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International and American Umbrella Organizations Explore Merger

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to provide hope, strength, and joy. Make-A-Wish International (MAWI) is the umbrella organization for global affiliates, while Make-A-Wish America (MAWA) is the umbrella organization for affiliates in the United States. MAWI and MAWA drive strategy and manage compliance, marketing, fundraising, and policy for their respective chapters. In 2014, the organizations sought to explore structures for a potential merger. The SeaChange-Lodestar Fund for Nonprofit Collaboration provided funding for a consultant to facilitate the exploration.

Grant Information

Grant Amount: $3,000

Year Granted: 2014

Grantee: Make-A-Wish America

Location: International

Grantee Website: Make-A-Wish America