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Posted on: May 11, 2023

Disability Services Board Calls for FAIME Award Nominations

Link to information about FAIME Awards

The Loudoun County Disability Services Board sponsors an awards program that honors businesses and organizations that display a strong commitment toward the full inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace. Nominations are open for the 2023 Full Accessibility and Inclusion: Moving toward Equity (FAIME) Awards, which honor businesses and organizations that go above and beyond to recruit, hire, train and promote people with disabilities and that have an inclusive workplace and business model. 

Eligibility Requirements for Award Nominees

  • Businesses and organizations must demonstrate a commitment to hiring people with disabilities, to providing accommodations in the workplace and to offering people with disabilities professional development opportunities so they can grow their skills.
  • Nominees may be for-profit or nonprofit businesses and organizations, but may not be government agencies, nonprofits or businesses whose mission is to provide services to people with disabilities.
  • Businesses and organizations may nominate themselves.

Nominations should be submitted through this online form. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, June 23, 2023. 

Winners will be notified in July 2023 and an awards reception will be scheduled in October 2023, which is National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

For more information, email Loudoun County Accessibility Manager Sahar Behboudifar, call 571-258-3282 (TTY 711) or visit loudoun.gov/FAIMEAwards.

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