How do I nominate someone for the Tess Canja Innovation Award

Who is this for?

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Anyone interested in nominating an organization for this award.

The Silver Key Coalition Tess Canja Innovation Award is given to social service agencies that work to improve health-related situations for older adults. This award was named in honor of Tess Canja, a lifelong advocate for compassionate elder care.

How to nominate an organization

We are not accepting nominations at this time. We will announce the nomination information for next year's awards in summer 2019.

Nomination guidelines

Awards are given to non-profit in-home service providers for older adults. The top four award winners are selected by a committee of state-wide volunteers based on the creativity, cost effectiveness, replicability and quantified positive impact demonstrated by their innovative approach to service delivery.

The award for first place is $2,000. Second and third place will receive $500.