Award Year: FY2023 (October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023)

Due Date: December 1, 2023

Award Type: 1st Place: Physical Award + Banner Patch; 2nd Place: Banner Patch; 3rd Place: Banner Patch; awarded at International Convention

Award Summary:
This award recognizes a club’s efforts to bring awareness of the local Civitan club to their community. This campaign is not required to be carried out in association with Civitan Awareness Month, but can be carried out at any point throughout the award year. Awareness generated for Civitan should be the specific and sole purpose of the campaign’s activities. Awareness, in this sense, should not be the byproduct of other club activities such as service projects or fundraisers. The campaign may highlight or advertise Civitan activites including but not limited to the following: club accomplishments, club impact on the community, club membership drives, International Civitan successes such as the CIRC, etc.

Specific Award Criteria:
District and International Awards Judging Committees will use the criteria below to evaluate and score applications. 

  • Sole purpose of project/campaign/activity is to bring awareness to Civitan in the local community
  • Innovation/Creativity
  • Club Engagement (involves high percentage of club members)
  • Reach (overall awareness distribution to community)
  • Awareness activities carried out

Judging Process:
Applications from each district will be submitted to District Awards Committee for evaluation. Winners will be chosen for each district. 1st place winners from each district will be forwarded to an International Awards Committee who will then select 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place at the International level from among the district winners.

Application Information:
You are encouraged to utilize the 2022-2023 International Competitive Awards PDF brochure to compile and compose your answers in Microsoft Word or another document, and then copy and paste into the award application below when your submission is complete and ready. You will not be able to partially fill out the form and return later, it must be completed in one sitting. 

ONLY electonic submissions using the form below will be accepted. Applications submitted by mail or e-mail will not be considered.

Click here to download 2022-2023 International Competitive Awards PDF Brochure


Outstanding Civitan Awareness Award Application 2022-2023

Applicant Information

Club President for Award Year (10/1/22-9/30/23)
Application Completed By:

Project Information

Awareness Campaign Chair
Please describe in detail what awareness activities were carried out by the club, what specific Civitan platform(s) they promoted or advertised, how they were carried out, how often and by whom they were carried out, etc.
Please upload any documentation describing the cost of the campaign or project.
Max. file size: 32 MB.
For example, number of new members recruited, number of new followers on social media, etc.

Club Engagement

Additional Information

For example, photos, project flyers, brochures, marketing materials, local media coverage, etc. We encourage you to place multiple photos in one document for upload. Up to 10 files allowed.
Max. file size: 32 MB.