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Association of Blind Citizens



PO Box 246
Holbrook, MA 02343
781-961-1023
Fax: 781-961-0004

MN Relay
711 or 800-627-3529
www.blindcitizens.org

The Association of Blind Citizens has established the Assistive Technology Fund. The Assistive Technology Fund (ATF) will provide funds to cover 50% of the retail price of adaptive devices or software. The ABC board of directors believes that this program will allow blind and visually impaired individuals access to technology products that will have a significant impact on improving employment opportunities, increase the level of independence and enhance their overall quality of life. 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.

Types of disabilities served:
Legally blind

Area of Minnesota served:
Statewide

Eligibility criteria:
Applicants must be legally blind and a resident of the United States to qualify for this program. Applications must be submitted by June 30th, September 30th and December 31st for each grant period (three per year). Applicants will be notified if their request for a grant is approved. Applicants may submit one request per calendar year. All applications must be submittedvia e-mail. ABC will notify you within 45 days after the application deadline.

Funding Assistance:

  • Purchase Device

Device Funded:

  • Vision

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STAR Program
358 Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-201-2640 or toll free 888-234-1267(voice)
MN Relay: 711 or 800-627-3529
Fax: 651-282-6671


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