Reward the work of your Community – Enter before 5pm on 6th Oct 2021

DLDC is hosting a Community Recognition Awards ceremony to acknowledge and reward the work of the community and voluntary sector.

The Community & Voluntary sector really came to the fore throughout the COVID 19 Pandemic and we want to take the time now to recognise and reward their valiant efforts. The ‘Community Recognition Awards’ will take place in the Finn Valley Centre, Stranorlar at 7pm on Thursday 4th November where finalists will enjoy a meal, followed by the presentation of awards, music & dancing.

We are asking members of the public to join us in acknowledging and recognising this great work and vote for the groups you wish to nominate for a recognition award. 

We are looking for nominations under the 5 categories below: 
CategoryCriteria
Best Social Inclusion / Peer Support Campaign The campaign must have a social inclusion or peer support focus.Examples of groups in this space include active retirement groups, Men’s Sheds, women’s groups, carer’s groups, community gardens, etc.The campaign must have taken place in Donegal.
Special Recognition Award – A Community Response to Covid-19 This award is for a community as a whole – not for individuals or individual organisations.The award is specifically for their response to Covid-19.The community must be in Donegal.
Best Community Organisation / Social Enterprise Small The organisation must have an annual income of less than €100,000.The organisation must be a not-for-profit.The organisation must be based in Donegal (or operate in Donegal).
Best Community Organisation / Social Enterprise – Large The organisation must have an annual income of more than €100,000The organisation must be a not-for-profit.The organisation must be based in Donegal (or operate in Donegal).
Lifetime Achievement Award – Individual Award This award is for individuals only (no organisations).The individual must be based in Donegal (or operate in Donegal).
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We are giving YOU the opportunity to VOTE for the community or voluntary group that makes a positive difference in your community. 2-DLDC

It’s simple

  • Click on the link below.
  • Enter the details of the organisation or individual who you wish to nominate. 
  • Tell us about the Organisation and why you are nominating them.
  • Enter your contact details. 

Click here to NominateTell us about your nomanee and why they are outstanding.Click HereClick here to view the Frequently Asked Questions Document

A judging panel will consist of representatives from our 5 sponsor organisations and these judges will adjudicate and awards will be presented to the winners of each category on the night.

These include: 

  • Highland Radio
  • Pramerica
  • Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)
  • Letterkenny Chamber of Commerce 
  • Watson Hire

Each of the organisations has sponsored a prize for one of the 5 categories above. 

Click here to NominateTell us about your nomanee and why they are outstanding

Click HereClick here to download a print copy of the Nomination Form

Print nominations can be posted to: Community Recognition Awards, Donegal Local Development CLG, 1 Millennium Court, Pearse Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, F92 W5OR.

Entries must be submitted by 5pm on Wednesday 6th of October 2021.

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