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2016 Rhody Awards: Call for Nominations

2016 Call for Nominations
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Rhode Island’s two leading statewide historic preservation organizations—the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission and Preserve Rhode Island—will present Rhode Island Historic Preservation Awards at the Preservation Celebration this September 27th.  The awards will honor great preservation achievements, people who make a difference in their communities, and projects that inspire others to protect Rhode Island’s special places.


>The nomination deadline is Friday, May 20, 2016. Deadline extended to Friday, June 3, 2016.
>Nominations must be for projects, programs, and activities in Rhode Island.
>Projects must have been completed after January 1, 2015.
>Nominations of properties owned by others must include a letter of permission from the owner.


Service Awards
__ Antoinette F. Downing Volunteer Award: To an indvidual volunteer preservationist who has made a contribution through a lifetime of effort or through a single significant project.
__ Frederick C. Williamson Professional Award: To professional individual or organization which has made a contribution over a period of years or through a single significant project.
__ Stephen J. Tyson Sr. Artisan Award to an individual who has contributed to the field of preservation through exemplary restoration skills over a period of years or through a single significant project

Historic Preservation Awards
To historical/preservation societies, private individuals or families, businesses, or municipalities for outstanding contributions in the areas of:
__ Homeowner Award for the dedication of time, energy, and resources by homeowners who restore their historic home
__ Historic Preservation Project Award for the outstanding restoration of historic buildings and/or sites
__ Preservation is Green Award for projects that successfully take a sustainable approach to preserving historic places
__ Community Award for neighborhood groups and municipalities that successfully implement community preservation and planning programs that are innovative, comprehensive, or particularly responsive to local character and issues
__ Education and Advocacy Award for educational initiatives or efforts that raise awareness and mobilize support for historic places
__ Stewardship Award for the exemplary long-term preservation of one or more historic buildings or landscapes

-----------------Nomination Form-----------------

Nominated individual, Organization, Project or Program
Street Address:        City, State, Zip:      

Nominator’s Contact Information
Street Address:        City, State, Zip:      
Day phone:              Evening phone:      
Cell phone:              Email:      

Enclosed (check as required):
__ summary of person’s achievements with dates       __ project dates and story
__ contact information for all team members              __ cd or photographs
__ summary of property significance

Send nominations to:
Rhody Awards | RIHPHC | 150 Benefit St. | Providence, RI 02903

or email nomination with attachments to Sarah Zurier

or fax to: (401)222-2968

Deadline: Friday, May 20, 2016. Deadline extended to Friday, June 3, 2016.