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Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired

When vision fades, Hadley shines for you.

three stars

88.88

700 Elm Street Winnetka, IL 60093
tel: (800) 446-8111   Web Site
EIN: 36-2183809

Board Leadership
Scott B. Dickes
Chair

CEO
Julie S. Tye
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.88 three stars
  Financial 84.57 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Hadley's mission is to create personalized learning opportunities that empower adults with vision loss or blindness to thrive - at home, at work and in their communities.
In fiscal year 2019, we served more than 172,000 learners in all 50 states and in 65 countries around the world.

Hadley's workshops, instructional videos, community discussion groups, and podcasts are free of charge and can be accessed at www.hadley.edu.


COVID-19 UPDATE: As Hadley prepares to confront the impending crisis of vision loss as our older generations age and live longer, the organization is utilizing its distance learning capabilities to serve the blind and visually impaired community during the current pandemic. Hadley is filling a large void caused by the necessary closures of senior centers and other service organizations. Visits to the Hadley website have increased by 110%, including a 70% increase in new visitors, and the number of listeners to podcasts has tripled.

Hadley's mission is to create personalized learning opportunities that empower adults with vision loss or blindness to thrive - at home, at work and in their communities.
In fiscal year 2019, we served more than 172,000 learners in all 50 states and in 65 countries around the world.

Hadley's workshops, instructional videos, community discussion groups, and podcasts are free of charge and can be accessed at www.hadley.edu.


COVID-19 UPDATE: As Hadley prepares to confront the impending crisis of vision loss as our older generations age and live longer, the organization is utilizing its distance learning capabilities to serve the blind and visually impaired community during the current pandemic. Hadley is filling a large void caused by the necessary closures of senior centers and other service organizations. Visits to the Hadley website have increased by 110%, including a 70% increase in new visitors, and the number of listeners to podcasts has tripled.

Financial

three stars

84.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.06
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Here's how this organization is listening and learning from the people they serve:
How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings or town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees
How is the organization using feedback?
To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IL) 88.88 three stars
St. Rita School for the Deaf (OH) 86.19 three stars
Little Light House (OK) 96.33 four stars
Sisu of Georgia (GA) 90.58 four stars
Tucker-Maxon Oral School (OR) 89.57 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,782,996
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,782,996
   Program Service Revenue $81,120
Total Primary Revenue $3,864,116
   Other Revenue $4,565,671
TOTAL REVENUE $8,429,787
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,162,680
   Administrative Expenses $1,213,100
   Fundraising Expenses $895,341
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,271,121
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $158,666
   
Net Assets $92,051,176

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
Personalized Learning $6,162,680 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 05/01/2021 88.88 three stars
2018-06 03/01/2020 93.16 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2019 96.99 four stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 94.20 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 90.10 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 89.39 three stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 88.62 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.61 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 87.67 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 87.21 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 80.57 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 81.30 three stars
2010-06 12/23/2011 86.16 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.30 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 73.80 two stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 90.50 four stars
2008-06 03/01/2009 82.34 three stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 72.50 two stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 73.71 two stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 70.84 two 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 36-2183809
Name in IRS Master File HADLEY INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED
NTEE Code B28
NTEE Classification Specialized Education Institutions
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
(59) Other school related activities
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 October, 1954
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
$271,723 3.28% Julie S. Tye President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IL) 88.88 three stars
The Brookwood Community (TX) 86.52 three stars
Learning Ally (NJ) 87.80 three stars
Blind Children's Learning Center (CA) 90.45 four stars
St. Rita School for the Deaf (OH) 86.19 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired
700 Elm Street
Winnetka, IL 60093
tel: (800) 446-8111
fax: (847) 446-9820
EIN: 36-2183809

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Board Leadership

Scott B. Dickes
Chair

CEO

Julie S. Tye
President

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