Project Insight: A Resource for People Who are

Blind or losing vision


Local Number: 386-763-3836

The Florida Council of the Blind (FCB), a state affiliate of the American Council of the Blind (ACB), is a statewide organization of blind people working to make life better through public education, legislative actions, and providing a statewide information and referral service through Project Insight.

FCB is also an organization designed to provide resources to the Visually Impaired community. We offer educational, social, and economic opportunities specific to the needs of blind individuals.

If you have questions about FCB, you may call 800-267-4448, or our local number 386-763-3836, or send email to


The 2019 Florida Council of the Blind Scholarship Program consists of awards totaling $4,000.00, that are offered to outstanding students who are enrolled in academic education, professional or technical training beyond the high school level.

• $1,500.00 Gayle M. Krause-Edwards Scholarship – Offered to an applicant who demonstrates superior leadership and outstanding academic performance, and who is enrolled full-time, in a college, university, or technical institute, in a course of study which will increase advancement potential in his/her chosen field

Next FCB Board Meeting

The dates for the FCB Board meeting are Friday, November 2 through noon on Sunday, November 4, 2018. We will meet at the Avanti Palms Resort and Conference Center. The address is:
6515 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
Call (866) 994-3157 to make reservations
Room rates are $84.99 per night plus tax. They will give us coupons for free breakfast at the café.

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