Nominations Now Open For The 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

February 25, 2020 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Governor's Volunteer Awards. The Governor's Volunteer Awards are administered by the OneStar Foundation, and are an opportunity for the state of Texas to honor those who exhibit excellence in serving their communities.

Nominations are open in nine categories

Governor’s Lone Star Achievement Award

First Lady’s Rising Star Award

Partners in Education Award

Service to Veterans Award

Higher Education Community Impact Award – University     

Higher Education Community Impact Award – Community College

Corporate Community Impact Award

Community Leadership Award

National Service “Make a Difference” Award

To nominate an individual or organization for an award, visit:

To see the descriptions and criteria for each award, visit:

Nominations will close on Thursday, May 14, 2020. Awardees will be honored in the fall at an evening reception at the Governor’s Mansion hosted by Honorary Chair of the Governor’s Volunteer Awards, Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott.