AL!VE Impact Awards - Sponsored by Better Impact


As volunteer engagement professionals, we make volunteerism happen. We leverage the skills and passions of our volunteers to help meet our organization’s mission and we keep a diverse group of volunteers motivated, happy and engaged.

We are thrilled to announce that we are launching a national award program in partnership with Better Impact.  The Impact Awards will recognize the work of volunteer engagement professionals in the USA.  Nominations are being accepted until September 14, 2019 and will be awarded live during our Hybrid Conference on October 22 & 23, 2019.  Recipients can also be recognized on International Volunteer Managers Day on November 5, 2019.  

Through the generous financial sponsorship of Better Impact (, three individuals will be selected to receive $500, $250, and $125, respectively.

Download an information sheet here.

Emerging Leader Award - for volunteer engagement professionals who have been in the field for 1-7 years.  Nomination form here.

Exemplary Leader Award - for volunteer engagement professionals who have been in the field for more than seven years and in recognition of their contributions to the field as mentors, leaders, trainers, and advocates. Nomination form here.

Nominations are open now and close September 14, 2019.  

  • Self Nominations are accepted.
  • Award recipients and nominators are not anonymous.  
  • Current AL!VE Board Members are not eligible for nomination.
  • 2019 recipients agree to serve on the 2020 award panel. 
  • Cash awards will be issued upon completion of the award form and prize funds will be disbursed by AL!VE.
  • Recipients will submit a follow up report on how the award was used.
After reviewing the nomination form and you have questions, please contact us.

Thank you to our sponsor !