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Funding the NFB of Kentucky

NFB BELL Academy

The NFB BELL Academy provides children with Braille and nonvisual skills instruction through fun, hands-on learning activities.

The NFB BELL Academy—which stands for National Federation of the Blind Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning®-is a nationwide (United States and Puerto Rico) summer program that prepares blind and low-vision children to grow into confident and independent blind people who live the lives they want.

Activities are provided in a day program in Kentucky. In addition to Braille crafts, games, and other engaging projects, children learn vital independent living skills, interact with blind adult mentors, and enjoy field trips to sites related to the NFB BELL Academy curriculum. Through these activities and interactions, the children learn that blindness or low vision does not define them or their future.

NFB BELL Academy typically runs Monday through Friday for six hours each day for two weeks.

Cameron Fund

The NFB of Kentucky Cameron Fund was created to help people attend convention to promote the business of the National Federation of the Blind.

General Fund

The General Fund is used to fund the activities, goals, and educational scholarships of the NFB of Kentucky.

If you wish to donate to one of these funds, please visit our PayPal link and choose the fund you wish to donate to.

NFB of Kentucky State Convention

The National Federation of the Blind of Kentucky (NFBK) holds a state convention annually. Members from across the state will be present to discuss the issues that affect the blind of our Commonwealth. NFBK is the Kentucky affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB). Our National center is located in Baltimore, Maryland. We are the largest organization of the blind in the nation with a membership of over 50,000. We are the blind speaking for the blind.

If you would like to find out how to support the NFB in other ways, please visit the NFB website.