2009 ARIZONA CARDINALS COMMUNITY QUARTERBACK AWARD PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

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1 2009 ARIZONA CARDINALS COMMUNITY QUARTERBACK AWARD PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Arizona Cardinals Community Quarterback Award recognizes outstanding volunteers in the state of Arizona ages 13 and up. A panel of community leaders will determine the award recipients and award a total of $20,000 to the charitable organizations they serve. This program honors individuals who exemplify leadership, dedication, and commitment to improving the communities in which they live through volunteerism. ELIGIBILITY & REQUIREMENTS Arizona residents ages 13 and up are eligible to apply. Applicants must be no younger than 13 years of age by January 1 st, Individuals may nominate themselves or others for the 2009 Community Quarterback Award. Applicants must be a volunteer at a 501c3 non-profit organization (school, youth center, church or non-profit service agency, ect). The non-profit organization must agree to accept any grant monies awarded from the Community Quarterback Award Program on the nominee s behalf and allocate as needed to the program in which the volunteer is supporting. Please contact Sheldon Caldwell-Meeks in the Arizona Cardinals Community Relations Department at (602) or with questions or requests for additional information. ed nominations will NOT be accepted. All applications must be postmarked no later than MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23 rd, ATTN: COMMUNITY QUARTERBACK AWARD Arizona Cardinals Community Relations 8701 S. Hardy Dr. Tempe, AZ 85284

2 2009 Instructions: Please read and complete the application form below in full. Nominee Information First and Last Name: Address: Mailing Address: Telephone: Name of Non-profit (501c3) organization: Tax ID #: Mailing address of Non-profit (501c3) organization: Phone # of Non-profit (501c3) organization: Description of Non-profit (501c3) organization: DEADLINE: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23 rd, 2009 Arizona Cardinals Community Relations 8701 South Hardy Drive Tempe, Arizona fax

3 2009 Instructions: Please read and complete the application form below in full. Nominator Information If you are nominating yourself, please write self in the name box. First and Last Name: Address: Mailing Address: Telephone: How long have you know the nominee? In what capacity do you know the nominee? DEADLINE: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23 rd, 2009 Arizona Cardinals Community Relations 8701 South Hardy Drive Tempe, Arizona fax

4 2009 Description of Nominee s Volunteer Work This section must be completed in full. Please describe the nominee s work as a volunteer. Discuss the capacity in which the nominee has served and the length/duration of service. How has the nominee improved the lives of others in the community through his/her volunteer work? Please describe why the service(s) provided have been needed and what impact they have had.

5 Description of Nominee s Volunteer Work (cont.) 2009 In what ways has the nominee demonstrated a strong commitment to community service? Please provide specific examples of ways in which the nominee has shown extraordinary dedication to improving the community in which he/she lives through volunteerism. What sets the nominee apart and makes him/her deserving of recognition? What challenges has the nominee faced in his/her volunteer work? Please feel free to attach one additional page if there is anything else that you would like to tell us about your nominee. Please include first and last name of nominee on attached sheet.

6 2009 ARIZONA CARDINALS COMMUNITY QUARTERBACK AWARD CHECKLIST I have carefully read the Community Quarterback Award program eligibility requirements. I have written down all of the required nominee and nominator information. I have completed the Community Quarterback Award program application form in full. My community partner has agreed to accept any grant monies awarded from the Community Quarterback Award Program on the nominee s behalf and allocate as needed to the program in which the volunteer is supporting. I have mailed or faxed all required documents to the Arizona Cardinals Community Relations Department no later than Monday, November 23 rd, 2009 at the following address ATTN: COMMUNITY QUARTERBACK AWARD Arizona Cardinals Community Relations 8701 S. Hardy Dr. Tempe, AZ DEADLINE: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23 rd, 2009 Arizona Cardinals Community Relations 8701 South Hardy Drive Tempe, Arizona fax