Sandy Trowbridge Award Form

Submit a nomination for the Sandy Trowbridge Award

Sandy Trowbridge PhotoThe NAM Sandy Trowbridge Award for Excellence in Community Service each year recognizes an NAM-member company that has shown exemplary leadership in serving its community or state, and is an example of the giving spirit of our nation’s manufacturers and businesses. 

The award, a cash donation to the charity of the winner’s choosing, honors former NAM President Sandy Trowbridge for his contributions to American manufacturing and his distinguished career in public service.

Applications for the 2015 award will be distributed in April 2015. To be eligible for the award, a company must be an active member of the NAM and have 1,000 or fewer employees. The winning applicant will have a demonstrated commitment to community service, reflected by company policy, resources and employee participation as well as by a strong relationship with the NAM. The deadline for applications is June 5, 2015.

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What's the name of the company you are nominating for the award? 

Is there a company policy on involvement in community service? 

Is there a company budget for these programs? If yes, what percentage of your annual budget? Do your programs involve primarily financial contributions or primarily volunteer time, or a combination of the two? Does your company donate equipment and materials? 

Do you encourage employee participation in company-sponsored community efforts? If yes, please provide examples, e.g., paid time off, compensatory time, etc. 

Do you sponsor any community/humanitarian programs? If yes, please describe them. 

Has your company participated in other extraordinary community/humanitarian efforts that warrant consideration, e.g., providing shelter in company facilities after a disaster, etc.? 

Does your company have a working relationship with the NAM? If yes, please describe.