EIN 13-1740463

Lavelle Fund for the Blind

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The Lavelle Fund supports programs that help people who are blind and visually impaired lead independent, productive lives, together with eye care programs working to prevent and treat vision loss.
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Program areas at Lavelle Fund for the Blind

the brother james kearney scholarship program for the Blind aims to help make quality undergraduate and graduate education affordable for u.s. Residents who are legally Blind and financially needy.by assisting individuals who are legally Blind or visually impaired in attaining quality education, the scholarship program furthers the Fund's exempt purpose by assisting individuals who are legally Blind or visually-impaired live independent and productive lives. the scholarship program is intended to support a legally Blind or visually impaired student's full-time program of study leading to a 4-year (bachelor's) degree or graduate degree program. In 2022, the Fund awarded a total of $339,651 in scholarship grants. the cost of administering the scholarship program was $55,500.
the Lavelle leaders award for higher education students is a one-time only scholarships of $5,000 awarded yearly to two outstanding scholars attending one of our partner colleges and universities. This competitive, merit-based award is open to current college juniors, seniors, or graduate students who have demonstrated the highest levels of academic achievement and whose leadership experience and school, career, or community engagement have made a significant impact. Successful Lavelle leaders award applicants will demonstrate a steadfast pursuit of their goals. During 2022, the Fund awarded 2 $5,000 awards totaling $10,000.
Returned grant used in furtherance of the Fund's exempt purpose.

Grants made by Lavelle Fund for the Blind

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Perkins School for the Blind#22-24: Every Child Can Learn: Scaling Up Systemic Change for Children With Disabilities and Visual Impairment in Latin America$601,925
Helen Keller International (HKI)#19-13: Childsight New York$355,172
Orbis International#22-23: Sitapur Eye Hospital - Orbis Comprehensive Childhood Blindness Project (Phase Ii)$243,186
...and 46 more grants made totalling $4,630,386

Personnel at Lavelle Fund for the Blind

John L. CorcoranExecutive Director and Chief Executive Officer$0
Mannhi ChauDirector of Finance and Operations$136,000
Andrew S FisherPast Executive Director$58,722

Financials for Lavelle Fund for the Blind

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Investment income and dividends$2,594,664
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-1,666,407
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,488
Total revenues$929,745

Form 990s for Lavelle Fund for the Blind

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-05-02990PFView PDF
2021-122022-05-09990PFView PDF
2020-122021-06-22990PFView PDF
2019-122021-05-14990PFView PDF
2018-122019-06-11990PFView PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
March 22, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
September 24, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
August 15, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2021
July 8, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2022
June 27, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
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General information
307 W 38th St Suite 1905
New York, NY 10018
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
New York County, NY
Website URL
(212) 668-9801
IRS details
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Form 990-PF
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T20: Private Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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