted close to 1,800 wishes to children in the state of Nebraska since 1983.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,501,962
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $71,925
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,573,887
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,573,887
   Other Revenue $682,151
TOTAL REVENUE $3,256,038
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,216,634
   Administrative Expenses $189,471
   Fundraising Expenses $206,489
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,612,594
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $643,444
   
Net Assets $5,707,841

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 $2,216,634 100.0%

Ratings History
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 11/01/2016 95.29
2014-08 06/01/2016 95.36
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 95.63
2013-08 11/01/2014 97.55
2012-08 12/20/2013 90.04
2011-08 09/01/2012 91.16
2011-08 08/01/2012 89.86
2010-08 11/01/2011 93.12
2009-08 09/20/2011 94.91
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 11/01/2010 98.32
2008-08 12/01/2009 98.41
2007-08 10/01/2008 93.14
2006-08 08/01/2007 92.54
2005-08 06/01/2006 97.97
2004-08 09/01/2005 94.82

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 47-0671096
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH OF NEBRASKA
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 January, 1985
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, 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
$109,446 4.18% Brigette Young President

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Fulfilling a child's wish provides a joyful and meaningful experience that benefits both the child and the family. Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska has granted close to 1,800 wishes to children in the state of Nebraska since 1983.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska (NE) 95.29
Make-A-Wish Arizona (AZ) 86.75
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeast New York (NY) 86.24
Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire (CA) 86.18
enCourage Kids Foundation (NY) 86.35

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska
11926 Arbor Street
Suite 102
Omaha, NE 68144
tel: (800) 760-9474
fax: (402) 333-8228
EIN: 47-0671096

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Board Leadership

Stuart Bartuff
Chairman

CEO

Brigette Young
President

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