The Butler Awards, named in honor of CAN’s first Executive Director, Fred Butler, are awarded to an individual or collaboration that has worked to bring people, organizations, and groups together to collectively address community needs. The focus of the work of the individuals and/or collaborations being recognized must be upon issues that affect community well-being in Austin or Travis County and that further the mission and vision of Community Advancement Network.

Award Categories

Spirit of Collaboration (Organization or Collaborative Initiative) :
Honors an organization or collaborative that has worked to bring together people, organizations, civic, business and/or community groups or initiatives to collectively address community needs in an effective manner, thus improving the health, well-being and safety of the community.

Community Leadership (Individual or Organization):
Honors an individual or organization that exhibits integrity, trust, vision and passion to champion and meaningfully support collaborative efforts aimed at improving the health, well-being and safety of the community.

Bridge Builder (Individual):
Honors an individual who has worked quietly or behind the scenes to bring about positive community change by building “bridges” to unite people or causes, serving as a role model and inspiration to others.

Deadline for Nominations is: November 15, 2019 at 5 p.m.

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* 1. Name of Nominator

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* 2. Nominator's Phone Number 

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* 3. Nominator's Email

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* 4. Name of individual/ organization being nominated

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* 6. How does this individual or collaboration meet the award criteria specified in the above description?

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* 7. If the nomination is for a collaboration, please list the organizations participating in the collaboration and the purpose of the collaboration.

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* 8. If the nomination is for an individual, please be sure to list and describe the community collaborations that they have championed or supported.

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* 9. What is unique or special about what the individual or collaboration has accomplished or contributed?

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* 10. What positive community outcome has resulted from the work of this collaboration or individual?

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