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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah

Share the power of a wish

three stars

89.59

771 East Winchester Murray, UT 84107
tel: (800) 860-9474   Web Site
EIN: 74-2392822

Board Leadership
Steve Barth
Board Chair

CEO
Jared Perry
President & Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.59 three stars
  Financial 89.20 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

89.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 44.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah (UT) 89.59 three stars
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 92.08 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico (NM) 89.02 three stars
Give Kids The World (FL) 100.00 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin (WI) 91.73 four stars

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Incorporated in 1985, the mission of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah provides a wish to all Utah children between 2 1/2 and 17 (at the time of referral) whose physicians affirm that they have a life-threatening condition. A wish is a critically ill child's answer to the question, "If you could have anything in the world, go anywhere, be or do anything, what would you choose? What would you do?" The Utah chapter grants over 140 wishes a year to Utah children. That's giving hope to a lot of young people and their families.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,068,056
   Federated Campaigns $32,164
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $229,032
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,329,252
   Program Service Revenue $3,000
Total Primary Revenue $2,332,252
   Other Revenue $7,160
TOTAL REVENUE $2,339,412
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,488,546
   Administrative Expenses $239,605
   Fundraising Expenses $224,610
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,952,761
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-613,349
   
Net Assets $1,596,270

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 $2,443,812 98.2%
Wish Family Support $44,734 1.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 11/01/2016 89.59 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 88.55 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 91.31 four stars
2013-08 04/01/2015 84.43 three stars
2012-08 12/01/2013 88.13 three stars
2011-08 05/01/2012 80.68 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 85.07 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 10/01/2010 95.05 four stars
2008-08 10/01/2009 85.91 three stars
2007-08 10/01/2008 79.79 two stars
2006-08 04/01/2008 80.99 three stars
2005-08 06/01/2006 89.48 three stars
2004-08 09/01/2005 78.26 two 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 74-2392822
Name in IRS Master File MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF UTAH INC
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 March, 1986
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
$90,721 3.07% Jared Perry Chief Executive Officer

Incorporated in 1985, the mission of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah provides a wish to all Utah children between 2 1/2 and 17 (at the time of referral) whose physicians affirm that they have a life-threatening condition. A wish is a critically ill child's answer to the question, "If you could have anything in the world, go anywhere, be or do anything, what would you choose? What would you do?" The Utah chapter grants over 140 wishes a year to Utah children. That's giving hope to a lot of young people and their families.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah (UT) 89.59 three stars
Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Northern Delaware & Susquehanna Valley (PA) 86.05 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central New York (NY) 85.45 three stars
Make-A-Wish Arizona (AZ) 86.75 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Minnesota (MN) 85.56 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah
771 East Winchester
Murray, UT 84107
tel: (800) 860-9474
fax: (801) 262-1294
EIN: 74-2392822

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Board Leadership

Steve Barth
Board Chair

CEO

Jared Perry
President & Chief Executive Officer

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