The history of a limitless future.
In 1938, an organization took shape to provide employment opportunities for people who are blind. In the 75 years since, National Industries for the Blind has grown to include rehabilitation programs, advanced career training and a network of 91 associated nonprofit agencies—all with the goal of helping people who are blind or visually impaired lead more independent lives. And, as we reflect on how far we’ve come, it inspires us to consider how much further we can go.
Below is a timeline of NIB's history. Click on a specific event title to read more.