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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah

Share the power of a wish

four stars

93.73

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

Board Leadership
Brad Bonham
Board Chair

CEO
Jared Perry
President & Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.73 four stars
  Financial 91.67 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

91.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 11.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.6%
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) 93.73 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico (NM) 86.69 three stars
Give Kids The World (FL) 98.62 four stars
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 90.08 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 90.55 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,545,618
   Federated Campaigns $25,697
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $253,962
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,825,277
   Program Service Revenue $1,800
Total Primary Revenue $2,827,077
   Other Revenue $4,600
TOTAL REVENUE $2,831,677
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,981,690
   Administrative Expenses $258,508
   Fundraising Expenses $261,509
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,501,707
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $329,970
   
Net Assets $1,930,030

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 $1,923,477 97.1%
Wish Family Support $58,213 2.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-08 04/01/2018 93.73 four stars
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, 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
$146,139 5.84% Jared Perry Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah (UT) 93.73 four stars
Dream Factory (KY) 91.77 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin (WI) 87.03 three stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island (MA) 90.33 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 90.55 four 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

Brad Bonham
Board Chair

CEO

Jared Perry
President & Chief Executive Officer

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