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Cleveland Sight Center (CSC)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

CSC is a organ disease organization based in Cleveland, OH that was founded in 1906. As of 2020 they had $10 million in revenue and $110 million in assets.

Cleveland Sight Center's mission is to empower people who are blind or who have limited vision to realize their full potential and to shape the community's vmpowers and employs; providing training and guidance to its clients and the communities it ser...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Cleveland Society For The Blind.

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Program areas at CSC

Csc provides early intervention & other school services: parents of 0-3 year olds learn compensatory techniques to develop skills in communication, independence & movement. Children aged 3-5 attend our in-house preschool. Families of school-aged children are educated how to advocate for their children. Csc staff instruct school teachers how to adapt their classroom for a child with a vision disability. Young adults up to age 23 are engaged in pre-employment skills training. (493 clients served)

Employment operations & placement, including: assistance in job readiness, job search, & employment skills. Program offerings include job development, assessments, job coaching, job seeking skills, community based assessments, customer service training. (200 clients serves, 36 clients placed at 29 unique employers). Call Center production services including management of a fully-functioning call Center which provides training & competitive employment to people who are Blind or visually impaired or have other work-limiting disabilities (employment of over 60 individuals).

Csc provides casework & social services assisting clients in navigating networks to meet their needs (2,000 clients served). Once needs are identified, training and techniques are taught to improve daily living and mobility to increase independence (453 clients served). Computer training is provided to teach people who are Blind to use a computer using assistive software (70 clients served). Csc operates a low vision clinic evaluating and educating clients about the optical aids necessary to utilize remaining vision more effectively, staffed by licensed optometrists with special focus on low vision exams (2,188 clients served).

Form 990s for CSC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-12Oct 22, 2020990View PDF
2018-12Oct 12, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Dec 11, 2017990View PDF
2016-09Aug 9, 2017990View PDF
...and eight more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for CSC

Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,459,226
Program services$4,055,196
Investment income and dividends$3,041,243
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$735,382
Net income from fundraising events$-37,237
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$115,577
Miscellaneous revenues$17,238
Total revenues$10,386,625

Vendors for CSC

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Hw&coTax accounting2020-08-13
██████Content management system software2020-03-01
█████████ ███████ ████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$13,3782019-12-31
███████ ██████ ██ ████Insurance2019-12-31
███ ████████ ████ █████████ ███████ ██ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
█████ ████ ████ ███ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
██████████ ████ ███ ███████ █████████ ███$29,2832019-12-31
██████ ██████████ ████████ ███Investment advisory (plan)$15,9302019-12-31
...and four more vendors

Personnel at CSC

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Lawrence E. BendersPresident and Chief Executive Officer-Sept. 30, 2020
Kevin R KrenciszChief Financial and Administrative Officer$160,428Oct. 22, 2020
███████ █████████Chief Information Officer$117,457Dec. 31, 2019
█████ ████ ██████Director of Development$115,891Dec. 31, 2019
███ ██████Director of Human Resources-Sept. 30, 2020
██████ █████Director of Business Development and Customer Success$114,943Dec. 31, 2019
█████ ██████Director of Facilities and Transportation Services-Sept. 30, 2020
██████ ████████Director of Client Planning and Employment$133,678Sept. 30, 2020
█████ █████Director of Empowerment Rehabilitation Services-Sept. 30, 2020
█████████ ██████Controller-Sept. 30, 2020
...and nine more key personnel

Peer organ disease nonprofits

1Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired501(c)(3)$11 millionCincinnati, OH
2Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind501(c)(3)$3.1 millionTampa, FL
3Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh (BVRS)501(c)(3)$5.1 millionPittsburgh, PA
4San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind and Vision Impaired501(c)(3)$28 millionSan Antonio, TX
5Clovernook Center For the Blind and Visually Impaired501(c)(3)$6.9 millionCincinnati, OH
6East Texas Lighthouse for The Blind501(c)(3)$8.5 millionTyler, TX
7Keystone Vocational Services501(c)(3)$5.8 millionHermitage, PA
8National Industries for the Blind501(c)(3)$36 millionAlexandria, VA
9The Lighthouse for the Blind in New Orleans501(c)(3)$11 millionNew Orleans, LA
10Envision Incorporated501(c)(3)$21 millionWichita, KS
11Inroads To Opportunities501(c)(3)$4.8 millionRoselle, NJ
12Associated Industries for the Blind501(c)(3)$4.8 millionMilwaukee, WI
13Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind501(c)(3)$6.5 millionDallas, TX
14Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind501(c)(3)$5.1 millionWashington, DC
15Lighthouse Central Florida501(c)(3)$3.7 millionOrlando, FL
16Envision Xpress501(c)(3)$17 millionWichita, KS
17Pilot Dogs501(c)(3)$3.4 millionColumbus, OH
18New Hampshire Assistive Technology Center501(c)(3)$4.1 millionGreenfield, NH
19Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI)501(c)(3)$17 millionUtica, NY
20Deaf Services Center501(c)(3)$3.6 millionColumbus, OH
21American Lung Association of the Midland States501(c)(3)$6.8 millionDublin, OH
22Blind Industries & Services of Maryland (BISM)501(c)(3)$11 millionBaltimore, MD
23Lions Services501(c)(3)$20 millionCharlotte, NC
24Industries for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IB)501(c)(3)$17 millionWest Allis, WI
25Lions Volunteer Blind Industries501(c)(3)$2.7 millionMorristown, TN