About the Buenger Award

The award honors a person or group of persons who best exemplify a commitment to ensuring all children and youth succeed academically. The recipient must show extraordinary leadership, commitment or involvement in helping children, schools or districts as they strive toward academic excellence.

Eligibility and Instructions

  • Individual must have served as a volunteer (in a non-paid position) in a program, initiative or school that is driving toward academic excellence.
  • Award may be offered to individuals or groups volunteering at administrative or strategy levels OR individuals volunteering with individual students.
    • Service at the strategy or administrative levels might include board leadership, advocacy, community engagement, fundraising, etc.
    • Service at the individual child level might include volunteering within the classroom, tutoring or offering support to academic-based afterschool programs.
  • Open to any school district or agency in the United Way of Greater Cincinnati service region.

For questions or for more information, please e-mail volunteer@uwgc.org.

Nomination Form