The LightHouse strives to meet the needs of the blind and visually impaired community with the support of a multifaceted revenue model. The LightHouse funds its operating budget with support from individuals (including bequests), social enterprise revenue, government grants and contracts, private grants and investment income.
Capital Assets and Operating Reserves
The LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired segregates its net assets into two board-designated accounts: capital assets and operating reserves.
Capital assets include the agency’s three-story headquarters in the San Francisco Civic Center area and the furniture and equipment housed therein; a 311-acre camp facility in Napa, California, and all the structures, equipment and furniture on the site; the manufacturing equipment for its employment enterprise in San Leandro, California (LightHouse Industries Sirkin Center); and the furniture and equipment in satellite offices in San Rafael, Berkeley and Eureka, California.
Recent IRS Form 990
- 2014-15 IRS Form 990 (PDF)
- 2013-14 IRS Form 990 (PDF)
- 2012-13 IRS Form 990 (PDF)
- 2011-12 IRS Form 990 (PDF)