Champions for Change Awards

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A partnership program between the Office of Sustainability and Healthy Gators, the annual Champions for Change Awards recognize individuals and groups in the UF community who have made significant contributions in the areas of sustainability or health & wellness during their time at UF.

The nomination period for the 2022 Champions for Change Awards has been extended to March 2nd, 2022. Award nominations can be submitted online using the nomination form! View recipients from previous years below.

Nomination Categories:

  • Sustainability: Can encompass efforts made in the areas of waste reduction, water/energy conservation, social equity, outreach/engagement, academics, green teams, etc.
  • Health and Well-being: Can include efforts made in the areas of physical, social, spiritual, or emotional well-being.

Nominations are judged based upon the uniqueness of the achievement, the level of effort required, the commitment to sustaining the achievement, and the significance for personal growth or the impact of the achievement on the UF community. To qualify, the group or individual’s achievement must have taken place within the last 2 years at UF and the group or individual cannot have already received a Champions for Change Award within the past 3 years.


Read more about previous winners: