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Welcome to the official website of the National Federation of the Blind of Ohio

The National Federation of the Blind of Ohio (NFBO) is a founding affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB). We are proud to be an integral part of the oldest and largest blindness organization in the United States. We are a diverse group of people dedicated to changing what it means to be blind. Our members work tirelessly to break down the legal, social, and personal barriers to living the lives we want.

The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams. You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.

To become a member, please visit the Chapters and Divisions page.

2019 NFB of Ohio Scholarship application

The National Federation of the Blind of Ohio is pleased to announce its 2019 scholarship program benefiting blind college students. This year we will offer scholarships to outstanding blind students who currently live in, or are attending college in, the state of Ohio during the 2019-2020 academic school year.

The deadline for all application materials is June 1. Please use the below link to download the application in Microsoft Word format. Further instructions and details for where to send completed applications are included in the document.
2019 NFB of Ohio Scholarship Application Form

The Spring Edition of the Buckeye Bulletin is Now Available!

The Spring, 2019 edition of the Buckeye Bulletin is now available. You may access it via the following link:
Spring 2019 Buckeye Bulletin

In The News…

U.S. appeals court sides with blind voters in Ohio

A law suit requesting that online voting be provided in place of paper voting for blind Ohioans has been revived by the Sixth U.S> District Court in Cincinnati.  For more information, please read the story by clicking the following link:

U.S. appeals court sides with blind voters in Ohio

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