Human Services : Social Services

Heritage for the Blind

Providing free, practical, self-help solutions that can help adults with vision loss

one star

56.15

2182 Flatbush Avenue Second Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11234
tel: (800) 236-6283   Web Site
EIN: 58-2164446

Board Leadership
Israel Bilus
President

CEO
Shrage Toiv
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 56.15 one star
  Financial 47.50 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 67.00 one star
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Heritage for the Blind provides free, practical, hands-on information to enhance quality of life and independence for adults with vision loss, their families and friends, caregivers, and vision professionals. Our goal is to provide useful techniques that can help adults cope with vision changes, adapt everyday tasks, keep their jobs, enjoy their hobbies, and retain their independence.

Heritage for the Blind provides free, practical, hands-on information to enhance quality of life and independence for adults with vision loss, their families and friends, caregivers, and vision professionals. Our goal is to provide useful techniques that can help adults cope with vision changes, adapt everyday tasks, keep their jobs, enjoy their hobbies, and retain their independence.

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Financial

zero star

47.50

Accountability & Transparency

one star

67.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
40.3%
  Administrative Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 47.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.46
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.05
  Program Expenses Growth -10.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 70.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heritage for the Blind on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Heritage for the Blind on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,277,626
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,277,626
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,277,626
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $3,277,626
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $1,104,419
   Administrative Expenses $343,469
   Fundraising Expenses $1,753,602
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,201,490
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $76,136
   
Net Assets $137,413

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$192,000 5.99% Shrage Toiv Director

Mission

Heritage for the Blind provides free, practical, hands-on information to enhance quality of life and independence for adults with vision loss, their families and friends, caregivers, and vision professionals. Our goal is to provide useful techniques that can help adults cope with vision changes, adapt everyday tasks, keep their jobs, enjoy their hobbies, and retain their independence.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Heritage for the Blind (NY) 56.15 one star
Happy Hands Education Center (OK) 90.74 four stars
Keren Or (NY) 92.61 four stars
Anchor Center for Blind Children (CO) 88.49 three stars
Blind Children's Center (CA) 92.09 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Heritage for the Blind
2182 Flatbush Avenue
Second Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11234
tel: (800) 236-6283
EIN: 58-2164446

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Board Leadership

Israel Bilus
President

CEO

Shrage Toiv
Director