EIN 86-0481941

Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
309
State
Year formed
1983
Most recent tax filings
2019-08
Description
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America is a health care fund raising and fund distribution in Phoenix, AZ whose mission is: Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

Program areas at Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

The Foundation performs activities which promote the development and handling of resources used to grant the wishes of children with critical illinesses and provides support to affiliated 501(c)(3) organizations (chapters) to fund their wish program. During fy19, the Foundation distributed $64 million in cash and in-kind to the chapters to grant wishes. As of august 31, 2019, the Foundation has 60 chartered chapters.

Form 990s for Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-082020-09-18990View PDF
2018-082019-09-14990View PDF
2017-082018-04-10990View PDF
2016-082017-07-27990View PDF
2015-082016-07-19990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$631,534
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...and 144 more grants received

Grants made by Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Ohky and inFunding for Operations$2,699,283
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...and 55 more grants made

Financials for Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

RevenuesFYE 08/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$86,378,178
Program services$12,336,553
Investment income and dividends$663,824
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-383,709
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,469,125
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$3,233,179
Total revenues$104,697,150

Personnel at Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

NameTitleCompensation
Bob ChapekChief Executive Officer of the Walt Disney Company
Elizabeth ReichPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Maureen MusselmanChief Financial Officer$0
 Subscribe to viewChief Information Officer$86,160
 Subscribe to viewVice President and Chief Human Resources Officer$287,475
...and 14 more key personnel

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OrganizationLocationRevenue
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)New York, NY$212,602,450
Susan G KomenDallas, TX$90,057,799
Be the MatchMinneapolis, MN$445,357,123
American Foundation for Suicide PreventionNew York, NY$42,370,512
American Society of Hematology (ASH)Washington, DC$84,341,766
SickKids FoundationCanada, $204,606,438
California Wellness FoundationLos Angeles, CA$71,704,359
ALS Association (ALS)Arlington, VA$37,031,804
National Hemophilia FoundationNew York, NY$27,253,151
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery InstituteLa Jolla, CA$122,956,459
Parkinsons Disease Foundation Incorporated (PDF)Miami, FL$40,250,917
Medical College of Georgia Foundation IncorporatedAugusta, GA$62,267,176
Semper Fi FundCamp Pendleton, CA$39,057,618
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation (CHPF)Pittsburgh, PA$37,852,457
American Israel Education FoundationWashington, DC$88,349,547
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation (CCFA)New York, NY$73,925,250
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's HealthPalo Alto, CA$160,045,111
Mtfbiologics (MTF)Edison, NJ$460,828,632
Henry M Jackson Foundation For The Advancement of Military MedicineBethesda, MD$495,039,325
American Technion SocietyNew York, NY$102,061,646
Helen Keller International (HKI)New York, NY$88,219,562
The Leukemia and Lymphoma SocietyRye Brook, NY$496,221,309
New York-Presbyterian FundNew York, NY$254,371,871
Montage HealthMonterey, CA$36,669,842
Muscular Dystrophy AssociationChicago, IL$100,972,775
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$104,697,150
2019
Yearly growth
8%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$100,347,253
2019
Yearly growth
-1.4%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$75,083,885
2019
Yearly growth
-3.2%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
309
2019
Yearly growth
14%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
1702 E Highland Ave No 400
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Metro area
Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ
Website URL
wish.org/ 
Phone
(602) 279-9474
Facebook page
makeawish 
Twitter profile
@makeawish 
IRS details
EIN
86-0481941
Fiscal year end
August
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1983
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
E12: Health Care Fund Raising and Fund Distribution
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
Parent/child status
Independent