EIN 13-1623998

The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
52
Year formed
1945
Most recent tax filings
2018-12-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration is a private, not-for-profit organization devoted to restoring sight through eye donations and cornea transplants, as well as providing ocular tissue for research into treatment and cures for other eye diseases.
Also known as...
The Eye Bank of New York
Total revenues
$9,580,477
2018
Total expenses
$8,649,326
2018
Total assets
$59,483,465
2018
Num. employees
52
2018

Program areas at The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration

The Eye-Bank’s state-of-the-art ocular laboratory operates 24/7 to recover, evaluate and distribute safe, quality donor eye tissue for cornea transplants and other ophthalmic surgeries. Staff receives continual education and training in the latest technological advances, including preparing partial thickness grafts for endothelial keratoplasty (EK) procedures
The Eye-Bank’s Marketing Program continues to help spread the message about the importance of eye donation and enrolling in the Donate Life Registry through a highly-successful multi-media advertising campaign that reaches a New York metropolitan audience through radio, television, newspapers and transit ads. The campaign featured real donor family members urging New Yorkers to sign up to be donors and honor their loved ones’ wishes to donate. The Eye-Bank’s Marketing Program also maintains a dynamic social media presence on Facebook and Twitter allowing individuals to post comments about their experience with eye, organ and tissue donation

Who funds The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Uw Mccurdy Article 2nd Charitable TrustResearch & Development$200,420
The R David Sudarsky Charitable Testamentary TrustTo Support Charitable Purpose$30,000
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$5,921
...and 16 more grants received

Personnel at The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration

NameTitleCompensation
Rachel HeislerSecretary$0
James FabianPresident$0
Kathleen O'DonnellVice President
Patricia DahlChief Executive Officer and Exec Dir

Financials for The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration

RevenuesFYE 12/2018
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,234,424
Program services$5,795,275
Investment income and dividends$963,786
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,575,995
Net income from fundraising events$1,010
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$9,987
Total revenues$9,580,477

Form 990s for The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-122020-06-15990View PDF
2017-122018-12-20990View PDF
2016-122017-12-20990View PDF
2015-122016-10-28990View PDF
2014-122015-12-10990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

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Lions VisionGiftPortland, OR$9,465,133
Visionfirst Indiana Lions Eye BankCarmel, IN$5,306,066
Anatomy Gifts RegistryHanover, MD$6,217,492
Mid-South Transplant Foundation (MSTF)Cordova, TN$10,986,635
Make-A-Wish IllinoisChicago, IL$12,160,093
Chai LifelineNew York, NY$23,840,205
Arthritis Foundation Great Lakes RegionHilliard, OH$12,785,112
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $200,420 from Uw Mccurdy Article 2nd Charitable Trust
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $3,000 from John N Blackman SR Foundation
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
April 29, 2020
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $30,000 from The R David Sudarsky Charitable Testamentary Trust
March 17, 2020
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsDisease research fundraisersPublic health orgsHealth organizationsCharities
Issues
HealthEducationDiseases and disorders
Characteristics
Conducts researchFundraising eventsState / local levelEndowed supportTax deductible donations
General information
Address
120 Wall St 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10005
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
County
New York County, NY
Website URL
eyedonation.org 
Phone
(212) 742-9000
Facebook page
EyeBankforSightRestoration 
Twitter profile
@eyedonationny 
IRS details
EIN
13-1623998
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1945
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
E65: Organ and Tissue Bank
NAICS code, primary
813212: Health and Disease Research Fundraising Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent
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