National Federation of the Blind of Virginia Inc

Arlington, VA

Mission

The NFB of Virginia is an organization made up of blind and sighted people working to improve the lives of blind Virginians by providing assistance and services to parents, blind workers, and consumers of rehabilitation services.

Ruling year info

1974

Main address

1511 N Jackson St

Arlington, VA 22201 United States

EIN

23-7176308

NTEE code info

Blind/Visually Impaired Centers, Services (P86)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

Program A: Education, Civil Rights, and Self-Organization-Operated community outreach offices to provide information to the public about blindness and how to help blind people and to locate blind persons in need of assistance. Provided assistance to blind people to attend seminars and workshops designed to assist the blind in learning methods and techniques of organizing local groups of blind people for self-help and in learning about library services, rehabilitation services, new technology, aids, devices, and other resources and materials. Developed, produced, or distributed in print, Braille, and/or recorded media materials relating to blindness. Provided information to individuals, employers, governmental agencies, and the general public through written, telephone, personal, and media contacts. Developed and strengthened state and local organizations of the blind (self-help and support groups) and provided legal assistance, encouragement, information, or advocacy assistance to blind persons. Worked to improve services of governmental and private agencies established to give services to the blind through consumer input, technical assistance, and monitoring. It is estimated that educational activities in one way or another impact upon at least one million individuals in this state annually. Such services are available to and benefit all of the blind of this state. Additionally, since improvements for blind persons in this state affect all blind persons in the country, these activities potentially benefit in excess of half a million blind people.

Expenses
$56,061
Revenue
$0

Program B: Specialized Programs and Services-Provided scholarships to blind students. Provided direct assistance to individual blind persons to meet specific needs. Sponsored seminars and other activities to assist parents of blind children. Sponsored seminars and other activities to create better employment opportunities for blind persons. Helped to make available specialized aids, devices, tools, and materials for the blind-Braille writing equipment, measuring devices, white canes, clocks, watches, talking calculators, etc. Operated NEWSLINE for the Blind(R), a free digital talking newspaper service available by telephone for the blind. Provided Braille materials to the blind. Made grants to provide services of the kind described herein and to improve educational, vocational, and cultural opportunities for the blind. The activities described herein potentially benefit all blind persons in this state, and improvements in opportunities here expand opportunities for the half million blind persons in the country as well as creating more opportunities for the blind adults of tomorrow.

Expenses
$65,754
Revenue
$0

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