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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY

Share the power of a wish

four stars

90.55

One Comac Loop Suite 1A1
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
tel: (631) 585-9474   Web Site
EIN: 11-2666969

Board Leadership
James Maher
Chair

CEO
Karine Hollander
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.55 four stars
  Financial 86.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. The Suffolk County Chapter is one of 65 Make-A-Wish Foundation chapters in the United States and 30 international affiliates on five continents. Since its inception in 1983, the Suffolk Chapter has granted over 1,800 wishes to local children. In the past year alone, we granted over 125 wishes. Any child between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18 who has a life-threatening medical condition is eligible for a wish.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. The Suffolk County Chapter is one of 65 Make-A-Wish Foundation chapters in the United States and 30 international affiliates on five continents. Since its inception in 1983, the Suffolk Chapter has granted over 1,800 wishes to local children. In the past year alone, we granted over 125 wishes. Any child between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18 who has a life-threatening medical condition is eligible for a wish.

Financial

three stars

86.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

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)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.71
  Program Expenses Growth -1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 90.55 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,269,826
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $405,441
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,675,267
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,675,267
   Other Revenue $103,226
TOTAL REVENUE $1,778,493
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,446,087
   Administrative Expenses $138,748
   Fundraising Expenses $148,828
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,733,663
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $44,830
   
Net Assets $3,132,900

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
Grants Wishes $1,446,087 100.0%

Ratings History
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-08 03/01/2018 90.55 four stars
2015-08 02/01/2017 90.66 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 93.21 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 10/01/2015 91.76 four stars
2013-08 04/01/2015 93.96 four stars
2012-08 12/20/2013 91.19 four stars
2011-08 08/01/2012 90.14 four stars
2010-08 11/01/2011 85.46 three stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 87.90 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 86.12 three stars
2008-08 12/01/2009 87.71 three stars
2007-08 10/01/2008 82.29 three stars
2006-08 08/01/2007 87.32 three stars
2005-08 11/01/2006 80.43 three stars
2004-08 11/01/2005 80.50 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 11-2666969
Name in IRS Master File SUFFOLK COUNTY MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION 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 (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
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 April, 1984
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
$163,846 9.45% Karine Hollander President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY (NY) 90.55 four stars
Make-A-Wish America (AZ) 87.05 three stars
Make-A-Wish International (AZ) 90.08 four stars
The Rainbow Connection (MI) 91.23 four stars
Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Mexico (NM) 86.69 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, NY
One Comac Loop
Suite 1A1
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
tel: (631) 585-9474
fax: (631) 585-0762
EIN: 11-2666969

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Board Leadership

James Maher
Chair

CEO

Karine Hollander
President, CEO

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