Human Services : Social Services

VisionCorps

To help lessen the effects of vision loss

four stars

93.49

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

Board Leadership
Zach Klipa
Chair

CEO
Dennis Steiner
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.49 four stars
  Financial 91.71 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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

91.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
87.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.28
  Program Expenses Growth 5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
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 $1,599,289
   Federated Campaigns $1,317
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $32,639
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $223,098
Total Contributions $1,856,343
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,856,343
   Other Revenue $7,190,395
TOTAL REVENUE $9,046,738
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,046,943
   Administrative Expenses $970,551
   Fundraising Expenses $195,413
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,212,907
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-166,169
   
Net Assets $30,542,220

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$154,400 1.67% 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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
VisionCorps (PA) 93.49 four stars
INSIGHT (RI) 94.37 four stars
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Leader Dogs for the Blind (MI) 91.40 four stars
The Chicago Lighthouse (IL) 91.07 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

Zach Klipa
Chair

CEO

Dennis Steiner
President, CEO