The Community Award celebrates British Columbians who go above and beyond in their dedication and service to others. It honours individuals who devote time and energy to making their communities more caring, dynamic, beautiful, healthy and inclusive. The opportunity to nominate someone for the 2022 Community Award is open until midnight January 31.
Since 2004, the Award program acknowledges and celebrates the transformative efforts of individuals who raise the quality and character of their community and, in doing so, inspires others to do the same.
Selected by an independent jury, the 25 recipients will be announced in May 2022.
Who is eligible
British Columbians who have made a significant contribution to their communities are eligible to be nominated for the Community Award. Their contributions must have taken place in BC either through volunteer or professional work in the areas including but not limited to: arts & culture, business innovation, civic duty & public service, communications & media, education, environment & sustainability, healthcare, information & technology, multiculturalism, philanthropy, sports & recreation, youth or seniors’ leadership.
Please check the website for exceptions.
How to nominate
It’s easy, the nomination form is online at bcachievement.com – you can complete the form online and attach supporting documents directly through the website. And if you get stuck, BC Achievement staff are available to help by contacting [email protected] or calling 604-261-9777.
Getting ready to nominate
Before you complete the online nomination form, gather the information required to submit and make the process efficient. You’ll need the nominee’s contact information, a summary of their background information or their resumé. Make sure you include a support letter from yourself as the nominator. As well, have two support letters from other individuals or organizations that describe the value and impact of the nominee’s contributions.
If you have additional materials you think would be useful to the jury’s deliberations, you can include newspaper articles, video or recorded testimonials, additional support letters, links to YouTube videos, photos or website links; up to a maximum of five items.
The jury awaits! Submit your nominations before midnight on January 31! #nominatenowbc
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