2016 Governor's Volunteer Awards

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Welcome to the 2016 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

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Do you know a volunteer who deserves recognition for their outstanding work? Is there a business with an exceptional volunteer program that you want to honor? Nominate them for a Governor's Volunteer Award!

The Governor's Volunteer Awards recognizes individuals and organizations for their dedication and determination in promoting volunteerism in Oregon. Awards are given in both statewide and regional categories.

Eleven Categories. Seven Regions. One State.

Countless acts of kindness.

Interested in Nominating Someone?

First Read This! for everything you need to know about eligibility for nominations, the judging process, and answers to frequently asked questions.

Have you read the instructions for nominating? Ready to nominate amazing volunteers?

Click here to go to the nomination page!

Important Dates

Nominations Open: April 13, 2016
Nominations Close: June 23, 2016 (11:59pm)
Governor's Volunteer Awards Ceremony: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at the Salem Convention Center


Please contact [email protected] or at 1-888-353-4483 with any questions regarding the Governor's Volunteer Awards nominations process or if you have any technical difficulties with the online nomination form.

Do you love the Governor's Volunteer Awards? Are you interested in sponsoring this year's event?

Please email [email protected] or call 1-888-353-4483 for sponsorship opportunities.

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.