Nominations are now open for the 2014 Victoria Leadership Awards. The awards this year will celebrate a successful decate of honouring exemplary community leadership. Nominations are currently open for the special tenth anniversary awards gala to be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at the Crystal Gardens.
Now is the community's chance to nominate an exemplary community hero in one of eight prestigious award categories:
The University of Victoria Community Leadership Awards acknowledge oudstanding leadership in linking UVic and the community for greater public benefit (up to two awards per year).
The Rotary Community Leadership Awards recognize community leaders who meet Rotary values of the highest levels of ethical behaviour in business and in the community (up to two awards per year).
The Vancity Youth Award recognizes a young person between the ages of 20 and 30 who demonstrates leadership in the CRD by helping to redefine wealth in a way that furthers the financial, social and environmental well-being of members and their communities (one award per year).
The Leadership Victoria Alumni Award recognizes a graduate of the Leadership Victoria program who continues to demonstrate outstanding leadership and service in the Victoria community (one honorary award per year).
The Leadership Victoria Lifetime Achievement Award honours outstanding current or posthumous long-term service in community leadership roles such as philanthropy, innovation, mentoring and career achievement (one award per year).
The Victoria Foundation Community Leadership Award recognizes an organization that is building community capacity and achieving positive change (one award per year).
The United Way of Greater Victoria Award for Collaboration & Partnership recognizes an individual leader in a non-profit organization who is building community capacity by creating partnerships and collaboration (one award per year).
The Royal Roads University Leadership Excellence through Coaching and Mentoring Award recognizes long term and outstanding service in community leadership roles through coaching and/or mentoring – professionally or informally (one award per year).