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Community Star Award

Awards to Albuquerque Area, New Mexico Individuals
and Groups to Recognize Exceptional Community Service

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Junior League of Albuquerque (JLA)

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Awards to Albuquerque Area, New Mexico individuals and groups to recognize outstanding volunteer service. This award recognizes those who are working to address the unmet needs of local communities. The award acknowledges the efforts of exceptional volunteers and their contributions to improving their communities.

Nominees will be evaluated according to the following criteria. Does their volunteer work:
-Effectively address a serious problem in the community?
-Have the potential to inspire others?
-Reflect unique and innovative approaches?
-Have the potential to be replicated by others equipped with similar resources?
-Demonstrate specific, measurable impact?

The winning honoree(s) are formally recognized by JLA with a plaque given during the end of year celebration held in May. JLA will also recognize the honoree and their charity through social media.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172797

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Nominees:
-Any group or individual that actively engages in voluntary service directed at improving the City of Albuquerque and/or immediate surrounding areas
-Nominee may be of any race, ethnicity, religious or political background
-Nominee must be age 14 or older
-Preference will be given to women, but all are encouraged to apply
-Service of the nominee must be unpaid and cannot include court-ordered community service. If you receive paid time off to volunteer you are eligible. If you volunteer to help for profit businesses that are helping the community you are also eligible.
-Length of service must be at least six uninterrupted months or more unless the nominee engages in volunteer work dealing with disaster relief.

New Member and Active members of the Junior League of Albuquerque (JLA) are not eligible to receive this award.

Pre-Application Information:

Download an application or apply online by April 1, 2019.

If you download an application, please return nomination form via email to Jennifer Bishop. Winner(s) will be notified by April 30, 2019.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

Jennifer Bishop

The Junior League of Albuquerque
3900 Osuna Rd NE # 128
Albuquerque, NM 87109-4459

(505) 260-0199

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Mexico: City of Albuquerque and/or immediate surrounding areas