CanDo Spirit Award Nominator Application

The CanDo Spirit Award, part of Napa Valley CanDo’s Give!Guide campaign, celebrates exceptional work performed by one young, full-time employee working in the Napa County nonprofit sector. Applications for this year’s CanDo Spirit Award will be accepted through July 26.

Every nonprofit agency in Napa County, whether they are involved in Napa Valley CanDo’s 2019 Give!Guide or not, is eligible to nominate one outstanding employee.

Since its inception in 2013, the CanDo Spirit Award has been generously sponsored by the Napa Valley Vintners. The winner receives a plaque and a check for $1000. They will be honored at CanDo’s Give!Guide Kickoff Celebration November 7 at the Hampton Inn – Napa. 


Nominees must be age 35 or younger as of November 1, 2019. They must be employed full-time. Full-time is defined as working for a 501(c)3 nonprofit serving Napa County for at least 25 hours per week for one year.

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All applications must be submitted online.

You do not have to complete this application in one sitting. You may save the form and return later to continue working. Alternately, you may print the blank application, answer the questions offline, and use it as a reference as you fill out the online form.

When the application has been completed, we strongly suggest saving a copy for your records.