RNIB - Royal National Institute of Blind People

RNIB - Royal National Institute of Blind People

At a glance


  • Physical disabilities

Other details

Geographical remit: 
National - Britain


We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), one of the UK’s leading sight loss charities and the largest community of blind and partially sighted people. 

We recognise everyone’s unique experience of sight loss and offer help and support for blind and partially sighted people – this can be anything from practical and emotional support, campaigning for change, reading services and the products we offer in our online shop.

We’re a catalyst for change – inspiring people with sight loss to transform their own personal experience, their community and, ultimately, society as a whole. Our focus is on giving them the help, support and tools they need to realise their aspirations.

Everyday 250 people begin to lose their sight. RNIB has a crucial role to play in creating a world where there are no barriers to people with sight loss. We want society, communities and individuals to see differently about sight loss.

Learn more about our new advertising campaign, where we are encouraging the public to see the person, not the sight loss.



Activities of the organisation:

  • Our 3000+ volunteers are involved in:
  • Stopping people losing their sight unnecessarily,
  • Supporting more people to live independently and
  • Creating an inclusive society sooner for everyone

Volunteers work with blind and partially sighted people in their homes and the community, as well as at RNIB offices. Volunteers are involved in many different projects, from service delivery, to planning and user participation

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