BISM Logo, blue and gold compass icon with modern styled letters reading BISM Empowering the Blind Community, employing, educating, training.

Annual Giving

Contributions to Blind Industries and Services of Maryland provide: 

  • stable career opportunities,
  • cutting-edge rehabilitation programs,
  • economic and personal independence, and
  • appropriate resources for training and education for blind individuals.


Together we are positively changing attitudes about blindness.  One gift at a time!

Make a one-time or monthly donation


Yes, BISM is a 501 (c)3 tax-exempt organization, and your donation is tax-deducible with the guidelines of U.S. Law.  To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record.  We will send it to you upon successful completion of our donation.

We take precautions to protect your information.  We do not collect bank or credit card information when you make a payment through our site.  By submitting your payment, you authorize us to charge the account for the amount specified in the Transaction field.  Account information for recurring pledges/monthly giving is encrypted and stored securely for automatic processing of your future payments.  Notify us at any time if you wish to discontinue your pledge. 

Yes! Send your check made payable to:

Blind Industries and Services of Maryland
Attn: Development
3345 Washington Blvd.
Baltimore MD 21227.

In addition to cash donations, other ways to give include:

Contact BISM’s fundraising team at or contact BISM’s Director of Development  Jessica Normington directly at or (410) 737-2636.