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Penrickton Center for Blind Children

Caring for blind, multi-disabled children

three stars

86.11

26530 Eureka Road Taylor, MI 48180
tel: (734) 946-7500   Web Site
EIN: 38-1471325

Board Leadership
Johnny Smith
President

CEO
Kurt M. Sebaly
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.11 three stars
  Financial 92.15 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Penrickton Center for Blind Children was established in the City of Taylor, Michigan in 1952 by three families as a day nursery for blind preschoolers because no such program existed. Penrickton Center for Blind Children is a unique agency, providing five-day residential, day care, and consultation/evaluation services to blind, multi-disabled children ages one through twelve. Each program is individually designed to promote independence in all aspects of daily living. Penrickton Center utilizes its experience and expertise to train and serve families, children and professionals through support services, education and advocacy.

Penrickton Center for Blind Children was established in the City of Taylor, Michigan in 1952 by three families as a day nursery for blind preschoolers because no such program existed. Penrickton Center for Blind Children is a unique agency, providing five-day residential, day care, and consultation/evaluation services to blind, multi-disabled children ages one through twelve. Each program is individually designed to promote independence in all aspects of daily living. Penrickton Center utilizes its experience and expertise to train and serve families, children and professionals through support services, education and advocacy.

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Financial

four stars

92.15

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.44
  Program Expenses Growth 2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Penrickton Center for Blind Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Penrickton Center for Blind Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Penrickton Center for Blind Children (MI) 86.11 three stars
VisionCorps (PA) 93.34 four stars
Center for Hearing and Communication (NY) 85.24 three stars
Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired (FL) 100.00 four stars
Happy Hands Education Center (OK) 90.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,869,735
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $110,854
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,980,589
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,980,589
   Other Revenue $280,525
TOTAL REVENUE $3,261,114
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,950,024
   Administrative Expenses $150,140
   Fundraising Expenses $38,588
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,138,752
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,122,362
   
Net Assets $9,509,631

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
Resident & Day Care $1,950,024 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 11/01/2019 86.11 three stars
2017-08 12/01/2018 86.43 three stars
2016-08 12/22/2017 87.10 three stars
2015-08 11/01/2016 87.27 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 87.16 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 85.30 three stars
2013-08 12/22/2014 86.70 three stars
2012-08 10/01/2013 85.32 three stars
2011-08 05/01/2012 84.06 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 80.34 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 07/01/2010 79.91 two stars
2008-08 08/01/2009 82.49 three stars
2007-08 09/01/2008 89.89 three stars
2006-08 07/01/2007 87.43 three stars
2005-08 05/01/2006 86.16 three stars
2004-08 08/01/2005 86.12 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 38-1471325
Name in IRS Master File PENRICKTON CENTER FOR BLIND CHILDREN
NTEE Code G41
NTEE Classification Eye Diseases, Blindness and Vision Impairments
NTEE Type Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (46) Private school
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 September, 1956
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$153,382 7.17% Kurt M. Sebaly Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Penrickton Center for Blind Children (MI) 86.11 three stars
Blind Children's Center (CA) 92.09 four stars
Wayfinder Family Services (CA) 96.43 four stars
VisionCorps (PA) 93.34 four stars
Center for Hearing and Communication (NY) 85.24 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Penrickton Center for Blind Children
26530 Eureka Road
Taylor, MI 48180
tel: (734) 946-7500
fax: (734) 946-6707
EIN: 38-1471325

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Board Leadership

Johnny Smith
President

CEO

Kurt M. Sebaly
Executive Director

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