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The Chicago Lighthouse For People Who Are Blind Or Visually Impaired

The Chicago Lighthouse For People Who Are Blind Or Visually Impaired

Chicago, IL 60608
Tax ID36-2169139

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About this organization

Revenue

$42,807,782

Expenses

$44,013,893

Mission

Established In 1906, The Chicago Lighthouse Is A Leader, Innovator, And Advocate For People Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, Veterans And Those Who Have Additional Disabilities. (Continued In Schedule O)we Offer Expert Low Vision Care, Education And Employment, Adaptive Technology, And Many Other Services That Comprise A Broad Spectrum Of Wrap Around Support. As A Result, Our Broad Array Of Programs And Services Touch Every Life Stage. In Addition, Our Programs Provide The Tools, Resources, And Social Support That Our Clients Need To Improve Their Health, Build Their Resiliency, Overcome Isolation, And Lead Meaningful Lives.In Response To Covid-19 Chicago Lighthouse Reduced Operations For A Short Period Of Time, But Were Fully Operational Again By June 1, 2020 With Cdc Approved Precautions In Place. 60% Of The Workforce Was Pivoted To Working Remotely And Some Programs Changed To A Remote Format For Safety.

About

CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER OPERATIONS INCLUDE PROVIDING CUSTOMER SERVICE JOBS FOR CONTRACTS ENTERED INTO WITH BOTH PRIVATE COMPANIES AND STATE AGENCIES, AND THE ASSESSMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAMS TO ASSIST POTENTIAL EMPLOYEES IN GAINING THE SKILLS NECESSARY FOR EMPLOYMENT IN THIS AREA. Continued in SCHEDULE O.

Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing

The purpose of the non-profit is outlined in the filing as “Established in 1906, the chicago lighthouse for people who are blind or visually impaired serves as a leader, innovator, and advocate. continued in schedule o.”.

When discussing its operations, they were defined as: “The chicago lighthouse strives to provide quality educational, clinical, rehabilitation and vocational services to people who are blind, visually impaired, multi-disabled or veterans”.

  • The state where the non-profit operates has been legally reported as IL.
  • The filing indicates that the non-profit's address in 2020 is located at 1850 W Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL, 60608.
  • The non-profit has reported 1316 employees on their form as of 2020.
  • Does not operate a hospital.
  • Does not operate a school.
  • Does not collect art.
  • Does not provide credit counseling.
  • Does not have foreign activities.
  • Is not a donor advised fund.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is -$1,206,111.
  • The CEO's remuneration policy within the organization is established through an impartial review and endorsement process.
  • The organization has a written policy that describes how long it will retain documents.
  • The organization has 32 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1906.
  • The organization has a written policy that addresses conflicts of interest.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule B.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule J.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule O.
  • The organization pays $30,346,912 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $1,694,340 in fundraising expenses.
  • The organization provides Form 990 to its governing body.
  • The organization pays grants to individuals.
  • The organization has minutes of its meetings.
  • The organization has a written whistleblower policy.
  • The organization has fundraising events.
  • The organization has grants to organizations.
  • The organization's financial statements were reviewed by an accountant.

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