Aurora of Central New York, Inc.

To partner with the Association for Vision Rehabiliation and Employment and the Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired in developing and delivering a technology exploration and training program for blind and visually impaired children, ages 10-14, and their parents in a twenty-county Central New York catchment area.

VIA

Benetech Initiative

To “revolutionize the availability of educational materials for people in India who are blind and visually impaired.”

Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

To help underwrite cost-saving and productivity-enhancing improvements in the heating, venting, and air conditioning (HVAC) and insulation systems of CABVI’s large 1920’s headquarters building.

Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital

To enable New Dehli’s Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital to build sustainable capacity to train a combined total of 50 new vision technicians and ophthalmic nursing assistants per year.

Enrichment Audio Resource Services, Inc. (EARS)

To support the program’s continuing operations.

Freedom Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc.

To help drive continuing increases in enrollments at the Northeast’s lowest-cost provider of guide dogs for people who are blind.

Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey

To train 20 blind working age adults for call-center work and place at least 12 of these trainees in paid call-center and customer-service jobs.