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James H. Hall Eye Center


Last Updated: 2015-09-29

At A Glance

James H. Hall Eye Center

(also known as The James H. Hall Eye Center)

5445 Meridian Mark Rd., Ste. 220

Atlanta, GA United States 30342


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-09-30)

Assets: $247,627

Total giving: $11,200





Additional Contact Information

Additional address: c/o Dinorah Hall, P.O. Box 71288, Albany, GA 31708


Established in 1979 - Founder James H. Hall, owner of Georgia Electric Company in Albany, Georgia, suffered multiple and serious eye problems including a tumor, glaucoma, cataracts, and detached retina. In his search for treatment, he found a group of outstanding ophthalmologists who treated and preserved his vision. He established the Center to ensure indigent children could obtain the finest ophthalmological care to prevent vision loss or even blindness.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation operates a private clinic that focuses on prevention of blindness in early childhood. The medical team delivers pediatric ophthalmologic and surgical care to indigent, uninsured children. The goal of the foundation is to preserve and rehabilitate vision through developing innovative treatments and cures for diseases of the visual system that damage and destroy sight. The programs supported by significant clinical trials and a nationally-recognized post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus that involves complicated pathologies and extensive surgical and emergency care .

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Blindness Detection and Prevention Program

The Blindness Detection and Prevention Program encompasses key components, Disease Prevention, Treatment, Clinical Research and Evaluation, Post-doctoral Training in Pediatric Ophthalmology, Pediatric eye care education to physicians, nurse practitioners and emergency room staff, The Center has developed unique health initiatives, and is recognized primarily for its work in post-operative rehabilitation after cataract surgery and glaucoma prevention treatment.

Grants to Individuals Program

Post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus for those residing in GA.

Fields of Interest

  • Health
Population Groups
  • Children
  • Economically disadvantaged people

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-09-30

Assets: $247,627 (market value)

Gifts received: $242,500

Expenditures: $234,683

Total giving: $11,200

Qualifying distributions: $23,105

Giving activities include:

$1,200 for 1 grant

$10,000 for 1 grant to an individual