KPU's Community Impact Award

2024 Recipients
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KPU celebrates our previous recipients and welcomes nominations for a new recipient of the KPU Community Impact Award

Congratulations and Thank you to the 2024 Recipients - 
Surrey Board of Trade

Congratulations and Thank you to the 2023 Recipients -  
City of Richmond Parks Department

Congratulations and Thank you to the 2022 Recipients -  
The Surrey Anti-Gang Family Empowerment (SAFE) program and
The Network to Eliminate Violence in Relationships (NEVR)

Intent: To recognize individuals and organizations who are strong partners of KPU and making a difference in regional communities of relevance to KPU.

These awards offer an opportunity to thank our community partners and highlight exemplary partnerships which support KPU’s vision: ‘By thinking and acting together, we transform lives and empower positive change.’

Nominations can be submitted at any time during the year.  The deadline for nominations each year will be 11AM on the second Monday in February. Presented annually, the Community Impact Award is made possible through KPU’s Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic. 


  • January/February – Call for nominations        
  • February – Nominations submitted
  • March – Award finalist announced and confirm acceptance of award
  • March / April – Publicized through KPU communications channels

Typically, nominations are made for organizations, rather than individuals.  These organizations have typically been involved with KPU faculty, staff, students or alumni in the past year, or two.  Nominations are routinely submitted by KPU faculty, staff, students, and/or alumni.  For questions, please email:

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