Deadline Nears to Nominate Idaho’s Outstanding Volunteers and Philanthropists


For Immediate Release: July 15, 2021
Media Contact: Renee Bade,

Monday, July 19, is the final day to nominate Idaho volunteers and philanthropists for the annual Idaho Philanthropy Day awards. This event honors Idaho citizens and for outstanding contributions to their communities. Three regional virtual events will take place in November to recognize winners from eastern, northern and southwestern Idaho.

The program organizers, Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism and the Idaho Nonprofit Center, encourage community members to nominate their neighbors online at by the deadline.

Categories include:

  • Outstanding Philanthropic Company/Foundation
  • Outstanding Nonprofit
  • Outstanding Adult Philanthropist
  • Outstanding Adult Volunteer – Idaho’s Brightest Star
  • Outstanding Youth

In addition to these categories, the Gov. Ceil D. Andrus Volunteer of the Year award will be presented to a nominee in each region.


Serve Idaho, a division of the Idaho Department of Labor, encourages voluntary public service and volunteerism throughout the state. It administers Idaho’s National Service Program, AmeriCorps, provides technical assistance in volunteer management and celebrates the outstanding contributions of Idaho’s volunteers. The Serve Idaho Commission is funded in part by AmeriCorps the agency the Idaho Department of Labor.