Be More Awards Are Open For Business!
This year the Be More Awards, celebrating volunteers and community engagement, has a special category to recognize the efforts and impacts of community-minded businesses during the past year.
Nomination Links and Information Available at: https://www.bloomingtonvolunteernetwork.org/bemore
The Bloomington Volunteer Network invites you to nominate a business for this special award!
The Be More… Connected award honors a business with a local presence in Monroe County in recognition of their dedication to being a community-minded company. (Business Engagement)
Tell us how this business builds and connects to community through:
INVESTMENT: Describe how this business contributes its resources to the community. eg. How a business extensively and strategically applies its resources towards community engagement.
Including: Employee volunteering, Skills-based service - sharing of employee time and skills, In-kind Giving, Leadership
INTEGRATION: Describe how this business does well by doing good. eg. How a business connects their community engagement to key business functions - how they are being strategic about their community engagement.
Including: Diversity and inclusion, Marketing & PR Goals, Recruiting, Stakeholder relations, Employee engagement, Skill development
INSTITUTIONALIZATION: Describe how this business supports community engagement through its own institutional policies, systems, and incentives. eg. How they have created a culture of community engagement.
Including: Recognition programs, Matching grants, Supporting volunteers through employee time off, Including community engagement in employee performance reviews, Company leadership support of community engagement
IMPACT: Describe how this business measures the social and business impact of its community
engagement programs. eg. What are the measures of their engagement and outreach?
We're excited to hear about how you connect to your community and to celebrate your achievements!
The deadline for submission of nominations is 6 pm on Friday, March 12, 2021. The Be More Awards recipients will be revealed online during National Volunteer Week on April 22, 2021.
All nominees and MoCoShoutOut volunteers will be recognized throughout April as a local celebration of Global Volunteer Month.
Nominations are accepted online at: https://www.bloomingtonvolunteernetwork.org/bemore
Questions? Contact Lucy Schaich at email@example.com.
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