Thank You for Applying

Thank you for your interest in applying for the DOVIA-LA Excellence in Volunteer Leadership Award.

DOVIA-LA prides itself on providing quality professional development opportunities for volunteer managers throughout Los Angeles County. This award is designed to showcase one organization’s volunteer program that excel at all levels; those that leverage organizational support, push boundaries, do great work, and create broad impact.


The organization selected for this award will be honored at the DOVIA-LA Annual Education Day on September 26th, 2014 with an award and $250 towards their volunteer program. This organization will also be featured on the DOVIA-LA website and through other social media outlets.


Eligible applicants must be organizations with DOVIA-LA membership in good standing.


A complete application includes two components:

1. A brief narrative application available in this survey
2. A letter of support from a senior staff member or CEO of the organization to be emailed to


The deadline to submit both components of the application is September 12th, 2014. The DOVIA-LA Board of Directors will review all applications and select award recipient. Applicants will be notified the following week.


For any questions or concerns regarding scholarship requirements or deadlines, please contact us at