California Council of the Blind (Sacramento, CA)


  • Name:Mr. Jeff Thom
  • Title:President

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:California Council of the Blind
  • Address:1510 J Street, Suite 125
    Sacramento, CA 95603
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:916-441-2100
  • Main fax:916-441-2188

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  • Mission:
  • As a statewide membership organization, California Council of the Blind’s (CCB) mission is to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life for all Californians who are blind and visually impaired. CCB’s main office is located in Sacramento and has more than 30 local chapters and statewide affiliates. Since its founding, over 75 years ago, the Council has provided members with information and referral, advocacy, leadership development, publications in accessible formats, emergency funds, accessible technology loans, and scholarships.

  • History:
  • The California Council of the Blind was founded on October 6, 1934, by a group of twenty-nine persons, sixteen of whom were blind or visually impaired. These pioneers felt it necessary to create an organization composed of agencies and organizations, which would represent blind and visually impaired people.

  • Year established:1934
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:6
  • Advisory board size:8
  • Staff size:3


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • IRS Subsection:509(a)(1)
  • Tax ID:94-1265032

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IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:941265032
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  • Care Of Name:
  • Organization Address:2143 HURLEY WAY
  • Organization City:SACRAMENTO
  • Organization State:CA
  • Organization Zip:95825-3253
  • Group Exemption Number:0000
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):1
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Charitable Organization
  • Affiliation Code:3
  • Ruling Date:October, 1945
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:15
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
  • Activity Code(s):059, 160
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):Other school related activities, Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:December, 2016
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:December
  • NTEE Code:H41
  • Asset Amount:$796,745
  • Asset Code:5 ($500,000 - $999,999)
  • Income Amount:$124,172
  • Income Code:4 ($100,000 - $499,999)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$107,197
  • Last Updated:2/20/2018 11:27:11 pm

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