Organized on January 31, 1971, the National Federation of the Blind of Nebraska is an organization devoted to helping blind individuals reach their full potential. We can help blind residents of Nebraska obtain information about jobs and other training opportunities as well as assist them in finding solutions to problems that they encounter in everyday life. We also work to insure equality for all visually impaired residents of Nebraska by working to pass legislation on the Local, State, and National Level. The NFBN is the Nebraska State affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind.
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National Federation of the Blind of Nebraska Announces 2014 Scholarship Program
Are you a legally blind college student living in Nebraska? This
annual program offers 5 scholarships worth from $250.00 to $1,000 to
eligible students, from high school seniors beginning their freshman
year in the fall semester of 2014, up through grad students working on
their PhD. These merit scholarships are based on academic excellence,
community service, and leadership. In addition to the money, each
winner will receive assistance to attend an all expense paid trip to
the NFBN state convention in Omaha from October 9th through the
12th and the chance to compete for one of five scholarships awarded by
the state affiliate and various chapters and divisions within the NFB
Anyone who has ever attended an NFBN convention will be proud to
attest to its ability to be a positive, life changing experience.
For more information and to apply, visit the Scholarship page.
National Federation of the Blind Vehicle Donation Program
As a national fundraiser, the National Federation of the Blind has partnered with Vehicles for Charity to launch a new vehicle donation program. The NFB’s vehicle donation program accepts almost any vehicle, including cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles and recreational vehicles. All donations may be eligible for a tax deduction on your federal income tax return.