Annual Awards Nominations

Each year, LIFEDesigns celebrates and recognizes the talents and abilities of staff, customers, and volunteers with our Annual Awards Celebration. The celebration this year will be in April. We’re in the process of confirming a date and location for the event. We’ll provide updated information as soon as possible.

Award nominations will be accepted until Monday, March 20th, 2017 5:00 pm. You can use the submission forms below (click on Leadership, Innovation, Foundation, or Excellence) or print the appropriate form (available on each page).

All forms are Due by Monday, March 20, 2017 by 5:00 pm.
Fax: (812) 332-1186
Mail: Attn: Development, 200 E. Winslow Rd., Bloomington, IN 47401

Awards will be presented April 20, at 6:00 PM at our “Academy” Awards Banquet. Please try to make the dinner if you nominate someone! Event will be held at KRC Banquets & Catering at 5660 W. State Rd. 46, Bloomington, IN 47404. RSVP on our Facebook Event Page or call (812) 332-9615.

Award Qualifications and Guidelines

All of our awards recognize people who embody the vision and values of L.I.F.E. One award for employees and one for customers will be presented in each category: Leadership, Innovation, Foundations, and Excellence. One special award will be given to one employee and one customer chosen from the pool of all nominations, which will be the L.I.F.E. Award. To be eligible for an award, the person nominated must have been either a customer, employee, or volunteer of LIFEDesigns for at least 6 months, and awards recognize achievements made in 2016. All employees must be up to date with training, and in good standing with Human Resources requirements to qualify.

Leadership in person centered services that lead to jobs, homes and full community lives. Nominate someone for this award who shows leadership in the areas of employment, housing, or developing independence in others or themselves.

Innovation in service delivery to adapt to current and future industry changes. Nominate someone for this award who exhibits inspirational strategies and helps reduce barriers.

Foundation for new initiatives and continued growth. Nominate someone for this award who exemplifies the qualities that foster independence and community integration: teaching advocating, and networking.

Excellence in workforce development that stays and grows with us. Nominate someone for this award who demonstrates commitment to LIFEDesigns‘ positive community reputation and quality of services.

Volunteer Award L.I.F.E. Embodies all qualities in Leadership, Innovation, Foundation, and Excellence, and displays dedication to LIFEDesigns mission and our customers.

Questions about submitting an award? Contact the awards committee by email or by phone (812) 332-9615 or (800) 875-9615.