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Guiding Eyes for the Blind

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Guiding Eyes for the Blind is a organ disease organization based in Yorktown Heights, NY that was founded in 1954. As of 2018 they had $32 million in revenue and $93 million in assets.

Guiding Eyes for the Blind provides guide dogs to people with vision loss. We are passionate about connecting exceptional dogs with individuals for greater independence.

EIN:
13-1854606
City:
State:
Metro:
Website:
Phone:
800 942-0149
Facebook:
Twitter:
Founded:
1954
Type:
501(c)(3)
NTEE:
Revenue:
$32,845,101
Assets:
$93,137,881
Employees:
189
Fiscal year end:
September
Revenue trends:
Asset trends:

Program areas at Guiding Eyes for the Blind

STUDENT INSTRUCTION AND DOG TRAINING - COMPRISED OF THE FOLLOWING FUNCTIONAL PROGRAMS: EARLY/HOME SOCIALIZATION AND PUPPY RAISING FOR PURPOSE BRED GUIDE DOGS, ON-CAMPUS RESIDENTIAL TRAINING FOR BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED STUDENTS LEARNING TO USE A GUIDE DOG, SPECIALIZED TRAINING INSTRUCTION FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE BLIND WITH ADDITIONAL DISABILITEIS SUCH AS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, THE RUNNING GUIDE PROGRAM TO PROMOTE VISION HEALTH , AND HOME TRAINING FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE UNABLE TO TRAVEL TO THE THREE WEEK ON CAMPUS PROGRAM. THESE PROGRAMS PROVIDE INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED WITH FULLY TRAINED GUIDE DOGS. ALL SERVICES INCLUDING TRAVEL COSTS TO AND FROM THE TRAINING CENTER AND ROOM AND BOARD ARE PROVIDED AT NO CHARGE TO ALL STUDENTS. APPROXIMATELY 130 INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE BLIND GRADUATE WITH A GUIDING EYES DOG THROUGH ON-SITE TRAINING IN THE RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM EACH YEAR. IN ADDITION, ON AVERAGE, EACH YEAR 18 INDIVIDUALS ARE PROVIDED IN-HOME TRAINING WITH ...

Enrichment: provides disability awareness and educational publications to an audience who may benefit from our guide dog services or recommend our organization to the appropriate blind or visually impared individuals. Provides appropriate information of accessibility, reasonable accomodation and behavorial guidelines for the general public interacting with a guide dog team.

Veterinary hospital - maintaining health and wellbeing for our world class canines is of the utmost importance to us at guiding eyes. We operate two veterinary hospitals through our main campus in yorktown heights, ny and our canine development center in patterson, ny. Guiding eyes state-of-the-art veterinary facilities are fully staffed with veternarians, licensed veterniary technicians, and administrators. Our veterniary team cares for our dogs in the breeding, puppy, and training programs. Our top notch veterniary care extends to graduates of guiding eyes and their dogs through remote communication and referrals or using our own facilities if proximity allows. Our veterinary staff performs surgical and dental procedures, radiology ("x-rays"), ultrasonography ("sonograms"), endoscopy, mris, laboratory work, routine vaccinations and an array of wellness services. We also work closely with veterinary specialists in the fields of ophthalmology, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, and radiology. Many of these doctors donate all or part of their ...

Form 990s for Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-09Sep 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-09May 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Aug 17, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Jul 26, 2016990View PDF
2014-09May 14, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Field2018
Total grants, contributions, etc.$27,074,663
Program services$420,900
Investment income and dividends$1,577,336
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$3,720,085
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$52,117
Total revenues$32,845,101

Vendors for Guiding Eyes for the Blind

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2019-12-08
███ ███ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-08-22
██████ ████ ██████████ ███Mail Service$194,2412018-09-01
████ ██████ ███Design Strategy; Campaign Design$4,301,0622018-09-01
██████ █████████Consultant$81,8252018-09-01
████████ ███████Consultant$37,7502018-09-01
██ ███Mail Service$220,5582018-09-01
████ █████████ ███Mail List Broker$185,5062018-09-01
...and 12 more vendors

Personnel at Guiding Eyes for the Blind

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Thomas PanekPresident and Chief Executive Officer$368,043Aug. 22, 2019
Beth BrenninkmeyerChief Veterinary Officer$147,896July 12, 2019
█████ ███████████Vice President Development$238,908Sept. 30, 2018
███████ ████████Vice President of Training Programs / Dir Training and Admissions$178,666July 12, 2019
█████ ███████Director of Operations-July 12, 2019
████ █████████Director of Planned Giving-July 12, 2019
██████ ███████Director of Human Resources-July 12, 2019
██████ █████████Director Human Resources$164,189Sept. 30, 2018
███ ██████Director of Admissions-July 12, 2019
█████ ███████Director of Specialized Training / Director of Special Needs-July 12, 2019
...and 17 more key personnel

Peer organ disease nonprofits

 NameTypeRevenueLocation
1Visionsservices for the Blind and Visually Impaired501(c)(3)$15 millionNew York, NY
2Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind501(c)(3)$9.8 millionSmithtown, NY
3International Guiding Eyes501(c)(3)$9.0 millionSylmar, CA
4Cleveland Sight Center (CSC)501(c)(3)$11 millionCleveland, OH
5Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired501(c)(3)$10 millionCincinnati, OH
6San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind and Vision Impaired501(c)(3)$19 millionSan Antonio, TX
7Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD)501(c)(3)$33 millionAustin, TX
8American Printing House for the Blind501(c)(3)$22 millionLouisville, KY
9Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI)501(c)(3)$17 millionUtica, NY
10Help Me See501(c)(3)$26 millionNew York, NY
11The Seeing Eye (TSE)501(c)(3)$35 millionMorristown, NJ
12Blind Industries & Services of Maryland (BISM)501(c)(3)$11 millionBaltimore, MD
13Travis Association for the Blind501(c)(3)$34 millionAustin, TX
14Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB)501(c)(3)$86 millionSan Rafael, CA
15National Industries for the Blind501(c)(3)$35 millionAlexandria, VA
16Braille Institute of America501(c)(3)$22 millionLos Angeles, CA
17Lions Services501(c)(3)$25 millionCharlotte, NC
18East Texas Lighthouse for The Blind501(c)(3)$8.2 millionTyler, TX
19Maryland School for the Blind (MSB)501(c)(3)$44 millionBaltimore, MD
20Foundation for Blind Children501(c)(3)$10 millionPhoenix, AZ
21Outlook Nebraska (ONI)501(c)(3)$19 millionOmaha, NE
22Wayfinder Family Services501(c)(3)$28 millionLos Angeles, CA
23Envision Incorporated501(c)(3)$19 millionWichita, KS
24American Lung Association of the Northeast501(c)(3)$24 millionEast Hartford, CT
25Lighthouse for the Blind of Houston501(c)(3)$15 millionHouston, TX