Lavelle School for the Blind

Bronx, NY, USA
Project Title: Discretionary Funding for Miscellaneous Projects Website:

About the Grantee

Located in Bronx, New York, the Lavelle School for the Blind is a multi-cultural educational institution committed to teaching and training students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. Founded in 1904, Lavelle School for the Blind was originally a Catholic institution, based on the Catholic tradition and the compassion and dedication of the Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt.

As a private, state approved and supported institution, Lavelle School for the Blind educates approximately 150 enrolled students annually from all five New York City boroughs as well as surrounding school districts outside of New York City. Students may enroll as early as age 3 and can continue until age 21.

Purpose of the Grant

The purpose of this year’s John Caffrey Student Enhancement Discretionary Grant is
to continue enabling the School’s Executive Director to explore and expand services offered at the




12 months

Grant Regions

Entire NY Tri-State Area, NYC Metro Area