TVNPA Power of Giving Award Nominations

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We are delighted to announce nominations have been accepted to recognize and honor outstanding nonprofits, exceptional individuals, and corporate philanthropists who have made remarkable contributions to our community. This initiative is a testament to our commitment to celebrate those whose unwavering dedication has created a positive impact and brought about significant change in the lives of countless individuals.

We sought nominations from you identify and acknowledge the tireless work of philanthropic organizations, inspirational individuals, and socially responsible corporations that have left an indelible mark on the lives of the underserved in the Tri-Valley.

We have assembled panel of judges comprised of local government leaders, members of the print and television media as well as esteemed members of the community. Judges will meticulously review all submissions and select the deserving recipients who will be presented with the awards during our Power of Giving Celebration on November 8, 2023.

Click on the category below for the nomination form.

Nominations due by August 31, 2023.


Who can nominate someone?
Anyone is eligible to submit a nomination. If you know of a remarkable individual, nonprofit, or corporate philanthropist, please complete a nomination today.

Can I nominate myself?
Yes, you can self-nominate

Can I submit my own organization or an organization where I am on staff or board?
Yes, you can submit a nomination for your own organization or another organization/individual in the community you think is deserving of an award.

When are nominations due?
Nominations are due August 31, 2023.

What are the award categories?
Excellence in Impact (Budget under $1M), Excellence in Impact (Budget over $1M), Arts & Culture, Unsung Hero, Lifetime Achievement, Corporate Partner/Philanthropic Partner

What is the selection process?
Nominations must be submitted by August 31 to be considered for an award. All nominations will be compiled and presented to the TVNPA Tri-Valley Nonprofit Fund review committee on September 1, 2023. The Committee will review the applications and select the top 4-5 nominations per category. These top nominations will be sent to an external review committee of 40-50 influential leaders in the Tri-Valley community consisting of elected officials, media, corporate leaders, and respected nonprofit professionals. These reviewers will rank and score the top proposals and return them to the TVNF review committee for final selection. Final selections will be determined by October 15, 2023.

What information do I need to submit during the nomination process?
You will need to provide details about the nominee such as name, contact information, a description of their contributions, achievements, and any supporting documentation or references that can substantiate the nomination. Click on the categories listed above to be taken to the nomination form.

How will the winners be announced?
Winners will be announced at the TVNPA Power of Giving Awards Ceremony on November 10, 2023. Additionally, they will be recognized in press releases and on the TVNPA website and social media channels.

Can an individual or organization win in more than one category?
No, an individual or organization can only win in one category per year. However, they can be nominated in multiple categories.

Can past winners be nominated again?
Past winners can be nominated again after a period of three years from their last award.

How are the award recipients recognized?
Award recipients are honored during the TVNPA Power of Giving Awards Ceremony. They will also receive a certificate of recognition and will be featured in TVNPA publications and on the website and receive a special invitation to a luncheon with other award winners and community leaders.

Can I get feedback on my nomination after the selection process?
Due to the volume of nominations received, individual feedback will not be provided. However, we will provide general feedback and tips for future nominations on the website.

Who should I contact if I have questions?
For any questions related to the Power of Giving nominations, please contact the Kathy Young at

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