The Jefferson Awards for Public Service

The Jefferson Awards for Public Service


Board Members Lesley Stahl and U.S. Senator Harris Wofford with Michael Keaton, JA 25th Anniversary Co-chair



Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton congratulates
New York grassroots winner



Jefferson Awards Student Service Stars applauded
by Oakland Athletics Pro Stars

Nominate A Volunteer

Nominate someone you know for a local community award.

Do you have a relative, a friend or a co-worker who is having an impact in your local community? In every neighborhood, there are "Unsung Heroes" - volunteers and paid professionals who go well beyond their expected duties.

The nomination process is simple. Fill in the name, address, and telephone number of both your nominee and yourself as the nominator. Write a brief, passionate, compelling story about your friend. Tell something that distinguishes them as an individual. Then highlight how the nominee's actions benefit the lives of others and the local community. That's it!


Step 1 : Nominee information
In this section, we require information on the individual being nominated for a Jefferson Award.

Are you nominating a individual or company? Individual Company

Company Name
Company Representative First Name First Name
Company Representative Last Name Last Name
Company Representative Email Address Email Address
Address 1
Address 2
City
State
Zip Code
Home phone number
Work phone number
Total number of employees
Estimated philanthropy budget
Percentage of total company budget
Local media partner

Step 2 : Nominator information
In this section, we require information on the individual who is nominating.

First Name
Last Name
Email Address
Address 1
Address 2
City
State
Zip Code
Home phone number
Work phone number

Step 3 : Summary Sentence
In this section, we require information on the individual who is nominating.

Step 4 : Outstanding Personal Acts Outstanding Corporate Acts
Here is an ordinary individual performing outstanding personal acts. This individual stands out for taking extra steps. The individual acts were “outstanding”… “unique”…”heroic.” Here is an ordinary company performing outstanding philanthropic acts. This company stands out for taking extra steps. The corporate acts were “outstanding”… “unique”…”heroic.”

Step 5 : Community Impact Community Impact
Beside the heroic acts of the individual, the individual has positively impacted the community. The acts of this individual helped hundreds of others. Look at the change or improvement that this individual was responsible for while addressing important issues facing our community. Beside the heroic acts of the company, its philanthropy has positively impacted the community. The acts of this company helped hundreds of others. Look at the change or improvement that this company was responsible for while addressing important issues facing our community, and please be as specific as possible.