WRPA Citation of Merit Awards: Organizational

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The Citation of Merit Award recognizes individuals and organizations for their significant contributions to the field of park and recreation. The Citation of Merit - Organization Award honors an organization that has contributed to the field of parks and recreation in Washington State.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The organization must be based in Washington State and have operated for a minimum of five years.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Demonstrated commitment to the field of parks and recreation.
  • Helped to address unique, critical or other unmet parks and recreation needs.

Nomination Process

  • Complete an online nomination form where you will be asked to provide the following information:
    • Contact information for nomination
    • Name of the organization, years the organization has been in operation and if the organization is a WRPA member
    • A description of the organization's contributions to the field of parks and recreation
    • A description of how the organization has helped to address unique, critical or other unmet parks and recreation needs
  • Email the following items to the WRPA office:
    • Two letters of recommendation

  • In your confirmation email, you will receive a link to upload a maximum of three photos or graphics to the WRPA office for the award category you are applying for. Be sure to name your files with 'Citation of Merit - (Name of Organization)'

  • Video footage is highly encouragedIn your confirmation email, you will receive a link to upload a maximum of one video to the WRPA office for the award category you are applying for to be no more than 2-min. Be sure to name your files with 'Citation of Merit - (Name of Organization)'
Return to Awards Page to Nominate