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Grant Recipients

Organizations in MA that have received BCBC grants in the past years, totaling over $2,800,000...

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Association of Blind Citizens logo
Association of Blind Citizens, Holbrook
Boston Resiliency Fund, Boston
Bruce Freeman Rail Trail logo
Bruce Freeman Rail Trail, Concord
The Carroll Center for the Blind logo
Carroll Center for the Blind, Newton
Children's Center for Communications
Beverly School for the Deaf, Beverly
Children's Trust logo
Children’s Trust Fund, Boston
Community Rowing logo
Community Rowing, Brighton
Compass School logo
Compass School, Dorchester
Disability Policy Consortium logo
Disability Policy Consortium, Boston
Friends For Children logo
Friends For Children, Dorchester
Hale Education Logo
The Hale Reservation, Westwood
Hearts and Noses logo
Hearts & Noses Hospital Clown Troupe, Needham
Learning Ally logo
Learning Ally, Cambridge (Formerly Recording For The Blind & Dyslexic)
Incompass Human Services logo
LifeLinks, Inc., Chelmsford (now Incompass Human Services)
Lowell Association for the Blind logo
Lowell Association for the Blind, Lowell
Mass Audubon logo
Mass. Audubon Society, Lincoln
National Braille Press logo
National Braille Press, Boston
NECO Center for Eye Care logo
New England College of Optometry, Boston
One Fund, Boston
Our Space Our Place logo
Our Space Our Place, Boston
The Paul Center logo
The Paul Center For Learning And Recreation, Chelmsford
Pentucket Ed. Assoc.
Pentucket Education Association, West Newbury
Perkins School for the Blind logo
Perkins School For The Blind, Watertown
Waypoint Adventure Logo
Waypoint Adventure, Newton
Wheelock Family Theatre logo
Wheelock Theater, Boston

Notes From Recipients

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Community Rowing
Community Rowing

"BCBC’s generous grants have supported our coaches, enabled us to offer personalized instruction and to fabricate specialized equipment - all of which are critical to our mission of bringing the life-changing power of rowing to a group of deserving young people." - Ted Benford, Executive Director

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National Braille Press
National Braille Press

"Through (BCBC's) years of generous support and sincere appreciation of our mission, they have helped put braille books directly into the hands of over 80,000 blind children! We are honored to have such a wonderful and committed partner.” - Chris Milmore, Grant Manager

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Our Space Our Place
Our Space Our Place

"Thanks to BCBC, students who are blind or low vision have participated in a Boston based after school program. Thanks to your support, students have participated in theater classes and created skits for their end of year performance; attended cooking classes and made pizza, brownies, salads and pasta dishes; trained for road races and completed several 5k races; attended career exploration classes and gotten their first work experiences." - Cheryl Cumings

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Mass Audubon
Mass Audubon

“As a person who is totally blind, I found few opportunities to be alone in nature. That is, until Mass Audubon came along. With the creation of their universally accessible All Persons rope-guided trails, I can be alone and experience nature in an entirely new way.” - Jerry Berrier, Access Technology Consultant

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Association for Blind Citizens
Association for Blind Citizens

"BCBC has been helping to sponsor our camps since 2007. Our programs have been enriched by their support which allows blind children to experience activities traditionally enjoyed by sighted children. We have been able to offer both indoor and outdoor experiences that expose the blind “campers” to a world of exploration through unique experiences." - John Oliveira, President

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Lowell Assoc. for the Blind
Lowell Assoc. for the Blind

"Funding from BCBC has supported developing the mentorship program for VIP. This funding has allowed LAB to develop the VIP program and support our goal to design activities that promote team work and work towards lasting friendships." - Bianca Sabatino, Youth Program Coordinator

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