Human Services : Social Services

VisionCorps

To help lessen the effects of vision loss

four stars

96.46

244 North Queen Street Lancaster, PA 17603
tel: (717) 291-5951   Web Site
EIN: 23-1352349

Board Leadership
Brad W. Risch
Chair

CEO
Dennis Steiner
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For more than 85 years, VisionCorps has been helping restore autonomy and independence to the lives of Pennsylvania residents who are blind or vision impaired. From education and prevention, to rehabilitation and employment, VisionCorps takes a comprehensive approach to services. VisionCorps currently has a presence in Lancaster, Lebanon, Berks, Chester, Somerset, Cumberland and Philadelphia counties. It is the Mission of VisionCorps to provide social, vocational, rehabilitative and education services for people who are blind or whose vision is impaired; to educate the community about blindness and its prevention; to advocate for the interests of people who are blind or whose vision is impaired; to advance our belief that people who are blind are entitled to and are capable of achieving full autonomy and independence, and; to do so through responsible stewardship of the human and financial resources available.

For more than 85 years, VisionCorps has been helping restore autonomy and independence to the lives of Pennsylvania residents who are blind or vision impaired. From education and prevention, to rehabilitation and employment, VisionCorps takes a comprehensive approach to services. VisionCorps currently has a presence in Lancaster, Lebanon, Berks, Chester, Somerset, Cumberland and Philadelphia counties. It is the Mission of VisionCorps to provide social, vocational, rehabilitative and education services for people who are blind or whose vision is impaired; to educate the community about blindness and its prevention; to advocate for the interests of people who are blind or whose vision is impaired; to advance our belief that people who are blind are entitled to and are capable of achieving full autonomy and independence, and; to do so through responsible stewardship of the human and financial resources available.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.08
  Program Expenses Growth 11.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by VisionCorps on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by VisionCorps on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,595,227
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $15,734
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $256,634
Total Contributions $1,867,595
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,867,595
   Other Revenue $8,601,370
TOTAL REVENUE $10,468,965
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,271,599
   Administrative Expenses $1,053,212
   Fundraising Expenses $236,334
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,561,145
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $907,820
   
Net Assets $31,785,247

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$173,400 1.81% Dennis Steiner President, CEO

Mission

For more than 85 years, VisionCorps has been helping restore autonomy and independence to the lives of Pennsylvania residents who are blind or vision impaired. From education and prevention, to rehabilitation and employment, VisionCorps takes a comprehensive approach to services. VisionCorps currently has a presence in Lancaster, Lebanon, Berks, Chester, Somerset, Cumberland and Philadelphia counties. It is the Mission of VisionCorps to provide social, vocational, rehabilitative and education services for people who are blind or whose vision is impaired; to educate the community about blindness and its prevention; to advocate for the interests of people who are blind or whose vision is impaired; to advance our belief that people who are blind are entitled to and are capable of achieving full autonomy and independence, and; to do so through responsible stewardship of the human and financial resources available.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
VisionCorps (PA) 96.46 four stars
National Federation of the Blind (MD) 90.16 four stars
Lighthouse of Broward County (FL) 95.01 four stars
Braille Institute of America (CA) 87.01 three stars
Leader Dogs for the Blind (MI) 91.40 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

VisionCorps
244 North Queen Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
tel: (717) 291-5951
EIN: 23-1352349

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Board Leadership

Brad W. Risch
Chair

CEO

Dennis Steiner
President, CEO