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Submit a nomination now for Canada's Volunteer Awards!

Monday, May 07, 2018 8:14 AM | GVPTA (Administrator)

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for Canada's Volunteer Awards! This is a great opportunity to recognize the important work of volunteers and to acknowledge that our country would not be the same without them.

The call for nominations for Canada's Volunteer Awards is now open until June 15, 2018. You are invited to:

  • nominate an individual, a group, a not-for-profit organization or a socially responsible business to receive an award; and
  • promote the call for nominations to your stakeholders.

Awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • One (1) national award - Thérèse Casgrain Lifelong Achievement Award, for individuals who have volunteered for at least 20 years;
  • Five (5) regional awards - Emerging Leader, for young volunteers between the ages of 18 and 30;
  • Five (5) regional awards - Community Leader, for individuals or groups of volunteers; 
  • Five (5) regional awards - Business Leader, to recognize businesses that demonstrate social responsibility; and 
  • Five (5) regional awards - Social Innovator, to recognize the contributions of not-for-profit organizations.

Award recipients will be recognized at a ceremony and will be able to choose a not-for-profit organization to receive a grant of $5,000 (regional awards) or $10,000 (national award).

Help highlight Canada's volunteer culture! Nominate a volunteer, not-for-profit organization or business in your community today!

For more information about the Awards, please visit Canada.ca/volunteer-awards or call 1-877-825-0434.

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The Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance (GVPTA) strives to strengthen the local theatre industry. We do this through providing services, promotion of member news and community events, opportunities to connect and network, and our annual theatre conference. Together with our members we are raising the profile of local theatre and building community.

At GVPTA, we acknowledge that our organization is located on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.