Bright Futures USA Community Champion Awards

Nominations are now being
accepted for 2017-2018!

Across our Bright Futures affiliate communities we have thousands of volunteers who dedicate their time, talent and treasure to support our youth. This award provides an opportunity to recognize and thank an affiliate community who has gone above and beyond to serve children in your community.


The following criterion will be used to select the Bright Futures Affiliate of the Year Award...

  • Demonstrates a commitment to meeting any child’s basic needs within 24 hours through the effective utilization of community partnerships, resources and communication tools.
  • Effectively communicates the mission of Bright Futures to the community through effective marketing and communication strategies to ensure clarity of mission.
  • Strategically and intentionally builds leadership capacity through community education and leadership development programming that includes both adults and youth.
  • Clearly demonstrates a commitment to service learning that is supported by the school and community.
The nomination deadline for the 2017-2018 year was October 30, 2017. We look forward to seeing you at the 3rd Annual Evening of Champions on March 1, 2018, in Siloam Springs, AR to see who wins this year's awards.

2017 Affiliate of the Year Award Winner

Bright Futures Harrisonville Harrisonville, Missouri

2017 Affiliate of the Year Award Finalists

Bright Futures Lincoln Lincoln, Arkansas

Bright Futures Neosho Neosho, Missouri

2016 Affiliate of the Year Award Winner

Bright Futures Carl Junction Carl Junction, Missouri