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Eligibility, Nomination Form and Submission, Award Ceremony


The annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Awards Program recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding neighborhood organizations and civic individuals from across the Commonwealth who work diligently to enhance the quality of life in their communities.

Submissions should address environmental, social, civic, physical and/or economic issues determined to be of importance to the neighborhood. Bonus points will be awarded to submissions that incorporate all five of the aforementioned areas in an integrated manner.

Nominate yourself and others! It does not matter if your group is large or small, if you are brand new or long established, or if you only submit one application or several. Projects and activities can be elaborate or simple as all are eligible and deserving of consideration and recognition.

Submit one or more nominations to recognize and honor the efforts and activities undertaken to improve the quality of life in Virginia’s neighborhoods and communities for these efforts should not go unrecognized!


  1. Complete and print a 2019 VSNC Awards Nomination Application Form.
  2. Attach a typed document to your Award Nomination Form clearly addressing the following criteria. Please limit your response to 500 words or less for each:
    1. How did the project contribute to improving the quality of life in the neighborhood?
    2. How did the nominee’s accomplishments promote strengthening the neighborhood/community for future success?
    3. Describe the positive results/outcomes achieved as a result of the project/individual or group effort.
  3. Attach any documentation such as pamphlets, articles, presentations, photographs, news clippings, letters of support, etc. to support the impact and accomplishments achieved by the nominee.
  4. Either mail, or scan and email your 2019 VSNC Awards Nomination Application Form and accompanying attachments by the 5:00 p.m deadline or postmarked date of June 30, 2019 to be considered. Emailed submission are preferred.

NOTE: There is no limit to the number of Award Nominations that can be submitted; however, a separate nomination must be submitted for each activity or individual effort being recognized.

For additional information or questions regarding the 2019 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Neighborhood Awards program, please contact Ms. Shellae Blackwell, VSNC Awards Committee Chair, by calling 757-727-6282 or by email to swblackwell10@gmail.com.


The 2019 Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Awards will be presented during the 20th Annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference Awards Luncheon in Roanoke, Virginia on Saturday, September 14, 2019. All award nominees are strongly encouraged to attend this annual event as all award finalists and winners will be featured and announced. The award winners of each category will be asked to provide a 5-minute presentation on their successful award submission during the ceremony