Charity Review

Accredited Charity

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington

Meets Standards
(206) 623-5300 811 1st Ave Ste 520, Seattle WA 98104-1428

Standards for Charity Accountability

  1. 1. Board Oversight
  2. 2. Board Size
  3. 3. Board Meetings
  4. 4. Board Compensation
  5. 5. Conflict of Interest
Measuring Effectiveness
  1. 6. Effectiveness Policy
  2. 7. Effectiveness Report
  1. 8. Program Expenses
  2. 9. Fund Raising Expenses
  3. 10. Accumulating Funds
  4. 11. Audit Report
  5. 12. Detailed Expense Breakdown
  6. 13. Accurate Expense Reporting
  7. 14. Budget Plan
Fund Raising & Info
  1. 15. Truthful Materials
  2. 16. Annual Report
  3. 17. Website Disclosures
  4. 18. Donor Privacy
  5. 19. Cause Marketing Disclosures
  6. 20. Complaints
  1. Conclusions
  2. Purpose
  3. Tax Status
  4. Financial

Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Business incorporated: 02/28/1986 in WA

Also Known As: Make-A-Wish Foundation of Alaska & Washington

Tax Status

This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.


The following information is based on Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ending Saturday, August 31, 2013.

Source of Funds
Contributions $5,227,446.00
Grants $117,860.00
Special events $1,944,612.00
Less direct benefit costs to donor ($679,698.00)
Investment income $290,335.00
Other income $13,470.00
Total Income: $6,914,025.00
Fusion Chart
Program Expenses: $5,040,158.00
Fundraising Expenses: $1,009,592.00
Administrative Expenses: $676,832.00
Total Expenses: $6,726,582.00
Expenses in Excess of Income: ($187,443.00)
Beginning Net Assets: $2,950,264.00
Ending Net Assets: $3,137,707.00
Total Liabilities: $2,025,506.00
Total Assets: $5,163,213.00

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