CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group
, a leading national distributor of optical products, will begin accepting applications for its fourth annual ABB Cares program
on Monday, Aug. 1, 2017. ABB Cares highlights and celebrates organizations throughout the country that have improved the quality of life in local communities.
The program is open to all eyecare professionals who want to nominate an outstanding non-profit organization in their community. ABB Optical Group will award an ABB Cares Platinum grant of $5,000, two Gold grants of $2,500 each, and four Silver grants of $1,000. Since the inception of the program three years ago, ABB has awarded grants totaling $38,000 to 24 organizations throughout the country that improved the quality of life in their communities.
“ABB believes in giving back to our communities and supporting organizations that positively impact those in need,” said ABB Optical Group president Brad Weinbrum.
Organizations do not need to focus on eye health to qualify for the program. To be considered as a grant recipient, all candidates must comply with the following:
• The organization must be a 501(c)(3) organization and must be able to provide a valid tax ID number.
• The organization's local office must be within 30 miles of the nominating practice's primary location.
• Applications must be completed and submitted online.
• Applications open August 1. The deadline to submit an application is 11:59 p.m. EDT on Aug. 31, 2017.
For more information or to submit an application, visit ABBOptical.com/ABBCares.