2023 Generations United Awards

Know a person, program or organization doing outstanding work? Nominate them for a Generations United Award!

The Generations United Awards recognize people, programs and organizations doing innovative and outstanding work in the intergenerational and grandfamilies spaces. 2023 awards are now open for nominations. The deadline to complete the nomination form is Monday, March 6. Interested people and programs are encouraged to self-nominate.

These awards will be presented to their respective winners during the 22nd Global Intergenerational Conference, taking place July 26-28 in Washington, D.C. In addition to the award, the winning people, programs or organizations will receive international recognition through a press release and acknowledgement on Generations United’s website, social media, and weekly newsletter.

The Janet Sainer Grandfamilies Award funded by Brookdale 

Generations United seeks nominations for a relative caregiver or person raised in a grandfamily, a professional, or an organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the field of grandparents and other relatives raising children. Nominate here. 

Intergenerational Innovation Award

Generations United seeks nominations for a team, organization, or community group that has used an innovative approach that brings older and younger participants together to create solutions. (Examples might include but are not limited to intergenerational programs, intergenerational coordinators or councils in state or local governments, intentional multigenerational housing, or an older adult and youth partnering in a unique way to address a community problem). Nominate here.