2021 Nomination Form

Nomination Guidelines

  • Only an individual community, group of communities, county, parish or similar non-state-level local government entity that is home to an active military installation can be nominated.
  • The nomination must be submitted by an ADC community member in good standing that represents either: (1) the entity being nominated or (2) a portion of the entity for a regional submission.
  • States and private sector organizations are not eligible to submit nominations.
  • By submitting a nomination, you are committing to participating in the program and the activities described in the final part of the nomination form.

Nomination Details

  • Join the informational call on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 2 p.m. ET. Email dorlandini@defensecommunities.org for instructions on how to join the Zoom call.
  • Please fill out the nomination form completely. Incomplete nominations will not be considered.
  • You will receive an email confirmation within two business days of receipt of your nomination.
  • Should additional information for the nomination be required, ADC will contact the nominator.
  • The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, February 5, 2021.
  •         ADC will notify the nominators/nominees of its decision by mid-February. 

Nomination Form

  • Part 1: Contact Info

  • Part 2: Community Overview

  • Part 3: Community Support

  • Part 4: Community Alignment with ADC's 2021 Priorities

    ADC has set five key priorities for the year. Of the five, two of these priorities are "quality of life" related -- Address Racism & Inequality in Our Communities and Respond and Recover from the COVID-19 Pandemic. View the full 2021 priorities document here.

  • Program Participation Acknowledgement and Consent:

  • • Special announcement in February 2021 and national media release.
    • Virtual or in-person outreach in your local community to spread the word of the recognition.
    • Availability to participate (virtually or in-person) in segments or interviews during ADC events throughout the year.
    • Ability to contribute video footage or participate in Zoom recorded interviews that will be shown at ADC events throughout the year.
    • Reception and special focus on GADC communities at Installation Innovation Forum (slated for fall 2021, and dependent on COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings).
    • Selected communities will be highlighted in a feature story in the 2021 edition of America’s Defense Communities magazine.

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