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    Discovery Eye Foundation

     

    ...Is this your nonprofit?

    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible

    ...http://www.discoveryeye.org

    ...8635 W 3RD ST STE 390W
    Los Angeles CA 90048-6150

    310-622-4466


    Los Angeles CA | IRS ruling year: 1988 | EIN: 95-4228653  

     

    Founded in 1970, Discovery Eye Foundation (DEF) is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to finding treatments and cures to sight-threatening eye diseases. The mission of The Discovery Eye Foundation supports research, education and advocacy related to sight-threatening eye diseases and their treatments, improving the quality of life for patients and their families.
    DEF has worked to provide the public with up-to-the-minute, information on the research in a variety of formats including websites, free publications, regular newsletters and social media.

     


    Rating Information

    Good


    This charity's score is 84%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.


    This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Discovery Eye Foundation is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
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    Accountability & Finance

     

    Discovery Eye Foundation has earned a 84% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2019, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
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    ...Partial Credit
      
    ...No Credit
      
    ...Not Applicable
    Governance
    Policies
    Transparency

    Financial Metrics
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    ...Partial Credit
      
    ...No Credit
      
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 0.40% - 10/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 3.91 years - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.06 - 10/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 17.20% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 10.00% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 72.59% - 6.45/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - -4.18% - 0/10 pts

    Unscored Information

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