Greater Williamsburg Association for Volunteer Administration


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On occasion G.W.A.V.A. will post event announcements, grant opportunities and job listings below. Listings are at the discretion of the G.W.A.V.A. executive committee and preference is given to G.W.A.V.A. members. Please email our webmaster should you have an announcement you would like added.

Governor's Awards to Recognize Service Leaders

Nominations are being accepted for the Governor's Volunteerism and Community Service Awards. The awards highlight the efforts of outstanding Virginians who seek to enhance the lives of others in their communities. Honors are given each year to groups, individuals and families whose volunteer and community service efforts exemplify extraordinary volunteer service. Winners will be announced at a ceremony during Volunteer Week in April.

Daily Points of Light Award

Daily Points of Light Award, 1737 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006 - (202) 729-8000. The Daily Points of Light Awards, given each weekday by the Points of Light Foundation.

Jefferson Awards

The Jefferson Awards recognize finalists in various categories who demonstrate outstanding achievement in public service and community service. Each winner receives the Jefferson Award medallion. Apply on-line for national awards; contact local media sponsor for local deadline.

Visit's list of Regional and National Awards for Student Volunteers.

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