Better Business Bureau Report for
Granted Wish Foundation

Better Business Bureau Report issued August 2015
Better Business Bureau Report expires August 2017

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Granted Wish Foundation
Address: 7749 Supreme Ave NW
  Canton, OH 44720
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 to enrich the lives of physically challenged children and young adults.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Granted Wish Foundation meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Granted Wish Foundation has three programs to help provide wishes to physically challenged children and young adults. Their programs include Wish Fulfillment, Rosalie’s House and an Annual Adopt A Family. Wish Fulfillment is committed to considering and granting wishes that meet their eligibility and guideline requirements. Rosalie’s House provides a fully furnished housing for a local low-income family at a reduced rental cost. The annual Adopt A Family provides food, clothing, household items, toys and necessities to local families for the Christmas Holiday.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, Granted Wish Foundation's program expenses were:

Wish Fulfillment 106,722
Total Program Expenses: $106,722
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Chief Executive : Stefanie Coletti, Executive Director

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

Board Size: 5

Paid Staff Size: 1

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


Method(s) Used:

grant proposals, internet
Fund raising costs were 5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $171,570, 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 IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.

Source of Funds  
Contributions 171,570
Gain on sale of assets 9,284
Rental Income 2,190
Total Income $183,044


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 82%  Fund Raising: 6%  Administrative: 12% 

Total income $183,044
Program expenses $106,722
Fund raising expenses 8,082
Administrative expenses 16,181
Total expenses $130,985
Income in Excess of Expenses 52,059
Beginning net assets 159,312
Ending net assets 211,371
Total liabilities 4,516
Total assets $215,887

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