THE “DAC” AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AND SERVICE

THE “DAC” AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AND SERVICE
  • NOMINATION GUIDELINES
  • WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
  • Any individual, group, business or organization whose volunteer activities in North Carolina benefit the community or the Triangle Area of North Carolina in a substantial, important or unique way.
  • Students receiving course credits are eligible, only if the volunteer service extends beyond course requirements. This must be clearly indicated in the nomination statement. Persons nominating themselves, spouses or family members
  • Nominations are accepted from January 1 to July 31.
  • WHO IS NOT ELIGIBLE?
  • Previous winners
  • Individuals involved in “court mandated community service” or those serving as “loaned executives” Persons who receive some compensation for services rendered but there works is exceptional or above and beyond the call of duty to aid people with disabilities. Call or write if you have questions.

  • Additional Guidelines
    • ALL SECTIONS OF THE FORM MUST BE COMPLETED. Incomplete forms will not be accepted by the DAC Award
    • All nominations must be submitted on the official DAC Award nomination form. Photocopies of the form are acceptable.
    • The nomination form must be printed or typewritten.
    CRITERIA: All entries must show positive representations of people with disabilities in situations or activities that reinforce such areas as empowerment, inclusion, mainstreaming, accommodating, increasing public awareness, removing economic/social barriers, enhancing the quality of life, demonstrating acts of generosity/kindness, etc.
    Award Selection: The award selection process is based only on the contents of the nomination form on the following page.
  • NOTE: Please print or type ONLY The following section is required for all nominations in order to be considered for this award.
  • This person will accept the award on behalf of the group/business if s/he is not available:
  • Select the one category that best describes the nominee’s (activities)
  • Nominator/Reference: (must be familiar with the nominee’s volunteer service)
  • Please attach the nominee’s statement of accomplishment and contributions. Please describe the difference the nominee has made on the people, organization (s), or community they serve. Include any special skills, qualities, and/or leadership ability of the nominee’s. All applications are due by June 30.
    Return all completed applications and supporting documents to:
    The DAC Awards Committee 503 West Franklin Street, Room 113 Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    DUE BY: June 30 —5 P.M.
    All nominees who win the local competition are automatically entered into the North Carolina Governors Awards For Outstanding Achievement And Service

  •   Individual ($15 min)
      Professional ($75 min)
      Organization ($150 min)
      Custom (We will contact you)