Barbara Fierst Memorial Technology Grant

Mountain State Council of the Blind
Barbara Fierst Awards Grant for Assistive Devices

Low cost assistive devices may be provided through our organization to eligible applicants.  Any permanent resident of West Virginia who is blind or has low vision is eligible to apply. Only one application per individual may be submitted annually.  Currently the grant is limited to $500 or less.  This amount will increase when funding permits. 

Please complete the online application form below and you will receive an immediate email confirmation of the form that was submitted. Alternatively, you can download an MS Word or PDF format of the Awards Grant Application Form that you may complete and return to the address provided.

Your personal information will not be shared with any persons or parties outside the Awards Committee members.  Your confidentiality is guaranteed.  Decisions of the Awards Committee are final.

Award recipients are required to provide a demonstration of the technology they receive.  This demonstration can be done during our state convention or on a conference call, or the recipient may write an article for our newsletter describing how the device has helped him/her.


Please return your completed application to:

Mountain State Council of the Blind
Awards Committee
PO Box 4006
Morgantown, WV 26504

Barbara Fierst Memorial Technology Grant