Governor's Awards for Service and Volunteerism

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Volunteers make the hearts of Maine communities beat! 

Since 1987, the Governor's Awards for Service and Volunteerism have celebrated and recognized the role of citizen volunteers in the success and vitality of Maine communities.  At the same time, the awards seek to inspire others to be active in civic life and follow in the footsteps of those recognized.

Nominations for the 2023 awards are now open. All recognition will be presented during National Volunteer Recognition month (April 2023). The ceremony for competitive awards will return to in-person!

Deadline for all nomination categories is 11:59 pm on March 10, 2023. Don't wait! Time flies by!

Use one of the links below to access additional information for each category. 

    Adult Roll of Honor

    Youth Roll of Honor

    Competitive awards: Individuals, teams and organizations 

    Thank you, award supporters!

    This award  program is  made possible by the generous financial support of these partners.

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    Maine Volunteer Foundation

    Maine Adult Volunteer Roll of Honor

    Maine Youth Volunteer Roll of Honor

    Competitive awards and ceremony