Partners in Sight

To maximize the impact of our services, SEE partners with different types of organizational partners, which serves to bolster the breadth and efficacy of our sight-restoring initiatives.


Foundations support SEE through grant funding targeted at addressing key issues or aiding certain geographic regions.

Alice Tweed Tuohy Foundation

ANAIT Foundation

Anthony W Desio & Delores J Desio Foundation

Bangs-Russell Foundation

Carol C Johnson Charitable Foundation

Crawford Idema Family Foundation

Eleanor Collins – Bach Foundation for Eye Care

Gene Haas Foundation

Lions Club International Foundation

M G O’Neil Foundation

Pittsburg Foundation

Santa Barbara Foundation

Sidney Stern Memorial Trust

Simon-Strauss Foundation

St. Francis Foundation

St. Louis Community Foundation

Swift Memorial Health Care Foundation

The Benda Family Charitable Fund

The Community Foundation of San Luis Obispo County

The Julia Stearns Dockweiler Charitable Foundation

The Juliet Rosenthal Foundation

The Lary Foundation Inc

The Levenson Family Charitable Fund

The Moskowitz Family Foundation

The Nathan P. Jacobs Foundation

The Stone Family Foundation

Wood-Claeyssens Foundation

Education Partners

SEE collaborates with our educational partners on holding Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) Level 1 and 2 courses, V2020LINKS-USA projects, and various other training initiatives.

US Partners

Boston University Medical Center (Massachusetts)
California Pacific Medical Center (California)
Dean McGee Eye Institute (Oklahoma)
Emory University (Georgia)
Kellogg Eye/University of Michigan (Michigan)
Moran Eye Center, University of Utah (Utah)
Oregon Health & Science University/Casey Eye Institute (Oregon)
Stanford University (California)
University of Chicago (Illinois)
University of Illinois at Chicago (Illinois)
University of Kansas (Kansas)
University of Missouri - Columbia (Missouri)
Vision Outreach International (VOI) (Michigan)
Wills Eye Hospital (Pennsylvania)

International Partners

Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia)
Baba Lokenath Mission & Shri Bhojay Sarvodaya Trust (India)
Bankrishnapur Janashree Sangha (India)
Centro De Salud Club De Leones (Dominican Republic)
Instituto de la Vision Douglas Perry (Honduras)
Instituto Mexicano de Otalmología IAP (IMO) (Mexico)
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) (England)
Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (Nigeria)
Rwanda International Institute of Ophthalmology (RIIO) (Rwanda)
Save the Nation’s Sight Clinic (Ghana)

SBVC Partners

SEE’s Santa Barbara Vision Care (SBVC) partners with local organizations to ensure that patients receive free and accessible comprehensive eyecare regardless of their background or their ability to pay.

Anesthesia Associates Medical Group (AAMG)

California Retina Consultants

Lions Club International

Oxnard Westminister

Rotary International

Salvation Army


Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics

Shepard Eye

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