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Strengthening Communities with Total Facilities Management

Selecting a Total Facilities Management (TFM) provider is a significant decision for any organization. But what if your choice could also make a positive impact on the community? By opting for a TFM provider that employs people with disabilities, you’re not just securing excellent service. You’re also fostering a more inclusive society. This article will delve into how Bona Fide’s training and development in TFM helps realize the goals of the AbilityOne Program and helps build stronger, more inclusive communities for all organizations.

The AbilityOne Program: A Pillar of Inclusion

The AbilityOne Program is a federal initiative with a mission to provide employment opportunities for people who are blind or have significant disabilities. The program works with a network of nonprofit agencies to supply goods and services to the federal government. In doing so, it helps to create jobs for people with disabilities.

Bona Fide Conglomerate is a partner agency with AbilityOne and trains people with disabilities to provide a host of facilities services to government and civilian organizations.

Socially Responsible Facilities Management

There are many facilities management companies to choose from. But what if you could give back to the community while having those needs met for your property? Training and development is core to Bona Fide’s mission. We provide high quality facility maintenance services while ensuring that all of our employees possess the skills and knowledge they need to perform their jobs effectively.

For people with disabilities, training and development is a valuable benefit to your company and the quality of their lives. Training and development can help them to overcome barriers common in the workplace and provide skills they can take through the rest of their lives. This can not only benefits the individual, but also the culture of an organization as a whole.

According to the U.S, Department of Labor, only 21% of people with disabilities had work in 2022

The Impact of Inclusive Employment in TFM

When TFM providers employ people with disabilities, they’re doing more than just providing jobs. They’re also helping to build more inclusive communities. Here’s how:

Breaking Down Barriers

Employing people with disabilities helps to break down barriers and challenge stereotypes. It shows that people with disabilities can make valuable contributions to the workplace. It also displays an inclusive attitude on the part of our partners.

Promoting Diversity

Diversity is a strength. A diverse workforce brings together perspectives, ideas, and experiences. This can lead to more innovative solutions and better decision-making, as well a more open-minded workplace.

Boosting Economic Inclusion

Employment is a key part of economic inclusion. By providing jobs for people with disabilities, Bona Fide is helping to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to participate in the economy and achieve financial independence.

Building Stronger Communities

Inclusive employment doesn’t just benefit individuals and organizations. It also benefits communities. When everyone has the opportunity to work and contribute, communities become stronger. Many people with disabilities want to work, but are forced into reliance on government programs because of employer discrimination. Working communities are busy, purposeful communities.

The Role of Private Organizations

The benefits of inclusive employment are not limited to government agencies. Civilian organizations can also contribute to building stronger communities by hiring TFM providers that employ people with severe disabilities. By doing so, they help foster a more inclusive society and ensure that everyone has the opportunity to succeed.
Training and development in Total Facilities Management have the power to transform lives and communities. By supporting the goals of the AbilityOne Program, your TFM provider can help to build a more inclusive society where everyone has the opportunity to succeed. So when you’re choosing a partner for your property’s needs, consider not just what they can do for your organization, but also what they can do for your community. Whether you’re a government agency or a civilian organization, your choice can make a difference.