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2023 OVA Nomination Form

Nomination are due Tuesday February 28, 2023
(Due to our tight schedule no extensions will be given this year)

All information must be entered, and nominations submitted in a current browser session, there is no “Save” option. Gather all supporting material prior to submission. Download & Complete the nomination template below prior to submission then cut and paste responses into the appropriate section on the nomination form on the website. 

 

NOMINATION PROCEDURE

 

Those eligible for nominations include individuals or teams whose volunteer services have benefited Loudoun County during 2022. You may submit a nomination for an individual person or a team of volunteers to be honored. Although honoree(s) do not need to be present to win, we ask that a representative be present. You may not self-nominate. Nominations must be for individuals/groups who serve nonprofits in Loudoun County, they do not have to live in the county, only serve here to be considered. We cannot accept nominations for nonprofit service outside of Loudoun County. 

At the end of this nomination, you will be able to indicate if you would like to submit the individual nomination to be considered for the following:

               Judy Hines Service of a Lifetime Award

              This award recognizes a volunteer that has given 10 or more years to community service here in Loudoun County. You will have a chance to tell us how long they have been volunteering in Loudoun County, the nonprofits they have served if more than one, and their overall impact on the community.

 (NOTE: Only Individual nominations will be considered for the Lifetime award.)

 Nominations must include a completed application.

Nominations must include a profile picture of the individual or team at the time of submission.

Submission Deadline: 
All Materials Must be Received by COB Tuesday, February 28th, 2023 
*There will be NO extensions this year, so plan accordingly, so as to not miss out!*
 

 AWARDS CEREMONY

Details Coming Soon! 

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • An individual or team may only be nominated for one applicable category. However, a team may be nominated for a team award while a member of that same team may be nominated for an individual award.
  • In order to award honorees, a category must receive at least two completed applications.
  • Loudoun Cares reserves the right to combine and remove categories as they see fit

AWARD CATEGORIES & REQUIREMENTS

Adult Categories (19 to 60):

-Outstanding Adult Public Safety Volunteer

Nominees should be individuals, ages 19 to 60 as of December 31st, who have demonstrated outstanding service in the public safety field during 2022.

-Outstanding Adult Volunteer

Nominees should be individuals, ages 19 to 60 as of December 31st, whose individual efforts demonstrated outstanding service during 2022.

-Outstanding Adult Volunteer Team

Nominees should be a team, ages 19 to 60 as of December 31st, whose combined efforts demonstrated outstanding service during 2022.

Senior Categories (over 60):

-Outstanding Senior Public Safety Volunteer

Nominees should be individuals, ages over 60 as of December 31st, who have demonstrated outstanding service in the public safety field during 2022.

-Outstanding Senior Volunteer

Nominees should be individuals, ages over 60 as of December 31st, whose individual efforts demonstrated outstanding community service in 2022.

-Outstanding Senior Volunteer Team

Nominees should be a team of individuals, ages over 60 as of December 31st, whose combined team efforts demonstrated outstanding community service in 2022.

Youth Categories (18 & under):

-Outstanding Youth Public Safety Volunteer

Nominees should be individuals, through the ages of 18 as of December 31st, who have demonstrated outstanding service in the public safety field during 2022.

-Outstanding Youth Volunteer

Nominees should be individuals, through the ages of 18 as of December 31st, whose individual efforts demonstrated outstanding community service in 2022

-Outstanding Youth Volunteer Team

Nominees should be a team of individuals, through the ages of 18, whose combined efforts demonstrated outstanding community service in 2022.

Specialty Categories (no age restriction):

-Outstanding Community or Civic Organization

Nominees should be a community or civic organization in Loudoun County which has demonstrated outstanding community service during 2022.

-Outstanding Corporate Volunteer Team

Nominees should be a corporate team based in Loudoun County (i.e. branch, office, etc.) which has demonstrated outstanding community service during 2022.

-Outstanding Volunteer Team

Nominees should be a team of a combination of ages who have demonstrated outstanding community service during 2022.

-Outstanding Volunteer Project

Nominees should be for a one-time event or project based in Loudoun County which has demonstrated outstanding community service during 2022.

-Outstanding Project Leader

Nominees should be an individual who significantly led an outstanding community service project from start to finish in 2022.

-Outstanding Veteran Volunteer

Nominees should be an individual who has demonstrated outstanding community service during 2022. Individuals must be a US Veteran (i.e., Active Duty, Reservist, Retiree) having served in the US Armed Forces (i.e., Air Force, Army, Marine Corp., Navy, Coast Guard).

-Outstanding Volunteer Nonprofit Board

Nominees should be a volunteer nonprofit board who demonstrated outstanding governance and support to their organization during 2022.

 

DEFINITION OF TERMS

  • Impact= the positive change in the people (i.e., in their situation, circumstances, attitudes, actions, etc.) or organization (i.e., in the delivery of service, efficiency, effectiveness, cost savings, etc.) served as a result of the nominee’s time and talent.
  • Evidence= third party comments of impact (i.e., testimonials from participants, or other stakeholders), facts of before and after change amount (Ex: Increased number of meals served), observations of specific situations or dynamics that demonstrate change (Ex: Increased attendance due to volunteers involvement), or organizational measurements in place to determine change (Ex: 10% reduction in expenses due to new procedures).

Question regarding nomination forms please contact [email protected]

Platinum/gold sponsors

Loudoun Cares wants to thank all our supporter for their dedication to our cause. With their help, we can continue to connect those who serve with those in need to build a stronger community.