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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

  • Happy Thanksgiving
    NIB and its nationwide network of associated nonprofit agencies wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving and joyous holiday season.
  • NIB Recognizes High-Performing Agencies
    Each year, NIB recognizes associated nonprofit agencies for outstanding efforts to carry out our mission in three categories: Overall achievement, […]
  • A Veteran’s Life of Service
    “Being blind doesn’t stop me from serving my country,” says Scott Smith, U.S. Navy veteran, 2020 Employee of the Year […]
  • Supporting Military Families—Part II
    The National Industries for the Blind (NIB) Military Resale (MR) program supports two of the best perks available to military […]

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.