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Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a organ disease organization based in Cincinnati, OH that was founded in 1911. As of 2020 they had $11 million in revenue and $38 million in assets.

Offering blind and visually impaired people the opportunity to seek independence. Empowering people who are blind or visually impaired with opportunities to seek independence.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Cincinnati Association For The Blind.

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Program areas at Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

CABVI Industries Program is a nationally recognized operation and has been producing top-quality goods for the United States armed forces since 1911. The Industries Program, operated through the Ability One Program under the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act, provides employment to people who are blind or visually impaired. In 2019, CABVI provided 82,228 hours of work to Industries Program employees with vision loss, employing a total of 58 legally blind individuals. Principal products include: rolled paper and tape products, kitchen gadgets, and the packaging of in-flight dining packets and batteries. Over the past three years, CABVI added new product lines including photoluminescent exit signs, door hardware, and custom signage increasing job opportunities and capabilities for people who are blind.

Established in 1911, the Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI) provides counseling, rehabilitation, information and employment services to people who are blind, visually impaired, or print impaired in the Greater Cincinnati area. Initially, CABVI employed men who made brooms and mops.In the 1960s, CABVI initiated several rehabilitation services, including low vision, rehabilitation teaching, orientation and mobility, and social services. In the 1980s, computer access and early childhood intervention services were established. Today, CABVI is a comprehensive multi-service vision rehabilitation organization serving and assisting 5,020 persons who are blind or visually impaired in 2019.

The CABVI Base Supply Center (BSC) is operated under the authority of the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act (JWOD) and the U.S. Air Force. The BSC sells products which are manufactured by more than 90 agencies nationally and provides manufacturing jobs for individuals who are blind or severely disabled. The products sold are included on the Federal Procurement List and their use by Federal employees provides and sustains employment of people who have disabilities as the AbilityOne Program (JWOD Act) intends. In 2019, 26% of products sold were manufactured by AbilityOne agencies. In 2019, the BSC provided 4,186 employment hours for individuals who are blind. CABVI also operates a Communications Center providing service employment and training opportunities for people who are blind. The Center operates CABVI's social enterprise, VIE Ability, selling office supplies to businesses, individuals, and other not-for-profits throughout the tri-state region. In 2019, CABVI provided 8,968 hours of employment for eight ...

Form 990s for Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-12Sep 17, 2020990View PDF
2018-12Oct 29, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Nov 6, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Dec 28, 2016990View PDF
...and seven more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,126,853
Program services$2,838,941
Investment income and dividends$591,440
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$154,426
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$5,747,574
Miscellaneous revenues$50,423
Total revenues$11,509,657

Vendors for Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Barnes Dennig and Co LtdTax accounting2020-09-17
█████████CRM software; Fundraising software2020-02-29
██████Fundraising software2020-02-29
██████Fundraising software2020-02-29
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-02-29
█████████Content management system software2020-02-29
██████████Fundraising software2020-02-29
██████ ██████████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
...and three more vendors

Personnel at Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
John H MitchellPresident and Chief Executive Officer$243,228Oct. 29, 2019
Bill NeyerVice President of Enterprise Operations and Chief Operating Officer / Director of Business Development-Oct. 3, 2020
████████ ██████Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer / Vice President Administration and Chief Financial Officer$148,689Oct. 3, 2020
████ ████Vice President of Vision Rehabilitation Services-Oct. 3, 2020
█████ ████Director of Development and Community Relations$115,696Dec. 31, 2018
██████ █ ████Chair$0Sept. 11, 2019
███████ ██ ██████Vice Chair and Treasurer$0Aug. 29, 2019
████ ██ ████Immediate Past Chair$0Aug. 29, 2019
██████ ██ █████Vice Chair and Secretary$0Aug. 29, 2019
█████ █████████Vice Chair$0Aug. 29, 2019
...and two more key personnel

Peer organ disease nonprofits

1Cleveland Sight Center (CSC)501(c)(3)$10 millionCleveland, OH
2Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind501(c)(3)$3.1 millionTampa, FL
3Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh (BVRS)501(c)(3)$5.1 millionPittsburgh, PA
4San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind and Vision Impaired501(c)(3)$28 millionSan Antonio, TX
5Clovernook Center For the Blind and Visually Impaired501(c)(3)$6.9 millionCincinnati, OH
6Keystone Vocational Services501(c)(3)$5.8 millionHermitage, PA
7East Texas Lighthouse for The Blind501(c)(3)$8.5 millionTyler, TX
8National Industries for the Blind501(c)(3)$36 millionAlexandria, VA
9The Lighthouse for the Blind in New Orleans501(c)(3)$11 millionNew Orleans, LA
10Envision Incorporated501(c)(3)$21 millionWichita, KS
11Associated Industries for the Blind501(c)(3)$4.8 millionMilwaukee, WI
12Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind501(c)(3)$12 millionWichita, KS
13Inroads To Opportunities501(c)(3)$4.8 millionRoselle, NJ
14Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind501(c)(3)$5.1 millionWashington, DC
15Lighthouse Central Florida501(c)(3)$3.7 millionOrlando, FL
16Envision Xpress501(c)(3)$17 millionWichita, KS
17New Hampshire Assistive Technology Center501(c)(3)$4.1 millionGreenfield, NH
18Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI)501(c)(3)$17 millionUtica, NY
19Blind Industries & Services of Maryland (BISM)501(c)(3)$11 millionBaltimore, MD
20Lions Services501(c)(3)$20 millionCharlotte, NC
21Ifb Solutions (IFB)501(c)(3)$53 millionWinstonsalem, NC
22Industries for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IB)501(c)(3)$17 millionWest Allis, WI
23Blind Center of Nevada501(c)(3)$3.8 millionLas Vegas, NV
24Associated Services for the Blind501(c)(3)$3.5 millionPhiladelphia, PA
25Center for the Visually Impaired501(c)(3)$3.3 millionAtlanta, GA