Arkansas Community Service Awards

About the Awards

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For 39 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 finalists include Jessica Eldred of Melbourne, Allen Farley of Russellville, Renia White of Benton, Evelyn Reed of Benton, Faye Everett of McGhee, and Jan Alman of Little Rock.  The Youth Humanitarian Honoree is Hannah Colford of Maumelle.  The National Service Honoree is AmeriCorps member Jessica Green of Coordinated School Health in Monticello. The Corporate Humanitarian honorees include Comcast of Arkansas and Morgan Stanley Wealth Management of Little Rock.  Our 2014 Distinguished Citizens are Scott and Shayla Copas of Little Rock.  

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Jessica Eldred     Faye Everett
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For additional information about the awards, contact Kimberly Simpson at 501-320-6599.

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.
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Arkansas Community Service Awards | Adult/Youth Nomination Instructions PDF
Arkansas Community Service Awards | Adult/Youth Nomination Form PDF
Arkansas Community Service Awards | Corporate Humanitarian Nomination Instructions PDF
Arkansas Community Service Awards | Corporate Humanitarian Nomination Form​​
Arkansas Community Service Awards | National Service Nomination Form​​ PDF​
Arkansas Community Service Awards | National Service Nomination Instructions​​


Past Arkansas Community Service Award Winners

We're honored to list the past winners of the Arkansas Community Service Awards below.

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ACSA Individual Award Winners listed by City
ACSA Youth Award Winners
ACSA Corporate Award Winners
ACSA Distinguished​ Citizen Award Winners​

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