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Northwest Territories (NWT) Outstanding Volunteer Award

Awards to Volunteers in Northwest Territories
to Recognize Community-Building Efforts

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Government of the Northwest Territories - Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA)

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Awards to volunteers in Northwest Territories to recognize community-building efforts. Awards are intended to recognize volunteers and groups who have worked to improve the quality of life in local communities. Awards are available in the following categories; Youth (under 25), Individual (25-54), Elder (55+), and Group.

The evaluation guideline includes, but is not limited to:

  • The duration (minimum of 100 hours) and impact of the volunteerism;
  • The number of years, months, and approximate number of volunteer hours the nominee committed to the activity;
  • The uniqueness and inclusiveness (involving others) of the nominee’s contributions and commitments;
  • Their leadership role in the community or organization; and
  • The challenges and/or barriers the nominee had to overcome in order to achieve their goal.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 169669

Estimated Size of Grant:

Territorial recipients receive $1,000 to give to a volunteer organization of their choice as well as an award recognizing them for their efforts in building communities through volunteering.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only Northwest Territories residents are eligible for an award.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for the 2020 NWT Outstanding Volunteer Award Ceremony have been extended to May 28th, 2020. The ceremony for the 2019-2020 award winners will take place in the fall. The date for the ceremony will be anounced aftert the nomination period is over.

Contact Information:

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

The nomination form can filled out online and emailed, or printed and mailed, or faxed back to your MACA Regional office or to the Sport, Recreation, and Youth Division office in Yellowknife.

Direct questions and email form to:

Fax forms to (867) 920-6467

Sport, Recreation and Youth
Municipal and Community Affairs
P.O. Box 1320
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9

Headquarters phone:
(867) 767-9166 ext: 21106

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Northwest Territories

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