NCSE Awards

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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.

 

Nominations accepted only from SourceAmerica's network of nonprofit agencies.

 

 

Recognizes individuals who have displayed excellence in leadership in the management of an AbilityOne® participating nonprofit agency and significantly advanced employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

 

Nominations accepted only from SourceAmerica's network of nonprofit agencies.

 

 

Nominee

 

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Nominated By

 

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Nominee Notification

 

By checking this box, you are confirming that the nominee has been notified of his or her selection as an entrant in the SourceAmerica Achievement Awards Program.

 

Essay

Instructions

  • Provide a one-page, single-spaced essay describing the nominee's achievements. Nominees must have demonstrated these accomplishments for at least one year prior to the time of nomination.
  • Describe, using specific examples, how the nominee has demonstrated national leadership within the AbilityOne® Program.
  • Provide details as to how the nominee has made a positive impact across the AbilityOne® community to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
  • Cite the nominee's accomplishments as they relate to affecting policy changes, advocating with federal agencies, working with national companies or corporations, improving federal procurement activities, and developing or implementing innovative assistive technology that is replicated nationally.

Essay

Instructions

  • Provide a one-page, single-spaced essay describing the nominee's achievements. Nominees must have demonstrated these accomplishments for at least one year prior to the time of nomination.
  • Explain how the nominee has significantly increased employment opportunities for people with disabilities through:
    • The expansion of an AbilityOne® contract (e.g., how many additional jobs, percent increase, etc.).
    • Substantial increases in competitive placements outside the AbilityOne® Program (e.g., number of placements, percent increase, etc.).
    • The expansion of contracts with local and state governments and private industry (list examples).
    • Upward mobility of persons with disabilities within the AbilityOne® Program, state contracts and/or through job placement and advancement outside the Program (list examples).
    • Collaboration with other entities and growth and expansion of jobs and job placements for those with disabilities (list examples).
    • Advocacy at the local, state, or national levels (list examples).
    • Innovative management practices or incorporated accommodations that have contributed to the advancement, growth, and or/employability of those with disabilities.
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Supporting Documents

Add up to three supporting items to strengthen your nomination. Examples include: press releases, news stories, work samples, videos, internal or external reviews, etc.
 
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