2012 Annual Programs of Excellence Awards

For the purpose of recognizing program excellence, the NISC Annual Programs of Excellence Awards contest has been designed to honor and promote the outstanding efforts made by senior centers to enhance program offerings to senior adults.

Programs conducted in a senior center between July 1, 2011 and September 30, 2012 are eligible for awards. Judges will look for programs that are innovative, creative and easily replicated.

Due to the potential volume of submissions, each NISC member can submit only ONE entry. You are responsible for selecting the category that best fits your entry. Submitting nominees must be NISC members on the active membership roster.

Completed nomination forms must be received through this link no later than Friday, October 26, 2012. No late entries will be accepted.

Please note – you must be a current member of NISC to submit a nomination.

* 1. Program Title:

* 2. What category best describes your program.

* 3. Please describe your program in 250 words or less.

If your nomination is over 250 words, it will not be considered.

* 4. Narrative of why this program is especially significant and worthy of an award. 100 word maximum

* 5. Number of Staff/Volunteers Required to run program.

* 6. Expenses and Revenues and Net Profit/Loss:

* 7. Your contact information is needed:

* 8. It is required that subjects of quotes, photographs or recordings provide the National Council on Aging, Inc. (the Publisher), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization located in Washington, DC, with formal written consent to use quotes, photographs or recordings.

I consent to the participation of the NISC Annual Awards program and the use of the nomination may be published by the Publisher in print or in electronic publications such as on the Publisher’s Web site and may be released to news media and others in connection with the promotion or publicizing of the activities of the Publisher.

The undersigned agrees to the use of his/her name or likeness and biographical data in connection with this photo/recording and its publication.

The undersigned waives any demand for compensation and relieves The Publisher from all claims arising for the use of this photo/recording.

Award recipients will be notified by December 2012. Award selections are made by a panel of judges and all decisions are final.

If your nomination receives an award, you must designate a representative to present an online informational session on your program.

NISC will recognize the winners on their website and entries will be posted in the NISC Member Resource section.

Thank you for your submission.
NISC Best Practices Committee