Neighborhood-Community Partnership Award

About The Award

This award is for a business, nonprofit, school and/or other institution’s contribution to improve the surrounding neighborhood and/or community at large. Your neighborhood organization may submit more than one nomination.
  1. Eligibility Requirements
  2. How to Nominate
  3. Support Documentation for Nominee
  4. Submission Deadline
  5. Judging Criteria

Eligibility Requirements

  • Any resident-led, resident-controlled city neighborhood organization recognized by the RNA and Office of Neighborhood Services is eligible to nominate a business, nonprofit, school and/or other institution’s contribution for this award. This includes neighborhood associations, homeowner associations, neighborhood watch groups and tenant associations. 
  • Nominators may nominate themselves, individuals residing in their neighborhood, individuals residing in a  neighborhood different from their own for their efforts to improve the quality of living in Roanoke.
  • The project or activity must have been carried out during July 1 to October 31. 
  • A Nomination Form must be completed and submitted by the deadline of November 18th.
  • There is no limit to the number of nominations that can be submitted by any one individual or group.
  • Activities or contributions for which the entity is nominated must not be performed as an element of paid employment. 
  • Contributions to the neighborhood may have occurred over the course of many years but the judges will give special consideration to recent activities.
  • Nominations may include a business, nonprofit, school and/or other institution’s that contributed to improving the quality of life in the neighborhood.