Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired

16625 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI 48227


We are honored to be recognized for our work to assist visually impaired persons :

2015 – Certificate Recognition of Work by The Michigan Senate of the State of Michigan, presented by State Senator Coleman A. Young II.

2015 – Appreciation Award for Outstanding Contributions to Serving Persons in Michigan Who Are Blind & Visually Impaired, presented by the Michigan Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired.

2011 – Certificate of Congressional Recognition for 50 years of assisting individuals with visual impairments achieve and maintain independence, signed by U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow.

2011 – Congratulatory letter for 50 years of dedicated service, signed by U.S. Senator Carl Levin.

2011 – Certificate of Recognition for 50th anniversary of GDABVI, signed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder.

2011 – City of Detroit Proclamation for GDABVI 50th anniversary, signed by Detroit Mayor Dave Bing.

2000 – Best-Managed Nonprofit with a budget under $3 million, recognition by Crain’s Detroit Business.

2007 – City of Detroit Special Celebration Certificate on the occasion of the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Sensory Garden at GDABVI, signed by Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick.

1986 – Congratulatory letter for 25 years of service, signed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan.