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International Eye Foundation

Saving sight worldwide since 1961

three stars

80.49

10801 Connecticut Avenue Kensington, MD 20895
tel: (240) 290-0263   Web Site
EIN: 52-0742301

Board Leadership
Allen E. Beach
Chair

CEO
John M. Barrows
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.49 three stars
  Financial 72.71 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1961, the mission of International Eye Foundation (IEF) has been to prevent blindness and restore vision in the developing world. IEF's programs focuses on four key areas: confronting the leading causes of blindness in the developing world - cataract, trachoma, onchocerciasis, and vitamin A deficiency; reducing the cost barriers associated with purchasing necessary ophthalmic equipment and supplies; providing additional technical training for local nurses and ophthalmologists in developing nations; and improving management structures and financial stability of local eye clinics and hospitals.

Founded in 1961, the mission of International Eye Foundation (IEF) has been to prevent blindness and restore vision in the developing world. IEF's programs focuses on four key areas: confronting the leading causes of blindness in the developing world - cataract, trachoma, onchocerciasis, and vitamin A deficiency; reducing the cost barriers associated with purchasing necessary ophthalmic equipment and supplies; providing additional technical training for local nurses and ophthalmologists in developing nations; and improving management structures and financial stability of local eye clinics and hospitals.

Financial

two stars

72.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth -8.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Eye Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Eye Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Eye Foundation (MD) 80.49 three stars
CharityVision (UT) 94.07 four stars
MedShare (GA) 90.71 four stars
Operation USA (CA) 89.03 three stars
Americares (CT) 95.31 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,023,318
   Federated Campaigns $4,925
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $15,392
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $331,723
Total Contributions $4,375,358
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,375,358
   Other Revenue $111,301
TOTAL REVENUE $4,486,659
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,543,754
   Administrative Expenses $505,533
   Fundraising Expenses $230,169
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,279,456
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $207,203
   
Net Assets $2,007,415

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Public Health $3,241,374 91.5%
Eye Hospital Sustainability Program $283,775 8.0%
Social Enterprise $18,605 0.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 80.49 three stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 82.50 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 81.58 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 81.81 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.90 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 07/01/2015 96.14 four stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 92.77 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 97.48 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 96.05 four stars
2010-06 03/01/2012 91.88 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.16 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 88.62 three stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 77.97 two stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 99.22 four stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 78.26 two stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 94.19 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 94.41 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 80.58 three stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 89.48 three stars
2002-06 06/09/2003 90.70 four 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 52-0742301
Name in IRS Master File INTERNATIONAL EYE FOUNDATION
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 August, 1967
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,163 2.20% Victoria M. Sheffield President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Eye Foundation (MD) 80.49 three stars
Matthew 25: Ministries (OH) 100.00 four stars
Globus Relief (UT) 92.02 four stars
Direct Relief (CA) 100.00 four stars
Americares (CT) 95.31 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

International Eye Foundation
10801 Connecticut Avenue
Kensington, MD 20895
tel: (240) 290-0263
fax: (240) 290-0269
EIN: 52-0742301

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Board Leadership

Allen E. Beach
Chair

CEO

John M. Barrows
President & CEO

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