Health : Diseases, Disorders, and Disciplines

San Diego Center for the Blind

Vision Rehabilitation Services that Rebuild Independence

89.82

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

Board Leadership
Kim Foote
President

CEO
Kimbrally Z. Gibbens
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.82
  Financial 88.04
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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; outreach; sensory awareness; diabetic education; information and referral; public information and education; speakers bureau; and transportation. In addition the SDCB Low Vision Clinic and Technology provides Low Vision Optometric Evaluations and Low Vision Occupational Assessment and Training. The Assistive Technology Center has a wide range of products including magnification systems, blindness products and aids and appliances for the vision impaired. We have been providing vision rehabilitation services to individuals with no vision to those with changing vision for over 35 years.

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; outreach; sensory awareness; diabetic education; information and referral; public information and education; speakers bureau; and transportation. In addition the SDCB Low Vision Clinic and Technology provides Low Vision Optometric Evaluations and Low Vision Occupational Assessment and Training. The Assistive Technology Center has a wide range of products including magnification systems, blindness products and aids and appliances for the vision impaired. We have been providing vision rehabilitation services to individuals with no vision to those with changing vision for over 35 years.

Financial

88.04

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
83.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.69
  Program Expenses Growth -0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.9%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $467,564
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $244,536
Total Contributions $712,100
   Program Service Revenue $166,297
Total Primary Revenue $878,397
   Other Revenue $281,539
TOTAL REVENUE $1,159,936
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,462,143
   Administrative Expenses $155,597
   Fundraising Expenses $140,170
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,757,910
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-597,974
   
Net Assets $8,351,519

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Kimbrally Gibbens Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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; outreach; sensory awareness; diabetic education; information and referral; public information and education; speakers bureau; and transportation. In addition the SDCB Low Vision Clinic and Technology provides Low Vision Optometric Evaluations and Low Vision Occupational Assessment and Training. The Assistive Technology Center has a wide range of products including magnification systems, blindness products and aids and appliances for the vision impaired. 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) 89.82
Prevent Blindness (IL) 89.68
Hearing Loss Association of America (MD) 94.15

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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

Kim Foote
President

CEO

Kimbrally Z. Gibbens
CEO