Human Services : Social Services

INSIGHT

Promoting independence and opportunities for people with vision loss

four stars

93.77

43 Jefferson Boulevard Warwick, RI 02888
tel: (401) 941-3322   Web Site
EIN: 05-0272278

Board Leadership
Robert Tyler, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Christopher Butler
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.77 four stars
  Financial 91.19 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

INSIGHT works to inspire confidence, build skills, and empower people who are blind and visually impaired to become full integrated, equally valued members of society by providing diverse services that produce opportunities and choices. Vision rehabilitation is the key piece of INSIGHT's mission of inspiring confidence, building skills, and empowering people who are blind and visually impaired. Our team of trained professionals work with people to identify their needs, interests, and goals and then establish an action plan that may include a low vision assessment, rehabilitation training classes, or computer classes. INSIGHT Radio is a unique, closed-circuit radio reading service that keeps people who are print disabled informed and entertained throughout the day.

INSIGHT works to inspire confidence, build skills, and empower people who are blind and visually impaired to become full integrated, equally valued members of society by providing diverse services that produce opportunities and choices. Vision rehabilitation is the key piece of INSIGHT's mission of inspiring confidence, building skills, and empowering people who are blind and visually impaired. Our team of trained professionals work with people to identify their needs, interests, and goals and then establish an action plan that may include a low vision assessment, rehabilitation training classes, or computer classes. INSIGHT Radio is a unique, closed-circuit radio reading service that keeps people who are print disabled informed and entertained throughout the day.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of clients participating in educational programs
242
Number of clients served
959
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

91.19

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.45
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by INSIGHT on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by INSIGHT on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $410,748
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,410
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $413,158
   Program Service Revenue $107,827
Total Primary Revenue $520,985
   Other Revenue $468,701
TOTAL REVENUE $989,686
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $716,046
   Administrative Expenses $130,437
   Fundraising Expenses $23,232
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $869,715
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $119,971
   
Net Assets $9,513,306

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$98,135 11.28% Christopher Butler Executive Director

Mission

INSIGHT works to inspire confidence, build skills, and empower people who are blind and visually impaired to become full integrated, equally valued members of society by providing diverse services that produce opportunities and choices. Vision rehabilitation is the key piece of INSIGHT's mission of inspiring confidence, building skills, and empowering people who are blind and visually impaired. Our team of trained professionals work with people to identify their needs, interests, and goals and then establish an action plan that may include a low vision assessment, rehabilitation training classes, or computer classes. INSIGHT Radio is a unique, closed-circuit radio reading service that keeps people who are print disabled informed and entertained throughout the day.

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Charity Contact Info

INSIGHT
43 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, RI 02888
tel: (401) 941-3322
fax: (401) 941-3356
EIN: 05-0272278

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Board Leadership

Robert Tyler, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Christopher Butler
Executive Director