Community Silent Servant Award Guidelines
ELIGIBILITY OF AWARD RECIPIENT
- A citizen of the United States whose primary residence is in the State of Washington or Oregon.
- Nominee must have provided consistent service for a minimum of one current year and who intends to continue providing service in the future.
- Individuals who independently and voluntarily provide service within their community without remuneration or requirement of any types.
WHO/WHAT IS NOT ELIGIBLE
- Individuals performing services for financial or material compensation.
- Persons who serve in behalf of or represent an organization of any type including those who are directly or indirectly required to provide service as a condition of employment or other program or membership which requires service.
- An individual who is related in any way to any Peter R. Marsh Foundation Board Member, or who is a substantial contributor to Peter R. Marsh Foundation.
- Persons who have previously received a service award from the Foundation.
- Awards that would benefit any organization(s) or person(s) other than the recipient.
- Service that is discriminatory, self-serving, socially divisive or supporting a political ideology.
- A person who nominates themselves.
WHO CAN SUBMIT A NOMINATION
- Any person 18 years of age or older, as an individual or member of an organization, who can demonstrate considerable first-hand knowledge of the nominee’s service.
HOW TO NOMINATE A CANDIDATE & AWARD SELECTION PROCESS
- The Nomination Form (included on this site) is to be completed in full and submitted to the Program Coordinator of the Peter R. Marsh Foundation.
- A Nomination can be submitted at any time.
- Nominations will be evaluated and processed within 30 days of receipt and the Nominator will be notified of the Foundation’s actions.
- Submission of a Nomination Form does not guarantee that a Nominee will be selected to receive an award.
- Nominations are considered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, disability or national origin.
PROVISIONS OF THE AWARD
- The award consists of a financial reward and an engraved memorial. The financial reward is made payable to award recipient only. The engraved memorial will include the name of the award recipient.
- The payment and engraved memorial will be shipped to the Nominator unless other arrangements have been made.
- Awards are made in recognition of service and achievement, and are not intended to finance or reward any future activity of the recipient.
- The Foundation cannot accept unsolicited and promotional materials.
PRESENTATION OF THE AWARD
- The Nominator (individual or organization) is responsible to present the award to the award recipient. Doing so in a public forum is strongly encouraged.
- The Foundation will provide written presentation-support material along with the award mailing.
- To accommodate press-releases and media postings, the Nominator is requested to provide the Foundation with a photograph of the award recipient.
- Neither the recipients nor the Peter R. Marsh Foundation have any obligation to one another.
- The Peter R. Marsh Foundation reserves the right to adjust guidelines, submission deadlines and notification dates without prior notice.
- All questions should be provided to the Peter R. Marsh Foundation Program Coordinator. firstname.lastname@example.org