THE FOUNDATION IN SUPPORT OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND

Address
456 CHERRY STREET SE
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49503
Contact
Phone: +1 (616) 458-1187
Nonprofit
NTEE: P86 - Blind/Visually Impaired Centers, Services
EIN: 38-3382541

Mission

SUPPORT THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1997
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area3000
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Number of employees00000
Personnel
Anderson, Gary
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personGARY ANDERSONGARY ANDERSON   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Clary, Clair
TitleCHAIRCHAIRCHAIRCHAIRCHAIR
Name of key/compensated personCLAIR DAVIS CLARYCLAIR DAVIS CLARYCLAIR DAVIS CLARYCLAIR DAVIS CLARYCLAIR DAVIS CLARY
Position of compensated person
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Ferguson, Francesca
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person FRANCESCA FERGUSONFRANCESCA FERGUSONFRANCESCA FERGUSONFRANCESCA FERGUSON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Grek, Chris
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  CHRIS GREKCHRIS GREKCHRIS GREK
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Kimball, Neil
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personNEIL KIMBALL    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Mulder, Steve
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person STEVE MULDERSTEVE MULDERSTEVE MULDERSTEVE MULDER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Rupp, Thomas
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personTHOMAS RUPPTHOMAS RUPP   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Stevens, Richard
TitleEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DI   
Name of key/compensated personRICHARD STEVENSRICHARD STEVENS   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Thodey, Luanne
TitleTREASURERTREASURERTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personLUANNE LANNY THODEYLUANNE LANNY THODEYLUANNE LANNY THODEYLUANNE LANNY THODEYLUANNE LANNY THODEY
Position of compensated person
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Voting, Joy
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personJOY WAHBY - NON VOTINGJOY WAHBY - NON VOTINGJOY WAHBY - NON VOTINGJOY WAHBY - NON VOTINGJOY WAHBY - NON VOTING
Position of compensated person
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Wolford, Bob
TitleVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIR
Name of key/compensated personBOB WOLFORDBOB WOLFORDBOB WOLFORDBOB WOLFORDBOB WOLFORD
Position of compensated person
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesSUPPORT THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED.SUPPORT THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED.SUPPORT THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED.SUPPORT THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED.SUPPORT THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED.
Program service expenses, total$80,246.00$76,969.00$76,351.00$73,205.00$68,006.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
SUPPORT THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED.
Program expenses$80,246.00$76,969.00$76,351.00$73,205.00$68,006.00
Grants and allocations made$68,688.00$66,076.00$61,759.00$58,726.00$55,623.00
Program descriptionSUPPORT THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED.SUPPORT THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED.SUPPORT THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED.SUPPORT THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED.SUPPORT THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$143,535.00$202,297.00$118,603.00$124,694.00$138,147.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$2,533.00$82,546.00$141,875.00$0.00$8,101.00
Investment income, current yr$141,002.00$119,751.00-$23,272.00$124,694.00$130,046.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$2,533.00$82,546.00$141,875.00$0.00$8,101.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$143,535.00$202,297.00$118,603.00$124,694.00$138,147.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$2,533.00$82,546.00$141,875.00 $8,101.00
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$141,002.00$119,751.00-$23,272.00$124,694.00$130,046.00
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$80,246.00$76,969.00$76,351.00$73,205.00$68,006.00
Total functional expenses: program service $80,246.00$76,969.00$76,351.00$73,205.00$68,006.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$11,558.00$10,893.00$14,592.00$14,479.00$12,383.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,294,062.00$1,230,773.00$1,105,445.00$1,063,193.00$1,011,704.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,230,773.00$1,105,445.00$1,063,193.00$1,011,704.00$941,563.00
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$1,294,062.00$1,230,773.00$1,105,445.00$1,063,193.00$1,011,704.00
Net assets$1,294,062.00$1,230,773.00$1,105,445.00$1,063,193.00$1,011,704.00
Net assets, beginning of year$1,230,773.00$1,105,445.00$1,063,193.00$1,011,704.00$941,563.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$1,294,062.00$1,159,340.00$1,105,445.00$1,063,193.00$1,011,704.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year    $1.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$63,289.00$125,328.00$42,252.00$51,489.00$70,141.00
Savings & temp cash investment $54,963.00   
Accounts receivable, net $16,470.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$1,294,062.00$1,230,773.00$1,105,445.00$1,063,193.00$1,011,704.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members67666
Number of independent voting members67666
Financial sheets audited   TrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basis   TrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-10-012015-10-012014-10-012013-10-012012-10-01
Tax year end date2017-09-012016-09-012015-09-012014-09-012013-09-01
Has local chapters   True 
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-03-192017-07-132016-02-252014-12-292014-01-31
IRS schema version2016v3.12015v3.02014v5.02013v3.12012v2.3
Filing identifier201800279349300400201730219349300703201523569349300302201433539349300113201323579349300512
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