Community Service Award Categories
Twenty-four grants of $1,000 each will be awarded to applicants in 12 categories. The number
of awards in each category will be proportionate to the number of applications received in each
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Cultural Arts Services
Projects that increase appreciation of and participation in the arts such as dance, theater, music, sculpture, painting, and so on.
Projects that provide or enhance educational or vocational/career opportunities for any age..
Services for Children
Projects or programs for children (preschool through grade 6) specifically designed to nurture mental, physical, and character development, including social skills and the desire to learn.
Services for Youth
Projects or programs for youth (grade 7 and above) specifically designed to nurture mental, physical, and character development, including social skills and the desire to learn.
Services by Youth
Assistance or services rendered by youth groups, clubs, or organizations for the benefit of others in the community.
Special Health Services
Projects designed to help prevent or combat disease, to relieve physical or psychological ailments, or to assist the disabled of any age.
Projects specifically designed to help solve the problems and needs of economically disadvantaged groups or individuals in the community by faith-based groups or organizations.
Projects specifically designed to help solve the problems and needs of economically disadvantaged groups or individuals in the community by community-based groups or organizations.
Civic Community Services
Projects that promote good citizenship, appreciation of rights and liberties, involvement in community betterment, and the appreciation and preservation of the community's heritage.
Services by/for Senior Citizens
Services by senior citizens or projects specifically designed to meet the needs of senior citizens.
Services Related to Ecology or Environmental Stewardship Projects concerned with the following areas: conservation, reclamation, or restoration of air, land, and water; the welfare of animals; or enhancement of natural or man-made environments within a community or geographic area.
Church-sponsored projects designed to reach out to the community and proclaim God's love.
$3,000 Larimer County Award
One award will be granted to an organization, selected from applicants in Larimer County, for excellence in serving the entire county.
$3,000 Loveland Award
One award will be granted to an organization whose predominant participating membership, major activities, and headquarters are in the city of Loveland. All Loveland organizations will be considered for this award.
$3,000 Special Church Award
One award will be granted to a church or parachurch organization for its outstanding ministryrelated community service. All participating church-connected organizations will be considered for this award.
$3,000 Northern Colorado Award
One award will be granted to an organization, church, or parachurch organization for its service to northern Colorado. All applicants are considered for this award.
$25,000 Outstanding Award
This award will be granted to one organization that, in the opinion of the Awards Committee, carried out the most exceptional and productive community service program between August 1, 2010 and July 31, 2011. All applicants are considered for this award.
The Awards Committee is composed of staff members from Group Publishing. The Awards Committee collectively establishes its own criteria for evaluating applications. The Committee is not given criteria by Group Publishing for the selection of the award recipients. Details such as an incomplete application may provide sufficient cause for disqualification of an organization during the selection process. The decisions of the Awards Committee are final.
Please direct any questions about the Community Service Awards program to Stacy Johnson at (970) 292-4218 or Gabriele Woolever at (970) 292-4674. You may also email us at email@example.com. Don't forget to like us on Facebook for updates!