2016 Spirit of Portland awards
Nominations now being accepted through Monday, Sept. 26
The City Council presents Spirit of Portland Awards each year to individuals and groups who make a difference to the greater community. Please nominate an individual, business, organization, neighborhood or business association that has created a project, service or event that has helped Portland shine!
Spirit of Portland web page
Spirit of Portland awards ceremony date:
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
How do I nominate someone?
- Step One: Complete the nomination form for the organization or individual you want to nominate.
WORD version of nomination form: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/oni/article/401783
PDF version of nomination form: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/oni/article/409720
- Step Two: Submit a one to two page narrative describing how your nominee exemplifies any of the categories and attach it to this nomination form. Use a 12-point font or greater. The Selection Committee will not review additional pages.
- Step Three: Submit this form with your narrative to the Office of Neighborhood Involvement, please see contact information below.
Award recipients will be chosen based on the following Awards categories:
Outstanding Individual Leadership Awards
Community Leader of the Year (2 awards)
Young Leader of the Year (1 award)
City Employee of the Year (1 award)
Outstanding Organization Leadership Awards
Community Group/Organization of the Year (1 award)
Neighborhood Association of the Year (1 award)
Business of the Year (1 award)
Business District Association of the Year (1 award)
Outstanding Individual or Organization Leadership Awards
Equity in Practice Partnership of the Year (1 award)
Making a Difference Award (1 award)
Sandy Diedrich Environmental Stewardship of the Year (1 award)
Deadline for submitting nominations is 4 pm, Monday, September 26, 2016
Send completed nomination forms to:
USPS: Office of Neighborhood Involvement, Attn: SOP
4747 E Burnside Street, Portland, Oregon 97215
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