The Governor's Volunteerism and Community Service Awards annually 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 10 categories.
These outstanding award winners represent the millions of generous Virginians who
offer their time and talents to others each year. 

The nomination period for the 2022 Virginia Governor's Volunteerism and Community Service Awards has begun!
The deadline for nominations is 5pm, EST, June 17, 2022.
Honorees will be celebrated at a special event in September 2022. Stay tuned for details!


Award Categories

Senior
(Individual age 60+)

Youth
(Individual age 18 and under)

Faith-Based Organization
(Church or faith-based group involved in volunteer service)

Small Business
(For-profit organization
with 50 or less employees)

Adult
(Individual age 31-59)

Independent Group
(Family, friends, or group who are organized as volunteers for a project/organization)

Educational Organization
(K-12 school or university/ college program involved in volunteer service)

Young Adult
(Individual age 19-30)

Community Organization
(Nonprofit, government or tax-exempt organization)

Corporation
(For-profit organization with 51+ employees)


Want to read about past honorees? View the incredible stories about previous honorees here.

Read about last year's honorees in the official 2021 Governor's Volunteerism Award Program. Click on the image of the program at the right to be inspired by their incredible stories!

Have more questions? Contact the Virginia Service Commission at
(804) 726-7065 or email us at
VirginiaServiceInfo@dss.virginia.gov

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