Changing what it is to be blind is no small goal. It’s going to take passion, dedication and extraordinary efforts.
Our achievement awards and honours recognize the inspiring contributions of Canadians, businesses and groups.
The Ross C. Purse Doctoral Fellowship
The Ross C. Purse Doctoral Fellowship encourages and supports theoretical and practical research and studies at the doctoral level in the field of vision loss in Canada.
CNIB Barbara Tuck MacPhee Award
The CNIB Barbara Tuck MacPhee Award supports researchers in the field of macular degeneration.
Dr. Dayton M. Forman Memorial Award
Recognizing outstanding leadership in the advancement of library and information services for Canadians with sight loss.
Arthur Napier Magill Distinguished Service Award
Honouring an outstanding CNIB volunteer for enhancing the lives of people who are blind or partially sighted.
CNIB Honour Roll
Recognizing exceptional people who’ve given time, expertise and enthusiasm to CNIB since 1918.
CNIB Century of Change Award
Recognizing the leaders, volunteers, funders, community partners, advocates and champions who have worked with CNIB to change what it is to be blind.
Chanchlani Global Vision Research Award
Recognizing international achievement in the area of vision science or rehabilitation research.
Winston Gordon Award of Excellence in Accessible Technology
Recognizing significant technological innovations for people who are blind or partially sighted.