Announcement, CCEDNet

CCEDNet’s 5th Annual Stronger Together Awards!

April 6, 2023

The Stronger Together Award celebrates individual and organizational members who have made exceptional contributions to Community Economic Development and/or who have provided outstanding leadership to CCEDNet in achieving our vision of sustainable, equitable and inclusive communities directing their own futures.

It is our honour to highlight the resilience, impact, and achievements made by our member network. We warmly invite CCEDNet members to nominate their peers.  The deadline to submit nominations is May 7, 2023 by 11:59 pm PST. 

The 2023 Stronger Together Award recipients will be celebrated at the 24th Annual General Meeting on June 8, 2023. 

Next Steps:

  1. Please read the following criteria, nomination process and selection process information on this page before submitting your nomination.
  2. Please complete the Nomination Form in its entirety and submit
  3. Please submit a signed copy of the Nominee Consent Form to Adriana Zylinski at  under the subject heading [Stronger Together Awards – “Name of Nominee”] and indicate that you have also submitted the nomination form.


The nominees must be CCEDNet members in good standing for at least 1 year and demonstrate leadership in advancing Community Economic Development.  The Stronger Together Awards Selection Committee will be interested in how the nominee’s achievements have impacted the field of Community Economic Development, inspired further action, and/or benefited communities served.  Achievements, peer collaborations, outcomes, or innovations that demonstrate nominee leadership or commitment will be considered.

Nomination Process

Nominations can be made by any individual or organizational member in good standing that is not on the Stronger Together Award Selection Committee.  Former award recipients may not be nominated again; however, previous nominees may be.

Selection Process

The Stronger Together Award Selection Committee, composed of Board members, and CCEDNet staff, will review the nomination forms and select the award recipient(s). 

The committee will evaluate and score the nominees based on the completed written content of the nomination form and an assessment of merit.  


If you have any questions or need support in sending your nomination, please contact Adriana Zylinski at .