EIN 23-7087830

Retina Research Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
1
State
Year formed
1969
Most recent tax filings
2019-12-01
Description
The mission of the Retina Research Foundation is to reduce retinal blindness worldwide by funding programs in Research and education. As a public charity, rrf raises funds from the private sector and the investment of its endowment funds. To conduct medical Research for treatment of retinal diseases causing blindness.
Total revenues
$2,307,070
2019
Total expenses
$1,721,486
2019
Total assets
$3,302,536
2019
Num. employees
1
2019

Program areas at Retina Research Foundation

The mission of the Retina Research Foundation is to reduce retinal blindness worldwide by funding programs in Research and education. As a public charity, rrf raises funds from the private sector and the investment of its endowment funds.

Grants made by Retina Research Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)General Support$330,000
Indiana UniversityGeneral Support$30,000
University of UtahGeneral Support$30,000
...and 1 more grant made

Who funds Retina Research Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Manning Foundation TrustGeneral Operating$106,000
Harry E Bovay Jr FoundationGrant - To Support the Mission of the Organization$55,000
Rhett Butler Charitable FoundationRetina Research$20,000
...and 8 more grants received

Personnel at Retina Research Foundation

NameTitleCompensation
Alice R. McPhersonPresident$0
John C. Dawson, JR.Secretary$0
H. Richard WaltonTreasurer$0
Jacquelyn M RoyceChair$0
Frank K EgglestonChairman$0

Financials for Retina Research Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,217,109
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$68,848
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$21,113
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,307,070

Form 990s for Retina Research Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-03-31990View PDF
2018-122019-12-26990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122017-11-22990View PDF
2015-122017-01-20990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 1, 2022
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $15,000 from Anne and Don Fizer Foundation
November 17, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 8 new personnel
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $55,000 from Harry E Bovay Jr Foundation
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
April 29, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsDisease research fundraisersMedical research organizationsCharities
Issues
Science and technologyHealth
Characteristics
Funds one specific organizationProvides grantsConducts researchTax deductible donations
General information
Address
1977 Butler Blvd
Houston, TX 77030
Metro area
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
County
Harris County, TX
Website URL
retinaresearchfnd.org/ 
Phone
(713) 797-1925
IRS details
EIN
23-7087830
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1969
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
H11: Medical Research Single Organization Support
NAICS code, primary
813212: Health and Disease Research Fundraising Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent
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