Individual award categories

Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Family Award (MB)

The Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Family Award promotes family volunteering across Manitoba and recognizes an outstanding family that has dedicated their time and resources to giving back to Manitobans. The recipient will be a Manitoba family who has demonstrated outstanding and consistent caring for the improvement of the community around them.

Lieutenant Governor's Make a Difference Community Awards (MB)

The Lieutenant Governor's Make a Difference Community Awards recognize individuals for their exceptional contributions to the community through voluntary service. Having spent many years in the voluntary sector, Her Honour, The Honourable Janice C. Filmon, C.M., O.M., Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, celebrates volunteerism as one of the pillars of a strong society and recognizes that service to others is a major component of a healthy community.

The first level of the award is the Lieutenant Governor's Make a Difference Community Award. This award is presented to six individuals from throughout the province of Manitoba. From these recipients, one will be chosen to receive the Lieutenant Governor's Vice-Regal Volunteer Award.

Premier's Volunteer Service Awards (MB)

The Premier's Volunteer Service Awards were established by the Premier's office, in partnership with Volunteer Manitoba, to honour the efforts and dedication of outstanding volunteers in Manitoba; and recognize and encourage the valuable services performed by volunteers throughout the province.

Past recipients of the award have served their communities by conscientiously performing one or more volunteer activities over a period of years; or taking unusual initiative to identify and solve a critical problem or meet a specific need; or organizing and directing an activity which has a great impact on the community; and inspiring the spirit of volunteerism in others.

Mayor's Volunteer Service Awards (Wpg)

City of Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman invites you to nominate deserving individuals or community groups for the Mayor's Volunteer Service Awards. The Mayor's Volunteer Service Awards were created to honour individuals, agencies and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the City of Winnipeg through volunteer service

Association for Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) Community Leadership Award (MB)

The Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) Community Leadership Award honours individuals and groups who donate their time to advance community-driven, innovative and sustainable solutions to their municipality's most pressing challenges. Effective community leaders are dedicated to advancing and uplifting the voices of their community, and they are able to achieve unlikely things in the presence of great challenges and obstacles. The AMM Community Leadership Award celebrates the invaluable contributions and dedication of volunteers in communities across Manitoba.

William Norrie Arts & Culture Volunteer Award (MB)

Volunteer Manitoba is proud to present this new award, which recognizes the incredible contribution volunteers make to multiple arts & culture organizations throughout Manitoba. The William Norrie Arts & Culture Volunteer Award celebrates volunteers across Manitoba who donate their time to advancing the arts and cultural sector, whether through a leadership role or on the front lines of programs and festivals across the province. Arts and cultural organizations play a significant role in the health, well-being, social inclusion and connection of Manitobans, and many show their support for these organizations by donating their time as volunteers.

CTV Champion of Mental Health Volunteer Award (MB)

The CTV Champion of Mental Health Volunteer Award is presented by CTV Winnipeg to an individual or group in Manitoba that has made a significant contribution in the following areas: Reducing the stigma experienced by people with a mental illness; providing supports or services to people living with a mental illness, their families and/or caregivers; advocating for issues related to mental health (including individual needs, family needs, service delivery and systemic issues); and advancing awareness in the area of mental illness/health research.

The IG Wealth Management Financial Confidence Champion Award (MB)

The IG Wealth Management Financial Confidence Champion Award is given to a volunteer who has demonstrated a commitment to providing exceptional financial education in their community. It recognizes a volunteer who has gone above and beyond in promoting financial literacy, is mentoring new volunteers and/or showing a dedication to building the capacity of an organization.

RBC Bright Future Award (MB)

RBC has established the RBC Bright Future Award to be given out at Volunteer Manitoba's annual Volunteer Awards Dinner. The award recognizes individuals or groups who have volunteered their time to help youth (ages 13-29) overcome barriers and prepare for success in the areas of career readiness and future readiness.

Spark Outstanding Pro Bono Consultant Award (Winnipeg)

The Spark Outstanding Pro Bono Consultant Award will go to an individual or company who has shown themselves to be a leader in the community, providing pro bono services to Winnipeg's community development and community economic development organizations through the completion of a successful match (or matches) facilitated by Spark.

Manitoba Real Estate Association (MREA) Shelter Foundation Award (MB)

The MREA Shelter Foundation Award, created by REALTORS® in Manitoba, recognizes volunteers who are deeply committed to supporting shelter-related causes. Manitoba REALTORS® recognize that shelter is a vital component of our communities and understand that structured fundraising and philanthropy are beneficial to community development. Therefore, the Manitoba Real Estate Association Shelter Foundation Award was created to recognize the vital contributions volunteers make to support non-profits and charities that are devoted to shelter-related causes.