Neighborhood Outstanding Volunteer/Leadership Award

About The Award

This award is for an individual who has given outstanding service to his or her neighborhood. You may nominate an individual from another neighborhood.

  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 apply or be nominated for these awards. 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 the 2023 calendar year.
  • 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 person 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 yourself, a family, family member, friend, or neighbor who makes noteworthy contributions to improve the quality of life in their neighborhood. 
  • The nominee may also be an individual from a neighborhood different than where the nominator resides.