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
Civitans stand behind those who love people with intellecutal and developmental disabilities, and the agencies that support them, so opportunities can be realized.
Club service projects in the Family & Community Support Impact Area specifically aim to promote the value of inclusion and serve family members or community agencies which support individuals with I/DD in a variety of ways. Some examples of these types of projects include but are not limited to: respite nights/events for caregivers, dances, parties or special events for those living in group homes or participating in day programs, special care or support for professionals working in the I/DD field, and more.
A single project or event may only be considered in one award category per year. Clubs are not permitted to submit the same project for evaluation in more than one award category.
Specific Award Criteria:
District and International Awards Judging Committees will use the criteria below to evaluate and score applications.
- Relevance to Family & Community Support for I/DD
- Meets a specific need in the community
- Measurable impact on I/DD community
- Use of Resources
- Club Enagement
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.
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.