Health : Patient and Family Support

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska

Transform lives, one wish at a time.

four stars

91.80

11836 Arbor Street Omaha, NE 68144
tel: (800) 760-9474   Web Site
EIN: 47-0671096

Board Leadership
David Kirkwood
Chairman

CEO
Brigette Young
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.80 four stars
  Financial 88.80 three 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.

Our mission: Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Our vision is to grant the wish of every eligible child. Wishes matter. A wish is not a fleeting gift - it's a carefully planned journey, designed to complement a child's medical treatment, and give them the hope, strength and joy they need to fight their illness. Make-A-Wish Nebraska has granted over 2,550 wishes to children in the state of Nebraska since 1983.

Our mission: Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Our vision is to grant the wish of every eligible child. Wishes matter. A wish is not a fleeting gift - it's a carefully planned journey, designed to complement a child's medical treatment, and give them the hope, strength and joy they need to fight their illness. Make-A-Wish Nebraska has granted over 2,550 wishes to children in the state of Nebraska since 1983.

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Financial

three stars

88.80

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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.51
  Program Expenses Growth 4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.9%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,190,478
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $75,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,265,478
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,265,478
   Other Revenue $761,640
TOTAL REVENUE $3,027,118
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,522,313
   Administrative Expenses $249,835
   Fundraising Expenses $279,448
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,051,596
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-24,478
   
Net Assets $7,320,083

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,300 4.49% Brigette Young President

Mission

Our mission: Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Our vision is to grant the wish of every eligible child. Wishes matter. A wish is not a fleeting gift - it's a carefully planned journey, designed to complement a child's medical treatment, and give them the hope, strength and joy they need to fight their illness. Make-A-Wish Nebraska has granted over 2,550 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) 91.80 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 93.11 four stars
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 89.18 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Nevada (NV) 89.34 three stars
Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina (NC) 86.64 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Nebraska
11836 Arbor Street
Omaha, NE 68144
tel: (800) 760-9474
fax: (402) 333-8228
EIN: 47-0671096

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Board Leadership

David Kirkwood
Chairman

CEO

Brigette Young
President, CEO