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Cases for Support

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The CNIB Foundation is 100% funded by charitable donations from people and organizations like you.

Our programs are organized in five categories that reflect the ambitions, needs and interests of our community.

Live: Our “Live” programs link people who are blind or partially sighted with a community of support, vital to reducing the incidence of depression and isolation. They enhance daily living skills so individuals can seize the future with confidence.

Peer Support and Mentorship Programs

Guide Dog Program

Play: Our “Play” programs are all about connecting with others in a safe and inclusive environment, showing that people with sight loss can do anything.

Sports and Recreation Programs

Children and Youth Programs

Lake Joseph Centre Programs
CNIB’s Lake Joseph Centre (“Lake Joe”) is a fully accessible lakefront facility in Muskoka, ON.

Work: Our “Work” programs give people with sight loss the skills and resources to achieve their career ambitions and help employers tear down barriers for blind job-seekers and employees.

Career Support and Employment Programs

Learn: Our "Learn" programs foster social development and independence for students who are blind and teach braille literacy skills to people of all ages. Programs are designed to improve graduation rates, develop key skills and increase self-confidence.

Beyond the Classroom Program

Youth Leadership Programs

Library and Literacy Programs


Tech: Our “Tech” programs open up new worlds of information and accessibility, with access to innovative devices, tools and the training people need to get the most out of them.

Advocacy, Accessibility and Accommodations Programs

Phone it Forward: A CNIB Accessible Technology Program


The CNIB Foundation's International Programs

NEW! CNIB Foundation International Programs

The CNIB Foundation's Second Century Campaign

NEW! The CNIB Foundation's Second Century Campaign

The CNIB Foundation's Planned Giving Program

NEW! The CNIB Foundation's Planned Giving Program

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Help us Break Barriers

Join our community now and become part of a passionate group of people working to create a more inclusive Canada and a bolder future for everyone with sight loss.

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