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Newcomer Recognition Awards

The Newcomer Recognition Awards celebrates the contribution of immigrants living in Simcoe County and the organizations and businesses supporting enhanced opportunities for a growing and changing demography.

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Pour tout renseignement sur cet évènement et pour obtenir les documents en français contactez-nous à: sclip@simcoe.ca

Sponsor the Newcomer Recognition Awards

The evening of celebration is fully sponsored by businesses, and community partners. The Simcoe County Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) welcomes financial sponsorship to support the awards.

As a sponsor you will be making a contribution towards establishing Simcoe County as a welcoming and inclusive place for newcomers. Through sponsorship you will have the opportunity for public recognition as a contributing partner.

Watch our Sponsorship video.

For more information about sponsoring download the sponsorship package:FINAL - Newcomer Recognition Awards Sponsorship Package 2019.pdf

Nominate an Individual, an organization and/or a business

You can now nominate individuals , organizations and/or businesses in 12 categories.

To help you fill out a nomination form, please find a sample application form here:NCRA_Sample_Application.pdf

Watch our nomination video.

1. Celebrate individual achievements in your communities:

    • Community Champion Award
      An individual who strengthens community awareness about, and advocates for, newcomer equity and the celebration of cultural diversity in Simcoe County.
      Click on the following link to download the nomination form: Newcomer Recognition Form individual application form 2019.pdf

    • Immigrant Artist Award
      An immigrant whose art has been recognized with a degree of excellence or with outputs considered to be of high quality. An artist who has positively impacted or contributed to the art of others and has positively promoted the immigrant experience.
      Click on the following link to download the nomination form: Newcomer Recognition Form individual application form 2019.pdf

2. Nominate a young leader:

    • Youth Community Champion Award
      A youth 25 years of age or younger who strengthens community awareness about, and advocates for, newcomer equity and the celebration of cultural diversity in Simcoe County.
      Click on the following link to download the nomination form: Newcomer Recognition Form individual application form 2019.pdf

3. Recognize business or organization achievements:

4. Nominate a local school:

    • Multiculturalism through Education
      A Simcoe County school that consistently incorporates multiculturalism in one or more of the following:
      • Planning and/or policy development
      • Curriculum
      • Community relations
      • School culture

Click on the following link to download the nomination form:Newcomer Recognition Form School application form 2019.pdf

    • Multiculturalism through Education
      A Simcoe County educator that consistently incorporates multiculturalism in one or more of the following:
      • Planning and/or policy development
      • Curriculum
      • Community relations
      • School culture

Click on the following link to download the nomination form: Newcomer Recognition Form Educator application form 2019.pdf

For more information about nomination criteria, please click here:Newcomer Recognition Awards criteria_2019.pdf

Additional Downloads:

Rules & Regulations: Newcomer Recognition Awards rules and regulations_2019.pdf

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the local immigration partnership through: sclip@simcoe.ca.