World of Children Awards

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World of Children Awards


Sponsored by World of Children, Inc.

Contact:World of Children Award
11501 Dublin Blvd. Ste. 200
Dublin, CA 94568

Phone: 925.452.8272
Description:World of Children Awards is an annual program that recognizes individuals whose charitable work has a life-changing impact on children. Candidates must be nominated for the award, and self-nominations are accepted. Honorees must serve children over and above their regular employment in positions for which they receive little or no pay.

Nominations are currently open for the following awards:
Health Award: open to adults making significant contributions to children through the fields of health, nutrition, medicine, and pediatric sciences.
Humanitarian Award: open to adults making significant contributions to children through social and humanitarian services.
Education Award: open to adults making significant contributions to children through educational and developmental services.
Protection Award: open to adults providing anti-trafficking and anti-slavery services, and protection from exploitation and abuse.
Youth Award: open to young people under age 21 providing exceptional services and support to other children.

Eligible adult candidates must have at least 10 years of experience in working with children in their current or similar position; youth candidates must have at least three years of experience. All nominees must be available to attend the award ceremony, if selected. (Travel costs are paid for award recipients.) Organizations cannot be nominated; however, nominees must have affiliation with a qualified nonprofit organization that can receive grant funds. Each candidate may be nominated for only one award. Previous World of Children Award winners are not eligible to be nominated again.

The nomination form is available to access from the website. Nominators must login to create an account and submit their nomination using the online system. World of Children expects nominators to inform their candidates and encourages participation of a nominee and related organization in preparing a nomination.
Eligibility:Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations), Public, Private, Charter
Award(s):For the Health, Humanitarian, Education, and Protection Awards, grants of $50,000 or greater are awarded. For the Youth Award, grants of $25,000 or greater awarded.
Deadline(s):Nominations are due April 1, annually.
Focus:Community Involvement, General Education, Volunteerism
Grade Level(s):6-8, 9-12, Adult
21st Century
Themes and Skills:
Civic Literacy
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