uwcore logo

2023 Bhayana Award Nominations

news image

We are excited to announce that nominations for the 2023 Bhayana Awards are now open! The Awards are multi-dimensional and honour the work of non-profit or social sector staff. Categories include Leadership, Innovation, Partnership, and Community Building.

These awards are only possible thanks to the generous support of Raksha M. Bhayana and the Bhayana Family Foundation. All award recipients will be invited to the award event on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 and winners will receive a monetary $1,000 award.


  • Nominations must be submitted by two colleagues of the nominee(s).
  • Nominations will be accepted until 4 p.m. on November 3, 2023.
  • Winners will be selected by a panel including staff and volunteers.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to all full-time and part-time staff who work at least 20 hours a week at a registered non profit social service organization that has received funding from United Way.
  • Nominations must be for achievements and activities during the 2023 year.
  • Peer-to-peer nominations only, with a focus on non-executive positions.
  • An organization can only nominate one individual or team per category.
  • An individual or team cannot be nominated in multiple categories for the same achievement.
  • Family members of nominators are ineligible.

Up to 5 total awards will be reserved for recipients of grassroots organizations with fewer than 20 employees or organizations representing equity deserving organizations.

More details here!

Blog post to share on platforms social about the Awards

View full release
  • Date

    Oct 20, 2023

  • By

    United Way of Calgary and Area


Sign up for the Healthy Aging CORE Alberta e-news to keep up-to-date with activity from the platform and the Community-Based Seniors Services (CBSS) sector across the province.

Learn More
First Name *
Last Name *
E-mail *
Organization *