Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards

Do you know an exceptional Illinois volunteer? Nominate them today for the Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards!

The Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards recognize individual volunteers through a statewide award program to highlight the importance of volunteerism and community service in the State of Illinois.
 
The following awards categories are offered:
 
·    Adult (19-54 years old)
·    AmeriCorps Member (member of an Illinois AmeriCorps national service program)
·    Business (a for-profit company)
·    Senior (55 years old plus)
·    Senior Corps Members (55 years old plus that are members of the national service programs Foster Grandparent Program (FGP), Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Senior Companion Program (SCP))
·    Youth (18 years old or younger)
 
Each of the project categories will have a winner selected in each of the Commission’s five service regions across the state (Northeast, Northwest, East Central, West Central and Southern Illinois). Thus, there are a total of 30 awards possible throughout the state!
 
A panel of judges from across the state, comprised of Governor-appointed Commissioners, will select the award recipients. 

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