Local Funds accepting nominations for volunteer awards: January 22, 2013

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A critical component of philanthropy is not just financial investments but investments of time and talent. At The Community Foundation, we believe active civic participation and volunteerism help to make our community strong and play an integral role in helping nonprofits advance their missions. We are pleased to announce nominations are now open for our Morgan Fund and Newton Fund community volunteer awards. 

2013 Volunteer Community Service Award
The Morgan Fund is looking for an outstanding volunteer for its third annual Community Service Award.  Along with recognition, the award winner will receive a $2,000 cash award to be designated to a charity of choice. The deadline for submitting nominations is Tuesday, February 12, 2013.

Visit the Morgan Fund page for details and to download materials.

2013 Pat Patrick Big Heart Award
The Newton Fund is looking for an outstanding volunteer for its fifth annual Pat Patrick Big Heart Award. Along with recognition, the award winner will receive a $2,000 cash award to be designated to a charity of choice. The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, February 8, 2013.

Visit the Newton Fund page for details and to download materials.

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