Nominations for the second Annual Black History Month Community Leaders Awards are currently being accepted by the Governor's Office on Service and Volunteerism. These awards recognize Maryland-based, African American-founded organizations that provide volunteer service to improve Maryland communities for all.

The Nomination Form

Please include contact information for yourself and the organization being nominated in the nomination form. In addition, please describe the organization's volunteer service and accomplishments. To learn more information about the nomination process, visit our website.

Completed nomination forms must be submitted no later than midnight on Friday, January 4, 2019. Late or incomplete submissions will not be reviewed. If you have questions while completing your nomination, contact Lola Abdulai at