The EyeSight Foundation of Alabama
What we do: We award grants to non-profits conducting vision research, education or patient care. We don’t see patients, we aren’t doctors or researchers or educators – but on our Resource Directory we list many organizations that do provide those services. Mission: To serve as a catalyst to improve eyesight through education, research and access to care. Vision: Making a difference in the eyes of the world.
March 11, 2016
New process, deadline and requirement: WE REQUIRE ALL APPLICANTS to have a conversation with ESFA staff before filling out our new online application (see link, above) with a May 6 deadline. We will talk about your proposed project and how it fits with our funding priority, and have a frank conversation about expectations this year.
September 1, 2014
According to recent statistics, more than 25,000 people seek treatment for sports-related eye injuries each year. Most of these injuries could have easily been prevented through the use of appropriate eye protection.
July 29, 2014
Poor vision adversely affects tens of thousands of children in Alabama each year. Join the EyeSight Foundation of Alabama, FocusFirst and Sight Savers America in observing Children’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month and learn how this critical issue is being addressed.
May 1, 2014
How can you encourage eye health in your community or circle of influence? There are a number of resources available at http://www.nei.nih.gov/hvm/spread_the_word.asp that will provide convenient ways for you to help raise awareness about the importance of eye health.
January 2, 2014
Did you know that direct costs related to Glaucoma reach $5.8 billion annually in the U.S.? Our vision should always be a top priority, and the New Year is a great time for a resolution to make sure our eyes are healthy with a dilated eye exam, according to Prevent Blindness CEO Hugh Parry.