U.S. AbilityOne Commission

An Independent Federal Agency

Thomas D. Robinson, Chairperson
Tina Ballard, Executive Director

Protected AbilityOne Commission Logo Image

Our History | eDecision | Media Room | Contact Us

AbilityOne Network

Nonprofit Agencies

More than 550 community-based nonprofit agencies across the country participate in the AbilityOne® Program. The main eligibility criteria are prescribed by the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act itself.

The Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act requires that a participating nonprofit agency be structured in such a way that "precludes the inurement of the net earnings of the corporation to any individual." Also, at least 75 percent of the nonprofit agency's total direct labor hours must be performed by persons who are blind or who have significant disabilities. The work on Federal contracts may be facility-based, such as manufacturing or packaging; or community-based, such as administrative services, food service, janitorial/custodial, or switchboard operations.

To participate in the AbilityOne Program, nonprofit agencies must associate with either NIB or SourceAmerica®. Again, there is no cost to the nonprofit agency to join. When a Federal contract is placed in the AbilityOne Program for the agency to perform, NIB or SourceAmerica receives a small portion of the contract sales to help cover the cost of operations. The Commission includes resources to cover the NIB/SourceAmerica fee in the price established for supplies and services.

Click here to view or download a map and list of AbilityOne nonprofit agencies.

For more information, contact NIB or your closest SourceAmerica Regional Office.

AbilityOne Logo
The AbilityOne logo is a registered trademark of the U.S. AbilityOne Commission which administers the AbilityOne Program.
Email Customer Service Inquiry info@abilityone.gov
Email Feedback or Suggestions Feedback or Suggestions
Telephone (800) 999-5963


Freedom of Information Act | No FEAR | Office of Special Counsel

(800) 999-5963 | info@abilityone.gov | Privacy Policy | Site Map  ©2019 U.S. AbilityOne Commission all rights reserved.

The U.S. AbilityOne Commission is committed to maintaining a website that is accessible to all visitors, and encourages public comments and suggestions for improvements.