The Napa Valley Give!Guide is accepting applications for the CanDo Spirit Award
Recognizing a young, exceptional non-profit employee in Napa County
[September 10, 2013] In a world where money matters, what does it take to commit oneself to being a professional employed in the non-profit sector? Passion? Drive? A dedication to service? The CanDo Spirit? Oh, yes.
With appreciation for these young
professionals helping to build our communities, the Napa Valley Give!Guide team is pleased to announce the
CanDo Spirit Award. This $1,000 cash prize, graciously presented by the Napa
Valley Vintners, will recognize an exceptional, young employee serving the
Napa Valley Vintners has invested more than $110 million dollars with our
community non-profit partners, focusing mainly on children’s education and
community health,” says Becky Peterson, Community Relations Director and member
of Napa Valley Vintners. “We look forward to encouraging a new wave of philanthropy
from individuals and organizations within Napa County.”
Each Napa County non-profit
organization is permitted to nominate one employee. Nominees for the CanDo
Spirit Award must meet all of the following qualifications:
1. They must be 30 years old or younger as of
September 13, 2013;
2. They must work for their NPO a minimum of 25
hours per week;
3. They must have been employed in the Napa Valley non-profit sector for a minimum of one year as of September 13, 2013.
To apply, the NPO must complete
the 2013 CanDo Spirit Award Application Packet. There are two forms: the
Nominator's Form and the Nominee Form. The Nominator's Form must be filled out
by someone other than the nominee, preferably a supervisor or the executive
director. The Nominee Form is to be filled out by the nominee. Both forms are available
online at http://bit.ly/14VWzOw.
Both forms must be returned via
email to CanDoSpiritAward@gmail.com by 5 pm September 13, 2013 in
order to be considered for the award. No late applications will be
The Give!Guide team will review applications and
select one exceptional employee for recognition. In addition to the $1,000 cash
prize presented by the Napa Valley Vintners, the awardee will be highlighted in
the Give!Guide publication to be released in
print on November 2nd 2013 (as a pull out in the Napa Valley MarketPlace Magazine), as well as on the Napa Valley Give!Guide website at
NapaValleyGiveGuide.org, which launches November 1st 2013. The awardee will also be
recognized at the Give!Guide kick-off
party to be held in early November.
Please direct any questions related to the CanDo
Spirit Award to firstname.lastname@example.org.