About the Grantee
Goodwill Vision Enterprises (formerly Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired), founded in 1911, is a premiere provider of vision rehabilitation services to people who are blind or visually impaired throughout the Greater Rochester, Finger Lakes, and Southern Tier areas of New York.
As part of its mission-focused work, GVE empowers people with vision loss to engage in fulfilling careers by offering a variety of entrepreneurial businesses, including a state-of-the-art contact center, and manufacturing and fulfillment services.
Purpose of the Grant
For the exploration of a partnership with the University of Rochester’s Flaum Eye Institute to enhance low vision and vision rehabilitation services across the Finger Lakes region for people with vision loss while contributing to the financial sustainability of the Grantee.