2015 Governor's Volunteer Awards

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Welcome to the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer Awards Home Page!

You will be able to find information about the Governor’s Volunteer Awards, the nomination process, and access the nomination form here. Please email us if you have any questions or comments.

Registration for the luncheon is now open!

Award winners and nominees will be recognized at the annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards Luncheon on Monday, October 12, at the Salem Conference Center, from 11:30am- 1:30pm. Before the luncheon, from 9:00 am- 11:00 am, the Oregon Commission for Voluntary Action and Service and the Committee will hold a public session to gather input on the state of volunteerism in Oregon.

Individual Tickets are $30

Tables of 8 are $240

There are also several sponsorship options, including sponsoring a table. If you are interested in sponsorship please contact us!

Due to constraints with our registration site we are only able to accept checks or you can pay by credit card the day of the event.

Please follow the registration link below. You will be able to select pay by check or pay at the door.

Our preferred method of payment is that you mail us a check before the event, if you select pay by check the registration site will provide you with instructions on mailing the check.

However, if you would like to pay by credit card, please select pay at the door in the registration. We will have a machine at the luncheon. IF YOU CHOOSE TO PAY THE DAY OF THE EVENT PLEASE ARRIVE BY 10:30 AM. EVEN IF YOU PAY THE DAY OF THE EVENT YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE.

Click here to register for the luncheon today!

The results are in and the winners of the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer Awards have been selected!

This year, the awards recognize outstanding volunteers from all reaches of our state who improve their communities in a variety of ways, from helping children find new interactive ways of learning to providing community enrichment through the arts. Our teams of judges awarded eight state-level awards and 22 regional awards this year, for a total of 30 awards. The awards will honor 18 individuals or duos and 10 volunteer programs.

Presenting sponsor Wells Fargo will make a cash grant to a nonprofit organization select by each winner. Grants of $700 will be made on behalf of state-level winners, and grants of $425 will be made on behalf of regional winners.

Click here to see the list of award winners!

Thanks to our event presenting sponsor Wells Fargo!

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And our Gold Level Sponsors:

Thank you also to our Table Sponsors:

Previous Governor's Volunteer Awards

Note: No results are included for 2013 because the Governor's Volunteer Awards were moved from fall 2013 to spring 2014.