College Mentors for Kids is accepting nominations for its Inspire Awards. These awards recognize mentors in the community. The mentor relationship does not have to be “official”, but can happen in an everyday setting outside of formal programs as well. Nominations are due by January 29, 2014. Winners will receive an award as well as media and public recognition at the Inspire Awards Luncheon on Thursday, February 27, 2014. Inspire Award categories include mentors in the following fields:
- Accounting, Legal & Finance
- Business, Retail & Services
- Health & Health Sciences
- Technology, Engineering & Manufacturing
- Education & Nonprofit
- Marketing, Media, and Athletics
- Youth Mentoring (represents an individual in the community mentoring youth)
For more information, the online nomination form, and answers to frequently asked questions about the Inspire Awards, click here.
A growing Indianapolis based nonprofit organization, College Mentors for Kids, pairs more than 1,700 first- through sixth-grade children with 1,900 local college student mentors. College Mentors’ signature mentor program has chapters on 23 college and university campuses in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, New York, and Ohio. Through weekly after-school activities focused on higher education and career, culture and diversity, and community service, mentors help their “Little Buddies” understand the importance of education, show them the benefits to cultural understanding, and teach them ways to give back to their community.
At Transform Consulting Group, we salute College Mentors for Kids for motivating kids and college students to reach their full potential to positively impact the community. For more information on how Transform Consulting Group can help your organization maximize its community impact, contact us today!