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2nd Annual BCG Awards Nominations Now Open!

BlackCelebrityGiving.com™ is proud to announce the official categories for the 2nd Annual BCG Awards, Honoring Those Who Give Back; Online Voting to take Place January, 2013!

Young, Black and Giving
This BCG Award recognizes young people 18 and under, making change in their respective communities. Through community service, action, nonprofit work and all around promotion of goodwill!

Best Giving Circle
Giving Circles are the best kept secret to giving in our communities! Which giving circles in your community are helping nonprofits reach their goals?

Best Charity Event of the Year
Who threw the best charity event this year? Galas, Carnivals, 5K Walks, Car Washes you name it, what was the event to remember in 2012?

Best Non-Profit PR and Event Planning Firm
Too often the people behind the scenes go un-recognized, but BCG is here to pay homage to the men and women, writing press releases, working nonprofit events and telling the story of our nonprofits!

BCG Best Cause Campaign of the Year
Which causes got you involved this year? This award recognizes cause campaigns designed to create action across the country yielding positive social change.

BCG Change-Maker of the Year ($250 Grant)
Honoring the community leader who is on a mission to change the world! Who in your community is undoubted laser focused on doing good and leading by example? The winner of this award will receive a grant for their cause.

Best Corporate Cause Marketing Campaign
Which corporation did the most for the community in 2012? Know someone who benefited from the generosity of a major corporation? This award recognizes companies for their corporate social responsibility.

BCG Celebrity Giver of the Year
Which celebrity lead the way in doing good in 2012? Who spoke up for the causes, donated money, attended events and did the most good?

BCG Best Nonprofit (Nonprofit of the Year – $1000 Grant)
The BCG Best Nonprofit Award recognizes excellence in service to the community. Each region will have five finalists, the organization with the most votes in each region will be named Best Nonprofit, all finalists in these categories will compete for the National Nonprofit of the Year Award to win a grant for their cause.

Best Nonprofit in the Northeast Region
Best Nonprofit Southeast Region
Best Nonprofit in the Midwest
Best Nonprofit of the Year Southwest Region
Best Nonprofit organization for the Western Region

BCG Rising Star ($250)
The Rising Star Award recognizes nonprofit organizations less than two years old with a promising future. Organizations that are taking the right steps and creating social change along the way! The winner of this award will receive a grant for their cause.

BCG Volunteer of the Year
The BCG Volunteer of the Year is an opportunity for nonprofits around the world to nominate volunteers  and or staff making a difference in their organization. Who’s always first to arrive and last to leave, willing to lend an extra hand and go the extra mile?

BCG Supporters can begin nominating individuals or organizations for the BCG Awards on Friday, November 2nd, 2012. Nominations will be accepted until Monday, December 3rd, 2012.

Prefer to email us your nomination, email BCGAwards@BlackCelebrityGiving.com.

For more information about the BCG Awards stay tuned to BlackCelebrityGiving.com and follow us on Twitter @BlkCelebGiving!

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