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Anchor Center for Blind Children

Seeing life differently

four stars

91.26

2550 Roslyn Street Denver, CO 80238
tel: (303) 377-9732   Web Site
EIN: 84-0893509

Board Leadership
Sage Ann Scheer
President

CEO
Heather Cameron
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.26 four stars
  Financial 88.31 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

88.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.84
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Anchor Center for Blind Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Anchor Center for Blind Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Anchor Center for Blind Children (CO) 91.26 four stars
Blind Children's Center (CA) 96.69 four stars
LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CA) 93.97 four stars
Lighthouse of Broward County (FL) 95.93 four stars
Keren Or (NY) 89.39 three stars

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Through early intervention, Anchor Center for Blind Children works with children to maximize the use of any vision they may have as well as optimizing their use of all senses. Additionally, early intervention enhances the families' ability to support their children's well being, capacity for learning and full participation in their communities. Anchor Center's specialized staff assists children with visual impairments in developing the emotional security, social competence and intellectual skills needed to build on their natural talents and ability to succeed in school.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $784,188
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $228,297
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,012,485
   Program Service Revenue $109,255
Total Primary Revenue $1,121,740
   Other Revenue $351,276
TOTAL REVENUE $1,473,016
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,581,727
   Administrative Expenses $210,852
   Fundraising Expenses $298,889
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,091,468
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-618,452
   
Net Assets $10,929,202

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

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Ratings History
Anchor Center for Blind Children has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 06/01/2017 91.26 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 94.34 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.84 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 91.69 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 95.09 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 86.94 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 84-0893509
Name in IRS Master File THE DELTA GAMMA ANCHOR CENTER FOR BLIND CHILDREN
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date March, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$23,782 1.13% Heather Cameron Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$104,921 5.01% Alice Applebaum Former Executive Director

Through early intervention, Anchor Center for Blind Children works with children to maximize the use of any vision they may have as well as optimizing their use of all senses. Additionally, early intervention enhances the families' ability to support their children's well being, capacity for learning and full participation in their communities. Anchor Center's specialized staff assists children with visual impairments in developing the emotional security, social competence and intellectual skills needed to build on their natural talents and ability to succeed in school.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Anchor Center for Blind Children (CO) 91.26 four stars
Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired (FL) 98.06 four stars
Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation (OR) 96.66 four stars
Lighthouse of Broward County (FL) 95.93 four stars
LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CA) 93.97 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Anchor Center for Blind Children
2550 Roslyn Street
Denver, CO 80238
tel: (303) 377-9732
fax: (303) 377-9744
EIN: 84-0893509

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Board Leadership

Sage Ann Scheer
President

CEO

Heather Cameron
Executive Director

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