The National Federation of the Blind of Washington logo and tagline Live the life you want.

The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams. You can have the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.

National Federation of the Blind of Washington
P.O. Box 2516
Seattle, WA 98111
Telephone: (425) 823-6380
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The National Federation of the Blind of Washington (NFBW) is the Washington affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of the blind in the United States.

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2020 NFB of Washington Convention Info

The 2020 National Federation of the " Blind of Washington state convention will be held virtually the weekend of November 6-8 anywhere and everywhere.

Convention registration is now open!

Registration only costs $10 this year. You will be linked to payment information once you submit the form. Registration deadline is Friday, October 23.

  • Register for Convention Online
  • More information will be coming soon.

    NFBW 2020 Scholarship Program is now open for applications

    For more information go to Read, and download Scholarship Application

    NEW! Self-advocacy in Higher Education Toolkit

    The National Federation of the Blind has just made available a "Self-advocacy in Higher Education" toolkit. The toolkit contains material to help blind and visually impaired higher education students cope with the many problems they may encounter in their pursuit of higher education. The toolkit may be viewed by going to

    Make the print yours!

    The KNFB Reader is a mobile app that converts printed text into high quality speech to provide accurate, fast, and efficient access to both single and multiple page documents with the tap of a button.

    To purchase KNFB Reader, please visit


    To remember the National Federation of the Blind of Washington in your will, you may include the following language: "I give, devise, and bequeath unto National Federation of the Blind of Washington, P.O. Box 2516, Seattle, Washington 98111, a Washington non profit corporation, the sum of $______ (or _____ percent of my net estate" or "The Following Stocks and bonds:______") to be used for its worthy purposes on behalf of blind persons."

    Contributions Are Tax Deductible and much appreciated. For further information or if you have questions, please call the NFB of Washington at (425) 823-6380.

    Help the NFB by donating your car, boat or RV

    Have a car, boat or RV in running condition you no longer are using? Want to help the NFB? You can donate that car, boat or RV to the NFB, receive a tax deduction and know that your donation is helping to promote the welfare of the nation's blind including blind Washingtonians by raising their expectations of themselves so that they can achieve their dreams and live the lives they want. Call (855) 659-9314 with title, VIN and telephone number and a representative will assist you with the donation. To make the donation online, go to

    Page Updated: July 30, 2020