About the Awards
For 37 years the Arkansas Community Service Awards have recognized individuals and businesses for their dedication and commitment to supporting volunteerism throughout Arkansas. The awards are sponsored by the Department of Human Services-Division of Community Service and Nonprofit Support(DCSNS), KARK Channel 4, The Governor’s Office, and Duncan Law Firm
Congratulations to the 2014 Arkansas Community Service Awards individual honorees Mary Lynn; Ed Merck; Dr. Mike Reynolds; Crystal Strom; Jenny Johnston; Lucy Bawell; Youth Humanitarian Saxon Smith; AmeriCorps Anna Bradshaw; Small Corporate Humanitarian HP Enterprise Services; Large Corporate Humanitarian Northrop Grumman; and Distinguished Citizen J. Thomas May. Click the photos beloew to see more on the 2014 finalist!
For additional information about the awards, contact 501-320-7540.
2016 Nomination Guidelines and Forms
Nominate someone for the 2016 Arkansas Community Service Awards! Do you know an individual, a business or an outstanding youth who you feel exemplifies the volunteer spirit in Arkansas?
We are now accepting nominations year-round and each month a finalist will be chosen. Get your nominations in early to give your nominee more chances to be a monthly winner! The Winners will be eligible to be recipients for the 2016 awards.
Award categories include:
- Individual Candidate Award: age 21 and up
- Youth Humanitarian: 21 and under (must not turn 21 before July 2016)
- National Service Humanitarian
- Corporate Humanitarian: Small Corporate 50 or less employees & Large Corporate 51 or more employees
Download the guidelines and forms below. Both nomination instructions and form must be completed.
Past Arkansas Community Service Award Winners
We're honored to list the past winners of the Arkansas Community Service Awards below.