Heart of Napa Awards

Where volunteers, nonprofits, and leaders shine.

8th Annual Heart of Napa Awards

$22,500 in awards in six categories, recognizing and honoring Napa County’s outstanding nonprofit volunteers, leaders, and organizations. Review the award categories, below.

Youth nominations deadline extended! New nomination deadline: Tuesday, January 31st, 5:00 PM

Award categories are listed below: 

The Volunteer of the Year Award and $5,000 for the recipient’s nonprofit will be presented to an individual (other than a board member) who has provided exemplary volunteer service to a Napa nonprofit organization.

Sponsored by: Syar Foundation 

The Excellence in Board Leadership Award and $2,500 for the recipient’s nonprofit will be presented to an exceptional volunteer member of a Napa nonprofit board of directors.

Sponsored by: PG&E


The Corporate Community Service Award will be presented to a business that has fostered and encouraged volunteerism and philanthropy among its employees.

Sponsored by: Open

Up to five Youth Volunteer of the Year Awards of $1,000 each will be presented to full-time middle or high school students serving a Napa nonprofit in the community, education, or faith environment.

Sponsored by: Redwood Credit Union

The Excellence in Leadership Award and $5,000 for the recipient’s nonprofit will be presented to an executive director who has demonstrated excellence in leadership and whose vision has inspired meaningful and lasting change benefiting the organization and community.

Sponsored by: Comerica Bank

The Achievement in Nonprofit Excellence Award and $5,000 will be presented to an organization that has demonstrated exemplary service to their constituents.

Sponsored by: Open

Join Us to Celebrate!

Reserve your tables and seats to join us for the 8th Annual Heart of Napa Awards Luncheon at the Napa Valley Expo on Thursday, March 16, 2023. 
Space is limited. Please reserve your tables and seats early.

Thank you Presenting Sponsor

Bank of Marin has served Northern California businesses and the people who run them for more than 30 years, providing insight, guidance and legendary service. Community commitment is one of the Bank’s core values, believing that strong communities benefit everyone. In the words of the Bank’s founder, Bill Murray, “We do well by doing good.”

2022 Award Sponsors

Click here to see last years winners at the 7th Annual Heart of Napa Awards