NIB’s new talent
management enterprise.

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Meet National Industries for the Blind

Our mission is to enhance the opportunities for economic and personal independence of people who are blind, primarily through creating, sustaining, and improving employment. NIB and its network of associated nonprofit agencies are the nation’s largest employer of people who are blind.

Making an Impact

  • 5,500

    Number of NIB and NIB associated agency employees who are blind across the country

  • $123M

    Wages and benefits paid by NIB associated agencies to employees who are blind

  • 75,718

    Number of people who are blind who receive rehabilitation services from NIB associated agencies

  • 326

    Number of people who are blind who earned promotions or obtained competitive positions with NIB associated agencies or other organizations

Latest Updates

  • NIB Products Manager Dispels Myths
    NIB Textiles Product Manager Donielle Lorelli recently penned a blog article for SEAMS, a proponent of the Made in America […]
  • Educating Employers to Build Careers
    Doug Goist, workforce development program manager for NSITE, National Industries for the Blind’s (NIB) talent management enterprise, spoke with Shelly […]
  • Happy Holidays from NIB!
    As 2021 draws to a close, NIB and its nationwide network of associated nonprofit agencies wish you and yours a […]
  • NIB Hosts Orientation for New Agency Executives
    Last week, NIB hosted 26 new associated nonprofit agency leaders at NIB headquarters for New Executive Orientation (NEO). NIB hosts […]

Opportunity Magazine

Opportunity is our quarterly magazine that highlights the unlimited capabilities of people who are blind in NIB’s network.

Read this quarter’s publication.