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Glaucoma Research Foundation

We're dedicated to improving the lives of glaucoma patients and funding innovative research to find a cure.

three stars

87.62

251 Post Street Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94108
tel: (800) 826-6693   Web Site
EIN: 94-2495035

Board Leadership
Andrew Iwach
Chair

CEO
Thomas M. Brunner
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.62 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.44
  Program Expenses Growth -3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Glaucoma Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Glaucoma Research Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Glaucoma Research Foundation (CA) 87.62 three stars
The Marfan Foundation (NY) 94.80 four stars
First Candle (MD) 85.57 three stars
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (MD) 87.24 three stars
Endometriosis Association (WI) 85.17 three stars

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Since 1978, the Glaucoma Research Foundation has funded innovative research and provided educational materials about glaucoma. Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness. We work to prevent vision loss from glaucoma by investing in innovative research, education, and support with the ultimate goal of finding a cure. Our donors have contributed over $50 million dollars to this cause. While we do not conduct research ourselves, we work closely with the research community to make progress towards a cure for glaucoma.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,912,057
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,912,057
   Program Service Revenue $252,857
Total Primary Revenue $3,164,914
   Other Revenue $616,409
TOTAL REVENUE $3,781,323
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,092,275
   Administrative Expenses $108,289
   Fundraising Expenses $422,543
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,623,107
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $158,216
   
Net Assets $8,428,390

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 87.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 83.77 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 88.69 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 88.34 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 99.08 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 96.94 four stars
2011-06 03/01/2012 90.10 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 79.99 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 69.69 one star
2009-06 11/24/2010 76.85 two stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 95.90 four stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 95.12 four stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 96.06 four stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 84.48 three stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 77.80 two stars
2003-06 11/01/2004 73.72 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 94-2495035
Name in IRS Master File GLAUCOMA RESEARCH FOUNDATION
NTEE Code H41
NTEE Classification Eye Research
NTEE Type Medical Research
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$230,321 6.35% Thomas M. Brunner President, CEO

Since 1978, the Glaucoma Research Foundation has funded innovative research and provided educational materials about glaucoma. Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness. We work to prevent vision loss from glaucoma by investing in innovative research, education, and support with the ultimate goal of finding a cure. Our donors have contributed over $50 million dollars to this cause. While we do not conduct research ourselves, we work closely with the research community to make progress towards a cure for glaucoma.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Glaucoma Research Foundation (CA) 87.62 three stars
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GBS/CIDP Foundation International (PA) 100.00 four stars
Jeffrey Modell Foundation (NY) 94.82 four stars
International OCD Foundation (MA) 85.40 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Glaucoma Research Foundation
251 Post Street
Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94108
tel: (800) 826-6693
fax: (415) 986-3763
EIN: 94-2495035

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Board Leadership

Andrew Iwach
Chair

CEO

Thomas M. Brunner
President, CEO

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