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Association of Blind Citizens Assistive Technology Fund

Last Update:12/13/2017
Contact:
Title:
Address:PO Box 246
Holbrook, MA 02343
County:Nationwide
Phone:781-961-1023
Toll Free:
Fax:781-961-0004
TDY:
E-Mail:
Website:www.blindcitizens.org/assistive_tech.htm
Mission

The Association of Blind Citizens operates the Assistive Technology Fund. The Assistive Technology Fund (ATF) will provide funds to cover 50% of the retail price of adaptive devices or software.

Program Description
  • The products covered by this program must retail for a minimum of $200 with a maximum retail price of $6,000.
  • Persons eligible to apply for assistance must have a family income of less than $50,000 and cash assets of less than $20,000.
  • Applications will be reviewed by the Assistive Technology Committee (ATC) and recommendations will be submitted for board approval.
  •  If applicants are selected to receive a technology grant, applicants will be asked to provide documents such as tax returns, bank statements and any other documents that the ABC board or it’s designee would deem necessary to assess financial need for the grant.
  • Applicants must be legally blind and a resident of the United States to qualify for this program.
  • Applications must be submitted by June 30th and December 31st for each grant period (two per year).
All applications must be submitted via e-mail.
Financial
Services
Financial Assistance
Visually Impaired / Blind
Counties Serviced
Nationwide
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