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Award of Excellence

The EKO Award of Excellence is the association’s highest honour, presented to an individual or organization whose work on behalf of Ontario’s child development sector has been extraordinary, and is significantly changing the lives of kids with disabilities and their families across the province. Recipients have made game-changing contributions in the sector, whether in service delivery, policy, education and research, and have achieved a provincial, national and/or international profile for their efforts.

  • Enter all required information on the form
  • Attach your nomination
  • Attach letters of endorsement. One letter of endorsement is required, up to four are permitted.
  • Nomination endorsements can be uploaded as Word documents or PDF.
  • You must choose Submit to complete the nomination before the deadline. The Review Committee will not review draft nominations.

Award of Excellence Nominator Form

Nominator Information


Information about the Nominee:

Please upload endorsement letter/s here. Endorsers can also send their letters directly to EKO by contacting moulton@empoweredkidsontario.ca. Please ask your endorser to note in the subject line: Nomination for the Tribute Award along with the category, and include the nominator and nominee names in the body of the email.

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