National Industries for the Blind (NIB) is the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind. For more than eight decades, we have been creating jobs, supporting service members and veterans, and helping our employees who are blind live independent lives. Whether supporting military operations or disaster and humanitarian response efforts, NIB answers the nation's calls to service.
We supply personal protective equipment (PPE) and other critical supplies to help health care professionals, first responders, the U.S. military, and governments at all levels fight COVID-19. Our employees are proud to help the nation during times of need.
NIB partners with approximately 100 nonprofit agencies across the country. Use our agency locator to find an agency near you.
We create more than jobs. We create dynamic careers for Americans who are blind. Our associated agencies employ thousands of people who are blind, generate hundreds of new jobs each year, and pay more than $126 million in wages and benefits annually.
We provide critical products and services that keep the American economy strong. We offer competitive wages and benefits that help people who are blind become valuable contributors to their communities.
We create opportunities using best-in-class accessible technology and universal design principles to enable people who are blind to advance in their careers alongside their sighted counterparts.
For Americans who are blind, a good job with competitive wages and benefits means greater independence. We create opportunities to build a career, support a family, and live the American Dream.
Our award-winning skills and career training programs prepare people who are blind for competitive careers in growing industries.