ServeOhio honors outstanding people, groups, and initiatives who make great contributions to their local communities and the state through service and volunteerism. The ServeOhio Awards recognize volunteers, service groups, corporate groups, and volunteer initiatives in each of the 5 regions of the state.
The Awards will recognize a volunteer, service group, corporate group, or volunteer initiative in each of the 5 regions of the state.
For a breakdown of counties associated with each region, click HERE.
Nominators can choose to submit a nomination for an adult volunteer, youth volunteer, community volunteer group, corporate volunteer group, volunteer initiative, or national day of service project. Nominations for national service programs (AmeriCorps, Senior Corps) will not be considered. Nominations will be grouped and reviewed based on the geographic region of the state where the volunteer served. One award will be given in each region of the state. Self-nominations will be accepted and nominators are encouraged to submit multiple nominations.
A cash award of $1,000 will be issued to support the organization which benefited from the recipient’s service. The awards will be presented during National Volunteer Week, April 19 – 25, 2020, at the organization which benefited from the recipient’s service. Recipients must be present to accept their award. The nomination deadline is January 31, 2020.
To view a list of the 2019 ServeOhio Award recipients, click here.
ServeOhio staff and commissioners will review nominations. Reviewers will evaluate nominations based on the nominee’s accomplishments and measurable community impact. Nominators will be notified by March 2, 2020.
Please refer questions regarding the ServeOhio Awards to Rebeccah Verhoff-Kiss, email@example.com.
Please click HERE for the official NOMINATION FORM
ServeOhio reserves the right to not grant awards in all regions if an insufficient number of entries are received and/or the applicants do not meet the established standards of the review committee.