Deadline: Nomination Period will be open every year during the period of July 1st- July 31st. Nominations submitted after July 31st will not be accepted.
The award is presented every October, during the proclamation signing event for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Carefully review the following requirements to determine whether the individual or team you wish to nominate is eligible for an award.
If the individual, team, or program you wish to nominate meets these requirements, please review the submission guidelines prior to initiating your nomination.
1. Essential information.
Note: If you are nominating a program or team, please provide the name and email address of the individual(s) who would accept the award on behalf of the group.
2. Nomination Form: In the space provided, please summarize the nominee’s accomplishments and your reason for nominating this individual in 100 words or less.
3. Nomination letter. Each nomination form must be accompanied by a signed letter that reflects as much as you know about the nominee’s accomplishments and services in supporting victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Make sure that your letter answers all the questions asked in the criteria. Your nomination letter should include your title, affiliation, and mailing and e-mail addresses.
Please describe how the nominee meets the following criteria:
No anonymous nominations will be accepted.
Letters of support for the nomination may be submitted as additional information.
If you have any questions, please contact DVCC Staff at DVCC_Information@state.de.us
Download the nomination form from this page.