Nominate an outstanding volunteer today! The Governor's Volunteerism and Community Service Awards recognize the significant contributions of Virginia citizens to the life and welfare of the Commonwealth and its people. One award is presented in each of 9 categories. These outstanding award winners represent the millions of generous Virginians who offer their time and talents to others each year.
Nominations are being accepted from October 27 - December 22, 2017. Click on the appropriate link below to submit your nomination. All nominations must be submitted online and require two (2) letters of recommendation. Refer to our Frequently Asked Questions for official rules and additional information. (Download PDF)
Winners will be honored at a special ceremony in April 2018. Winners of the 2017 Virginia Governor's Volunteerism Awards were honored on April 20, 2017, by Governor McAuliffe at a reception at the Virginia Governor's Mansion. Read their stories at http://virginiaservice.virginia.gov/2017/04/2017-volunteerism-award-winners/. See photos from the 2017 awards on the Virginia Service Flickr and Governor of Virginia Flickr accounts.
2017 Virginia Governor's Volunteerism Award Winners