EIN 31-1246086

Bosma Enterprises

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
234
State
Year formed
1988
Most recent tax filings
2023-06-01
Description
To create opportunities for people who are blind or visually impaired. For over a century, we've helped people navigate work and life with success. Our programs are proven, and the results are life-changing.
Also known as...
Bosma Industries for the Blind
Total revenues
$95,312,471
2023
Total expenses
$90,076,900
2023
Total assets
$94,012,615
2023
Num. employees
234
2023

Program areas at Bosma Enterprises

Bosma's mission is to create opportunities for people who are Blind or visually impaired. This is primarily accomplished by providing employment opportunities through manufacturing and service operations. the organization is Indiana's largest employer of people who are Blind with over 50% of Bosma's 170-person workforce being Blind or visually impaired. Bosma has also developed vocational assessment and skills training for these individuals in addition to vision rehabilitation programs creating greater opportunities for upward mobility or employment at other companies in the community. Bosma's employees have packaged and shipped over 575 million exam and surgical gloves and 240,000 kits to over 700 locations worldwide with a 99.9% accuracy rate.
Bosma, through its center for visionary solutions, is Indiana's largest provider of comprehensive vision rehabilitation programs. These programs provide skills needed for an individual to live independently. These programs serve nearly 900 hoosiers each year. Bosma provides in-home community-based services serving over 550 seniors teaching them skills to be independent in their home from safely cooking to managing household items like medications and bills. the program is also expanding to serve more individuals through virtual and group training at senior centers and other community organizations. Employment is a major challenge for people who are Blind or visually impaired. In fact, 70% are not employed. Bosma's community employment services helped 141 people with skills needed to find gainful employment from resume writing and interviewing to ensuring a workspace is accessible with tools like software. Bosma's center-based services is a 3-5 month residential comprehensive training programs that served nearly 200 people. Clients come to Bosma's rehabilitation center located in northwest indianapolis to learn how to live life as someone with vision loss. They learn skills like how to cook and clean, using text-to-speech software, navigating an environment safely with tools like a white cane. Bosma's center also serves as a clearing house for people to call to find out more information about available resources through Bosma and other agencies. Last year, the team responded to nearly 1,500 requests.

Who funds Bosma Enterprises

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
United Way of Central IndianaDonor Choice$60,000
Lilly EndowmentSummer Youth Program$10,000
United Way of Central IndianaProgram And/or Operating Support$4,401
...and 2 more grants received

Personnel at Bosma Enterprises

NameTitleCompensation
Jeffrey MittmanPresident and Chief Executive Officer$454,115
Dana WernerChief Operations Officer$240,570
Teresa WatsonChief Financial Officer$226,706
Jason BaileyChief Tech.$189,390
Douglas PingelVice President Operation$223,847
...and 23 more key personnel

Financials for Bosma Enterprises

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$458,033
Program services$93,828,706
Investment income and dividends$790,046
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$64,209
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$13,848
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$157,629
Total revenues$95,312,471

Form 990s for Bosma Enterprises

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-01-18990View PDF
2021-062022-02-09990View PDF
2020-062021-04-06990View PDF
2019-062021-02-09990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s
Data update history
November 27, 2023
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $60,000 from United Way of Central Indiana
July 5, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 22 new vendors, including , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and
June 24, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
June 20, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 17, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Employment organizationsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Issues
Human servicesJobs and employment
Characteristics
LobbyingReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
Address
6270 Corporate Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Metro area
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
County
Marion County, IN
Website URL
bosma.org/ 
Phone
(317) 684-0600
Facebook page
bosmaenterprises 
Twitter profile
@bosmaenterprise 
IRS details
EIN
31-1246086
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1988
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
J30: Vocational Rehabilitation
NAICS code, primary
624310: Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Parent/child status
Central organization
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