The FY 2013 deadline for this program has passed. The FY 2014 nomination materials will be made available approximately 90 days before the deadline. Until then, last year’s materials will remain available for your reference.
Download FY 2013 Instructions (PDF, 37KB)
Download FY 2013 Nomination Form (Fill-in PDF, 131KB)
Visit the National Medals page in our National Initiatives section to learn more about the annual celebration of the National Medal recipients.
The National Medal honors outstanding institutions that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities. Selected institutions demonstrate extraordinary and innovative approaches to public service and exceed the expected levels of community outreach. These organizations have established themselves as community anchor institutions. Recipient institutions are honored at an awards ceremony that is held in Washington, DC.
Nominations should describe:
- the population served and community needs;
- the institution’s programs, services, and partnerships;
- impact and evaluation of programs; and
- financial sustainability.