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Our mission is to make a difference in the education, independence, and quality of life for blind and visually impaired students in Kentucky.
Founded in 1984, the Kentucky School for the Blind Charitable Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to serving students in Kentucky who are blind or visually impaired. The foundation primarily distributes funds to assist and financially support the Kentucky School for the Blind and its statewide outreach services. The foundation also makes grant funding available to agencies and activities that advance issues related to the blind and visually impaired. The foundation’s goal is to make a difference by supporting academic and cultural opportunities, resources, and assistive technology that enable blind and visually impaired students to lead independent, productive and successful lives. The foundation strives to fulfill its mission through funding grants, awarding scholarships, providing access to assistive technology, and other supportive endeavors.