The 2022 Wertheimer Youth in Action Award

Nominations are open through 11:59 p.m. on May 31, 2022.

Do you know a special youth who is positively impacting the community by volunteering their own distinctive talents and energies in Frederick County? Nominate that extraordinary youth to receive the 2022 Wertheimer Youth in Action Award. The honoree will receive a $2,000 grant to support a Frederick County nonprofit of their choice. 

  • The nominee must be under 18 years of age and a resident of Frederick County, Maryland.
  • Preference will be given to nominations submitted by persons other than parents or guardians and should be based on your personal knowledge of the youth's volunteer activities and the impact they have made.
  • Nominations should be for an individual only and are not accepted for groups, clubs, or organizations.
  • Please note: individuals only need to be nominated once for consideration.
  • Nominations will only be considered for the 2022 award. 
  • The honoree selected agrees to allow the Community Foundation to use their name, likenesses, photographs, voice, and biographical data for media purposes. 
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