Social Impact Lifetime Achievement Award

HCC Hamilton Gives 2024 | Hamilton Chamber of Commerce


Honours an individual who has dedicated their lives to making a transformative impact on our community through their unwavering commitment to Hamilton, leaving behind a lasting legacy of generosity and compassion. 

Individuals must have performed the act for which they are being nominated in a voluntary capacity in the community, over and above those required of them in the performance of their regular professional duties. Or, in the course of their professional activity, have brought outstanding/remarkable attention to the community on a provincial, national or international basis.

Criteria Includes:

• Leadership

• Volunteerism

• Community Benefits

• Commitment

• Good Citizenship

• Hamilton Resident

• Brings awareness of the community outside town boundaries

Nominator must provide:

1. 200-word biography of the Citizen being nominated

2. Three (3) additional letters of support from other members of the community. These can be e-mailed to Katie at: or uploaded in your application. Please no hard copies.

If you have any questions, please e-mail

The award will be presented to the recipient or a designated individual at the event in 2024. All Hamilton Gives winners may be required to participate in media coverage of their respective award.

All documents and information submitted may be utilized to create a brief video presentation which will be shown during the awards ceremony.

Criterion Weight
Leadership 14.3%
Volunteerism 14.3%
Community Benefit 14.3%
Commitment 14.3%
Good Citzenship 14.3%
Hamilton Resident 14.3%
Brings Awareness of Hamilton Outside of City Boundaries 14.2%