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Access Award Nomination Form

The American Foundation for the Blind's Access Awards honor individuals, corporations, and organizations that are eliminating or substantially reducing inequities faced by people who are blind or visually impaired.

Nominations for the AFB Access Awards should illustrate an exceptional and innovative effort that has improved the lives of people with vision loss by enhancing access to information, arts/leisure, the environment, technology, education, or employment, including making mainstream products and services accessible. The effort should be one that has a national or international impact or can be a model for replication on a national or international level. Past award winners include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Major League Baseball, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Apple, and Leader Dogs for the Blind.

All AFB Access Award Nominations should be submitted online for review by the AFB Access Awards Committee. Please follow the nomination guidelines below. All nominations are due by September 30, 2016.

A full list of past winners is available.

Nomination Guidelines

  • Nominations should be submitted online by September 30, 2016
  • Individuals or organizations are allowed to nominate themselves
  • Applicable supporting materials, such as articles, brochures, and press releases are welcome. E-mail material to Ike Presley
  • Letters of support for nominations are welcome and should also be sent to Ike Presley

Please mail any materials that cannot be easily converted to accessible electronic format to:

Ike Presley, National Project Manager
American Foundation for the Blind
739 W. Peachtree St. N.W., Suite 250
Atlanta, GA 30308

Nomination Form:

Nomination Details

Contact Information

AFB requires contact details for the nominee because we will only provide awards to individuals, organizations, or companies that agree to receive such recognition.

We do not disclose the name of the person who made the nomination.


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