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Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired

When vision fades, Hadley shines for you.

four stars

93.16

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 93.16 four stars
  Financial 90.33 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Whether it is learning how to use the voice-enabled features on a smart-phone, learning braille, or adaptive techniques to complete daily tasks made more difficult with vision loss, there is something for everyone at Hadley.

Hadley's many workshops, instructional videos, community discussion groups, and podcasts are free of charge to anyone facing visual impairment worldwide, and can be accessed on our website www.hadley.edu.

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.

Whether it is learning how to use the voice-enabled features on a smart-phone, learning braille, or adaptive techniques to complete daily tasks made more difficult with vision loss, there is something for everyone at Hadley.

Hadley's many workshops, instructional videos, community discussion groups, and podcasts are free of charge to anyone facing visual impairment worldwide, and can be accessed on our website www.hadley.edu.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Average number of service recipients per month
12,000
This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

90.33

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.41
  Program Expenses Growth 2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
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.

Constituent Voice

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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?
Note: This organization did not select any of the multiple choice responses to this question
Describe a recent change in your organization that resulted from feedback.
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IL) 93.16 four stars
Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS) (KY) 96.79 four stars
The Parish School (TX) 93.74 four stars
Lee Pesky Learning Center (ID) 89.42 three stars
Blind Children's Learning Center (CA) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,559,043
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,559,043
   Program Service Revenue $108,024
Total Primary Revenue $3,667,067
   Other Revenue $3,430,513
TOTAL REVENUE $7,097,580
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,707,092
   Administrative Expenses $1,184,722
   Fundraising Expenses $667,613
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,559,427
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-461,847
   
Net Assets $90,882,339

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 $5,707,092 100.0%

Ratings History
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2004-06 02/01/2005 85.66 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 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
$268,899 3.55% Julie S. Tye President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IL) 93.16 four stars
Eye to Eye (NY) 91.75 four stars
Little Light House (OK) 95.03 four stars
Sisu of Georgia (GA) 90.58 four stars
Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS) (KY) 96.79 four 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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