EIN 95-1656369

Blind Childrens Center

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
39
Year formed
1940
Most recent tax filings
2023-06-01
Description
The mission of the Blind children'Childrens's Center, Inc. (the "Center") is to prepare infants, toddlers, and preschoolers of all abilities to thrive through inclusive, family-focused early childhood education, with a specialized focus on children wh...
Total revenues
$4,853,464
2023
Total expenses
$3,525,284
2023
Total assets
$10,622,900
2023
Num. employees
39
2023

Program areas at Blind Childrens Center

Inclusive Learning Preschool: Most students in our Toddler Program move on to our Preschool which provides comprehensive, onsite education in an inclusive environment, with typically developing children in each classroom. Our small class sizes encourage individualized education and, for students who are blind or visually impaired, training in optimizing the use of their remaining vision, sensory development, orientation & mobility (including cane travel), speech/language development, early math, and literacy preparedness for children from 3 5 years-old. Both our Toddler and Preschool Programs utilize the Creative Curriculum.
California Child and Adult Food Program; medical, vision and therapeutic services tochildren.
Prenatal to Three Program Options: (1) Infant Program (0-35 months and pregnant mothers) Utilizing the Parent as Teacher Curriculum, parents attend this program with their children two days each week in a small group setting. Parents are guided by Parent Educators and can learn from and support one another. The program focuses on fostering parent/child relationships, addressing early developmental needs of children with visual impairments and other disabilities, and bringing parents out of isolation. See Schedule O for further details.

Grants made by Blind Childrens Center

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
The University of Chicago (UChicago)Research$25,000

Who funds Blind Childrens Center

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
The Ahmanson FoundationToward Facility Renovations$500,000
Windsong TrustEducational Program Support$150,000
QueensCareTo Fund Outpatient Healthcare Services.$100,000
...and 39 more grants received totalling $1,439,612

Personnel at Blind Childrens Center

NameTitleCompensation
Sarah E OrthChief Executive Officer$202,295
Scott KasselDirector of Development$115,625
Bianca CiebrantDirector of Education$116,978
Fernanda Armenta-SchmittDirector of Edu and Family SVCS.$182,077
Alan L BoringPresident$0
...and 9 more key personnel

Financials for Blind Childrens Center

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,068,713
Program services$2,469
Investment income and dividends$370,754
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$4,404
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$7,411
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$399,713
Total revenues$4,853,464

Form 990s for Blind Childrens Center

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-062023-12-14990View PDF
2022-062023-02-01990View PDF
2021-062022-03-14990View PDF
2020-062021-04-14990View PDF
2019-062020-12-15990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

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Harwood CenterMemphis, TN$1,725,687
Sprouts Child Development InitiativeTulsa, OK$1,266,191
Space Coast DiscoveryMelbourne, FL$2,022,960
Saint Francis Childrens CenterMilwaukee, WI$3,667,156
Visually Impaired Preschool ServicesLouisville, KY$3,123,868
Rising Treetops at OakhurstNew York, NY$3,456,970
Happiness HouseGeneva, NY$13,791,197
Data update history
February 6, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2023
February 6, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
February 4, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
January 1, 2024
Received grants
Identified 12 new grant, including a grant for $150,000 from Windsong Trust
October 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 11 new grant, including a grant for $500,000 from The Ahmanson Foundation
Nonprofit Types
SchoolsDisease-focused nonprofitsYouth service charitiesCharities
Issues
HealthEducationHuman servicesChildrenDiseases and disorders
Characteristics
Fundraising eventsReceives government fundingEndowed supportTax deductible donations
General information
Address
4120 Marathon St
Los Angeles, CA 90029
Metro area
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
County
Los Angeles County, CA
Website URL
blindchildrenscenter.org/ 
Phone
(323) 664-2153
Facebook page
blindchildrenscenter 
Twitter profile
@lightthewaybcc 
IRS details
EIN
95-1656369
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1940
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
G20: Birth Defects and Genetic Diseases
NAICS code, primary
624110: Child and Youth Services
Parent/child status
Independent
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