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Save the Date to Nominate! The 17th Annual Cafritz Awards are Here!

Contact: Kateryna Pyatybratova
For Immediate Release
Phone: 202-994-5309

As members of the DC community, we are fortunate to have countless examples of public servants who work towards the greater good of this unique city. These often unsung heroes uphold the public interest amid competing interests, pressures, and demands. It is time to publicly recognize their efforts!

The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation is partnering with the George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership and the Government of the District of Columbia for the seventeenth year to recognize and reward outstanding performance and exemplary service by DC Government employees. This year the five winners will each receive a $7,500 cash prize , and one team will receive a $15,000 cash prize !

Nominations for the Cafritz Awards are welcomed from citizens, community and business stakeholders, civic organizations, and government employees. Individuals can submit multiple nominations!

Please support the 17th Annual Cafritz Awards by nominating outstanding DC Government employees or an innovative team!

To learn more about the former winners, the selection criteria, and to nominate, please see our website: and flyer. Please note the nomination deadline is November 30, 2017 .  For those nominated, the deadline to submit an application is January 26, 2018.

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