An active volunteer Board of Directors meets at least four times per year. An external auditing firm conducts annual audits including an annual OMB audit when required.
Permanent and contract staff in professional and administrative positions are employed at headquarters and in the field. Partner eye care institutions in developing countries implement IEF supported programs.
IEF’s diverse funding support includes public, private, foundation and corporate grants; investment income, direct mail and annual fund campaigns, events, and United Way and CFC.
In “official relations” with the World Health Organization since 1985, IEF works with ministries of health; international and national non-governmental organizations (NGO), and eye hospitals in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.
Blindness can strike every man, women, and child — rich or poor, whether they live in developed or developing countries alike. Help us make a difference by donating today.
$4.25 per month will sponsor 1 cataract surgery annually. How much does your cup of coffee cost?
$8.50 per month funds eye exams for 30 children annually. A great contribution for less than $10 a month!
$41.75 per month sponsors 8 cataract kits for 40 operations annually.
$83.50 per month provides transportation for 180 children and their families to clinics for treatment annually.