margaret B. upton

volunteer leadership award

This prestigious lifetime achievement award is presenting to one volunteer in Berrien County who demonstrates:

  • Over 10 years of long-standing volunteer contributions in Berrien County;

  • Diversity of volunteer experience with multiple organizations OR a significant contribution to a single organization;

  • Teamwork and leadership experience;

  • Various levels of volunteer experience including physical, clerical and/or service at the board level.


For the winner of this great honor, $3,500 will be donated to the non-profit organization of his or her choice. The two runner-ups receive $750.

Please fill the form below with your nominee. This is PHASE ONE of the process.  If your nominee is chosen for PHASE TWO - final round, you will be notified and asked for a complete volunteer history and recommendation letters

Nomination Deadline: May 11th

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A selection committee of past award-winners will review the letters and narrow-down the candidates for a second round of review. 
If your nominee is chosen to proceed to the second round you will be contacted for additional information.