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Harry Staley, Jr., winner of the 2018 Kenneth Jernigan Scholarship, teaches a young girl taekwondo.

Featured Programs

Voter Experience Survey

If you are a blind or low-vision American and you voted in the 2018 elections, we want to hear about your experience. Please fill out our 2018 Midterm Elections Blind and Low-Vision Voter Experience Survey.

Scholarship Program

Every year through our scholarship program, we award more than $120,000 to blind scholars across the United States and Puerto Rico in recognition of their achievements and professional aspirations.

Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards

The annual Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards honor individuals and organizations that are a positive force in the lives of blind people and whose work advances the ultimate goal of helping transform our dreams into reality.

Santa Letters

Every December, the National Federation of the Blind helps Santa send letters in Braille to young blind children across the country, along with a tactile coloring sheet and a print letter for parents. 

Upcoming National Events

Upcoming State Conventions


Top Stories

On Our 78th Birthday, Celebrating 78 Years of Stories

November 16 is the National Federation of the Blind's birthday. Please join us in reflecting on our many stories in this special blog post from NFB President Mark A. Riccobono.

JAWS and ZoomText Annual Home Licensing: A Win for Consumers

Can a new pricing model save money and keep our access technology software up-to-date? Learn more in this blog post from NFB's tech director, Rachel Olivero.

A Lyft to the Polls

This year, the National Federation of the Blind is pleased to partner with Lyft to help blind voters get to the polls. Learn more in this blog post from PR director Chris Danielsen.

A Blind Entrepreneur Breaks through Barriers Everywhere He Builds

The October issue of the Braille Monitor features this convention speech by entrepreneur Isaac Lidsky, the only blind person to serve as a law clerk for the US Supreme Court.

President Riccobono's First Pitch

Special thanks to the Baltimore Orioles, Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, and Jim Hunter.


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