Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Name of Non-Profit Organization *
Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI)
Today’s Date: * Thursday, June 15, 2023
Organization’s website
EIN / 501(C)(3)Number *
What year did your organization receive it’s non-profit status? *
Address *

2045 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati , Ohio 45202
United States
County *
Your Name * Patsy Baughn
Your Title *
Com. Rel. & Develop. Manager. Grants
Your email address *
Your Phone Number (513) 487-4218
Executive Director’s Name *
Teri Shirk
Executive Director’s email address *
What is the mission of your organization?
CABVI’s mission is: Empowering people who are blind or visually impaired with opportunities to seek independence.
Which social causes (up to 3 choices) does your agency address through its programming? *
  • (3) Children
  • (8) Health
  • (12) Senior Services
Any comments about your selections you would like to share with the student philanthropists?
Founded in 1911, CABVI provides comprehensive services for people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired. The agency helps more than 4,000 people annually adapt to vision loss in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region. This includes low vision, daily living, access technology, early childhood and youth, information services and safe travel training. CABVI provides employment in our Industries Program selling products to Federal government customers through the Ability One program. CABVI also sells office products through The agency operates a Base Supply Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and provides employment in Contract Management Services as well as transportation logistics. For more information, please call (513) 221-8558 or visit
Does your organization have volunteer opportunities available for students? *
No, sorry.