Take a look at the descriptions below for each of the 14 Achievement Awards to see if your employees, business partners, federal and commercial customers or your own agency meet the nomination criteria.

View our FY2018 award winners.
View our past award winners.

Employee Awards

2017 William M. Usdane Award  Winner
William M. Usdane Award
Celebrates an AbilityOne® Program employee with a significant disability who has exhibited outstanding achievement and exceptional character.
2017 Evelyne Villines Award Winner
Evelyne Villines Award
Honors an individual with a significant disability who has advanced from work on an AbilityOne® contract into management (supervisory or leadership) within the nonprofit agency, or into private or government employment.
2017 Honor Roll for Veterans Award Winner
Honor Roll for Veterans Award
Pays tribute to a veteran with a service-related disability who has exhibited outstanding achievement in her/his work.
President's Award
President's Award

Commends an employee with a disability who works in the commercial or public sector and has exhibited outstanding leadership and exceptional character.

2017 Tom Miller Award for Advocacy Winner
Tom Miller Award for Advocacy

Recognizes an employee with a disability who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and remarkable passion for self-advocacy on a local, state and/or national level.

Customer Awards

2017 Customer Federal Award, Military Winner
Customer Federal Award, Military
Pays tribute to a federal military agency that has provided outstanding support for the employment of people with disabilities through an AbilityOne® contract.
2017 Customer Federal Award, Civilian Winner
Customer Federal Award, Civilian
Honors a civilian federal agency that has provided outstanding support for the employment of people with disabilities through an AbilityOne® contract.
2017 Customer Award Winner
Customer Award
Commends a non-federal organization that provides outstanding support for the employment of people with disabilities.

Performance Excellence Awards

Performance Excellence in Government Contracts Award
Recognizes a nonprofit agency for excellence in AbilityOne® contract performance while serving as an example to other nonprofit agencies.
Performance Excellence in Hiring Veterans with Disabilities Award
Celebrates a nonprofit agency for outstanding outreach and support in recruiting, hiring and training veterans with disabilities.
Performance Excellence in Grassroots Advocacy Award
Pays tribute to a nonprofit agency’s effective and creative approach to engaging and educating public policymakers—on a local, state or federal level—about protecting employment opportunities and choices for people with disabilities.

Business Partnership Awards

2017 Business Partnership Award Winner
Business Partnership Award

Honors a commercial business that has partnered with a SourceAmerica-affiliated nonprofit agency to increase employment opportunities for people with significant disabilities.

2017 Small Business Partnership Award Winner
Small Business Partnership Award

Recognizes a small business that has joined with a SourceAmerica-affiliated nonprofit agency in a partnership that has resulted in increased employment opportunities for people with significant disabilities.

Milton Cohen Leadership Award

2017 Milton Cohen Leadership Award Winner
Milton Cohen Leadership Award

Pays tribute to an individual within the AbilityOne® community of nonprofit agencies, or anyone previously retired within the past year, who has shown national leadership within or on behalf of the AbilityOne Program, made an impact across the entire AbilityOne community, and increased employment opportunities for people with disabilities.