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Maryland School for the Blind (MSB)

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

MSB is a organ disease organization based in Baltimore, MD that was founded in 1853. As of 2019 they had $51 million in revenue and $165 million in assets.

Maryland School for the Blind provides outreach, educational and residential services for students to reach their fullest potential by preparing them to be as successful, independent and well-rounded contributing members of their communities as possible.

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Program areas at MSB

The Maryland School for The Blind provides general and functional academic programs. The general academic program serves students who are on an academic diploma track and designed to address learning issues and facilitate a successful return to their local School system. The functional academic program is comprised of programs to meet The educational and social needs of The students who are Blind and visually impaired. In The School's general and functional academic programs, services were provided to 137 students, 52 of which were residential. All graduating students fulfilled their transition plans to additional schooling, become members of The work force upon graduation.

The Maryland School for The Blind's program for students who are Blind with multiple disablities serves students with sever and profound disablities with emphasis on functional and life skills. This educational program takes into consideration The complex health and physical needs of each student, while developing age appropriate adaptive skills to increase independence. In The School's program for students who are Blind with multiple disablities, services were provided to 36 students, of which 14 were residential. All graduating students fulfilled their transition plans to work or day programs.

The Maryland School for The Blind's program for students who are Blind with autism serves students with communication and relating disorders including those on The autism spectrum. Emphasis is placed on functional life skills, communication and learning is supported in a highly structured, sensory controlled environments. In The School's program for students who are Blind with autism services were provided to 40 students, of which 26 were residential. All graduating students fulfilled their transition plans to work or day programs upon graduation.

Form 990s for MSB

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Aug 28, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Sep 12, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 6, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 1, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for MSB

Total grants, contributions, etc.$15,034,500
Program services$33,280,323
Investment income and dividends$1,567,772
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,416,906
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$51,299,501

Vendors for MSB

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
SC&H Tax and Advisory Services LLCTax accounting2020-03-31
████ ██████ ████████ ████Audit accounting2019-12-18
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-10-16
█████████Content management system software2019-10-16
█████ ███████████Production and Consultation for Direct Mailing; Advertising Services$112,1472019-06-01
█████ ███████████Construction Manager$17,369,5662019-06-01
████████ █████ ██████████Architect$286,8942019-06-01
██ ██████████ █████████ ████████Therapy Services$307,3232019-06-01
...and five more vendors

Personnel at MSB

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
W. Robert HairSuperintendent and Chief Executive Officer-Sept. 22, 2020
Kibian VazquezChief Financial Officer$115,523Sept. 22, 2020
█████ ██████████Principal-July 2, 2018
███████ ███████Principal and MDB$118,291July 2, 2018
███ ████Superintendent and Education Director-July 2, 2018
█████ ████████Director of Development-Sept. 22, 2020
██████ ██████Director of Human Resources-Sept. 22, 2020
████ ███████Director of Nutritional Services-Nov. 30, 2017
████ ████████ ███Director of Campus Operations-Sept. 22, 2020
██████ █████Director of Education-Sept. 22, 2020
...and 20 more key personnel

Peer organ disease nonprofits

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12The Phoenix Center501(c)(3)$14 millionNutley, NJ
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14Arizona Centers for Comprehensive Education and Life Skills (ACCEL)501(c)(3)$15 millionPhoenix, AZ
15Benhaven501(c)(3)$19 millionNorth Haven, CT
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19Overbrook School for the Blind (OSB)501(c)(3)$33 millionPhiladelphia, PA
20Western Pennsylvania School For The Deaf (WPSD)501(c)(3)$31 millionPittsburgh, PA
21Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children501(c)(3)$39 millionPittsburgh, PA
22The Learning Center for the Deaf (TLC)501(c)(3)$26 millionFramingham, MA
23Linwood Center501(c)(3)$13 millionEllicott City, MD
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