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:
Civitans help create avenues for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities to focus on their physical, emotional and mental health while financially supporting integral research to bring better therapies and treatments. Club service projects in the Health & Wellness Impact Area specifically aim to promote healthy bodies and minds for individuals living with disabilities. Some examples of these types of projects are inclusive sports and recreation leagues, outdoor activities, health promotion programs, nutrition education, and more.

A winning project will be able to show demonstrable impact on the target audience, can be easily identified as a project supporting health and wellness for those with I/DD, and meets a defined need for the community.

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

  • Frequency of communications
  • Quality of communications
  • Content of communications

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

Questions?
Email awards@civitan.org

Outstanding Club Communications Award Application 2022-2023

Applicant Information

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

General Communications Information

What avenues does the club use to communicate with its members?(Required)
Max. file size: 32 MB.
Has the club conducted a survey of its members in the last year to determine their preferred method of communication?(Required)

E-mail/Newsletter Information

Please complete this section only if it is applicable to the type of communication your club uses. All types/sections are not required for application submission.
Distribution Frequency
How often are e-mails/newsletters pushed out to members?
Mail, personal e-mail, e-mail service such as MailChimp, etc. Please describe.
Drop files here or
Max. file size: 32 MB, Max. files: 12.

    Club Website Information

    Please complete this section only if it is applicable to the type of communication your club uses. All types/sections are not required for application submission.
    Content Update Frequency
    How often is the website updated?
    Does the website adhere to Civitan International Branding Guidelines as outlined in the Civitan International Branding Kit?

    Social Media Information

    Please complete this section only if it is applicable to the type of communication your club uses. All types/sections are not required for application submission.
    What social media platforms does the club use?
    Does the club's social media adhere to Civitan International Branding Guidelines as outlined in the Civitan International Branding Kit?

    Additional Information

    Max. file size: 32 MB.