Governor’s Volunteerism Awards
The Governor's Volunteerism and Community Service Awards are presented annually by the Governor's Advisory Board on Volunteering and National and Community Service and the Office on Volunteerism and Community Service on behalf of the Office of the Governor. These awards recognize the significant contributions of Virginia citizens to the life and welfare of the Commonwealth and its people.
The Nomination Period for the 2013 Governor's Volunteerism and Community Service Awards closed on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
- 2013 Nomination Form and Frequently Asked Questions (Word document)
- Guide to Writing Award Winning Nominations (PDF document-revised for 2013)
- Summary of Award Winners from 1996 - 2012 (PDF document)
Recipients of the Governor's Community Service and Volunteerism Awards exemplify the following characteristics:
- Engage in the creation, organization, and/or mobilization of volunteers, groups and resources that are involved in projects benefiting the greater community.
- Demonstrate sustained commitment to meeting community needs.
- Utilize unique and creative approaches to meeting needs.
- Develop and foster the virtues and skills of civic engagement and social responsibility.