Impacting Iowans Award

Impacting Iowans Award

Eligibility: All ISU and County paid Extension and Outreach faculty and staff
Number awarded: One
Award: $100/ value per individual or up to $500/ value per team effort
Purpose: The purpose of this award is to recognize work that positively affects a variety of environments in Iowa. The work must be in the area of economic development, social improvement, work with families, or environmental stewardship. The nominated work must be clear in its articulation, documentation, and measurement of impacts. This award is presented at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Annual Conference.
Award Criteria:

  • affects Iowa's economy, social, or natural environments in a positive way
  • articulates, documents, and measures impacts relating to condition or behavior change

The deadline for the 2021 Impacting Iowans Award nomination is February 10, 2021, 12:00 p.m. (noon), and all nominations should be sent to Linda Young at

Nominations are reviewed by ISU Extension and Outreach before submission to the VPEO and announced at the ISU Extension and Outreach Annual Conference in March. Nominators are notified by February 28. Only nominators receive notice of unsuccessful nominations.

Impacting Iowans - ASSESSMENT RUBRIC.docx

Impacting Iowans - SAMPLE NOMINATION.pdf