The award honors current City of Dayton workers at any level of the organization who display excellence and dedication in their career as a City employee. Other civic and community involvement may also be considered. Award winners receive $300 from an endowment established by the Cline family through The Dayton Foundation.
To be eligible, nominees must be a current full-time or permanent part-time employee with a minimum of two years of employment with the City of Dayton. Citizens and City employees may nominate individuals for this award. Winners will be selected by a team of judges representing The Dayton Foundation and the City of Dayton.
Nomination forms are available at daytonohio.gov/clineaward. Forms are also available at Dayton City Hall (101 W. Third St., Office of the City Manager, second floor). Completed forms may be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to: Office of Public Affairs/ City of Dayton/101 W. Third St./Dayton OH 45402.
Nominations forms must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21.
The Joseph T. Cline Awards Fund was established in 1984 at The Dayton Foundation by Carolynne H. Cline, daughter of the late Joseph T. Cline, a civic activist and longtime supporter of the City of Dayton.
The Dayton Foundation is the regional community foundation for greater Dayton. Since 1921, the Foundation has helped people to help others, managing charitable funds that have provided over 225,000 grants totaling more than a half-billion dollars to non-profit organizations. More information about The Dayton Foundation is available at daytonfoundation.org.