ANNUAL AWARDS

We are now accepting nominations for our 2019 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County Awards! See the criteria below and use the links to nominate our Corporate Partner of the Year, Community Partner of the Year and our Big of the Year. We are accepting all nominations beginning November 1st through December 15th.

 

CORPORATE PARTNER OF THE YEAR

In order to be eligible for our Corporate Partner of the Year award, businesses must meet the following criteria:

  • Business must have helped BBBS by recruiting new volunteers, promoting BBBS in the community, supporting fundraising efforts and advocating for BBBS
  • Business must be partners with BBBS at a School Friends site or have a minimum of five volunteers (Bigs/Board Members/Committee Members) at the corporation
  • Business must have sponsored either the Gala or Bowl For Kids’ Sake or another program for at least the past two years

*Corporate Partner of the Year will be announced at our Dream Big Gala

COMMUNITY PARTNER OF THE YEAR

In order to be eligible for our Community Partner of the Year award, a partner must meet the following criteria:

  • Partner must have helped BBBS by recruiting new volunteers, promoting BBBS in the community, supporting fundraising efforts and advocating for BBBS
  • Partner must be partners with BBBS at a School Friends site or have a minimum of five volunteers (Bigs/Board Members/Committee Members) at the corporation
  • Partner has been part of an innovative way to engage and connect mentors in our community

*Community Partner of the Year will be announced at our Dream Big Gala

 BIG OF THE YEAR

In order to be eligible for our Big of the Year award, a Big must meet the following criteria:

  • The Big and Little must have been matched for at least two years
  • The Big has helped his or her Little overcome obstacles to achieve positive outcomes (this could be shown by improved school performance, graduation, avoidance of delinquency or respect of authority and peers.)
  • The Little has shown increased confidence, improved relationships with family and peers, an interest in setting goals for his or her future and higher personal aspirations
  • The Big has been very involved with BBBS by recruiting new volunteers, promoting BBBS in the community, supporting fundraising efforts and advocating for BBBS

 

*All nominations for Big of the Year are reviewed by BBBS staff to ensure the nominated Bigs are meeting all the BBBS rules and safety guidelines by the end of the year. The Big of the Year will be announced at our Match-iversary event.