Better Business Bureau Report for
Granted Wish Foundation

Better Business Bureau Report issued March 2013
Better Business Bureau Report expires March 2015

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Granted Wish Foundation
Address: 3923 Everhard Rd. NW
  Canton, OH 44709
Phone: 330-244-8281
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 13, Ohio
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Providing Wishes that enrich the lives of physically challenged youth

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Evaluation Conclusions


Granted Wish Foundation meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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WISH FULFILLMENT: Is considered for qualified applicants after screening, research and board approval. ROSALIE'S HOUSE: Provides temporary shelter for local displaced individuals and families. ANNUAL ADOPT A FAMILY: Provides food, household items, toys and necessities to local familes for the Christmas Holiday.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, Granted Wish Foundation's program expenses were:

Compensation and Related Expenses 84,748
Global Relief 41,736
Wishes Granted 33,591
Rent (In-Kind) 20,662
Professional Fees 14,583
Depreciation 14,148
Telephone & Website 9,035
Office Supplies & Postage 3,937
Insurance 2,837
Rosalie's House 2,163
Miscellaneous 1,550
Vehicle Fuel & Maintenance 358
Total Program Expenses: $229,348
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Chief Executive : Stefanie Coletti, Executive Director, Secretary

Chair of the Board: Rodney L. Napier
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: CEO, Arthur Middleton Capital Holdings

Board Size: 5

Paid Staff Size: 2

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, telephone, internet
Fund raising costs were 23% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $181,178, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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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.
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The following information is based on Granted Wish Foundation's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  
Contributions 130,203
In-Kind Donations 50,975
Total Income $181,178


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 76%  Fund Raising: 14%  Administrative: 10% 

Total income $181,178
Program expenses $229,348
Fund raising expenses 40,821
Administrative expenses 31,151
Total expenses $301,320
Expenses in Excess of Income (120,142)
Beginning net assets 356,478
Ending net assets 236,336
Total liabilities 6,597
Total assets $242,933

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