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San Diego Center for the Blind

Vision Rehabilitation Services that Rebuild Independence

four stars

94.62

5922 El Cajon Boulevard San Diego, CA 92115
tel: (619) 583-1542   Web Site
EIN: 95-3076944

Board Leadership
Jack Dapra
President

CEO
Kimbrally Z. Gibbens
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.62 four stars
  Financial 93.53 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

93.53

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.93
  Program Expenses Growth 1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Diego Center for the Blind on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Diego Center for the Blind on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Center for the Blind (CA) 94.62 four stars
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DC) 89.64 three stars
Prevent Blindness (IL) 88.61 three stars
SightConnection (WA) 87.14 three stars

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San Diego Center for the Blind rehabilitates blind and vision impaired adults so they can reach their highest level of independence. The Center offer programs in orientation and mobility; individual, group and family counseling; activities of daily living; kitchen skills; typing; Braille; resource information for the blind; money, machines and manpower; outreach; sensory awareness; low vision; English as a second language; transition; head injury; diabetic education; information and referral; public information and education; speakers bureau; and transportation. We have been providing vision rehabilitation services to individuals with no vision to those with changing vision for over 35 years.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,085,463
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $202,787
Total Contributions $1,288,250
   Program Service Revenue $501,676
Total Primary Revenue $1,789,926
   Other Revenue $736,309
TOTAL REVENUE $2,526,235
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,456,211
   Administrative Expenses $151,317
   Fundraising Expenses $118,567
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,726,095
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $800,140
   
Net Assets $8,393,414

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
Vision Rehabilitation Services for Adults $701,538 48.2%
Vision Services for Adults Over 55 Years Old $467,694 32.1%
The Assistive Technology Center And Store $195,976 13.5%

Ratings History
San Diego Center for the Blind has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 94.62 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 96.19 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 95.58 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2015 94.75 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 94.00 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 93.63 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 85.58 three stars
2011-06 12/20/2012 78.10 two stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 66.39 one star
2009-06 09/20/2011 76.65 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 86.03 three stars
2008-06 04/01/2010 96.09 four stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 93.96 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 87.90 three stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 79.22 two stars
2004-06 12/01/2005 91.08 four 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 95-3076944
Name in IRS Master File SAN DIEGO CENTER FOR THE BLIND
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name SAN DIEGO CENTER FOR THE BLIND
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, 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
$96,000 5.56% Kimbrally Gibbens Chief Executive Officer

San Diego Center for the Blind rehabilitates blind and vision impaired adults so they can reach their highest level of independence. The Center offer programs in orientation and mobility; individual, group and family counseling; activities of daily living; kitchen skills; typing; Braille; resource information for the blind; money, machines and manpower; outreach; sensory awareness; low vision; English as a second language; transition; head injury; diabetic education; information and referral; public information and education; speakers bureau; and transportation. We have been providing vision rehabilitation services to individuals with no vision to those with changing vision for over 35 years.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Diego Center for the Blind (CA) 94.62 four stars
Prevent Blindness (IL) 88.61 three stars
SightConnection (WA) 87.14 three stars
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DC) 89.64 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

San Diego Center for the Blind
5922 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92115
tel: (619) 583-1542
fax: (619) 583-2335
EIN: 95-3076944

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Board Leadership

Jack Dapra
President

CEO

Kimbrally Z. Gibbens
CEO

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