Big Awards

We have so many amazing Bigs and Littles and would love your help in nominating those that you feel are deserving.

To nominate an Adult Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Couple or Big Family:

Nominate an Adult Big of the Year

Criteria to Nominate an Adult Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Couple or Big Family:

  1. The Big must be in a current, active match thru the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MN.
  2. The Big must have been matched with the same Little for at least 2 years.
  3. The match has demonstrated significant impact for the Little.
  4. The match has demonstrated improvements in the Little’s social/emotional state.

We accept nominations year round but nominations are due November 4, 2019 to be reviewed and selected on November 15. The winners receive their awards at our Big Celebration (which typically takes place in March).

Click here to Nominate a Big!

Nominate a High School Big Brother or Big Sister:

Criteria to Nominate a High School Big Brother or Big Sister.

  1. The High School Big must be in a current, active match
  2. The High School Big must have been matched with the same Little for at least 1 year thru the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MN agency.
  3. The match has demonstrated significant impact for the Little.
  4. The match has demonstrated an impact in the Little’s social/emotional improvements.
  5. The High School Big has shown excellence as an advocate for Big Brothers Big Sisters

We accept nominations year round but nominations are due November 4, 2019 to be reviewed and selected on November 15. The winners receive their awards at our Big Celebration (which typically takes place in March).

Click here to Nominate a High School Big!

Nominate a LIttle of the Year

We have so many amazing Littles and would love your assistance in nominating those that you feel are deserving. Each year we have the opportunity to select a Little Brother and Little Sister of the Year and nominate them for the state award.

We accept nominations year round but nominations are due November 4, 2019 to be reviewed and selected on November 15. The winners receive their awards at our Big Celebration (which typically takes place in March).

Click here to Nominate a Little of the Year!

BriAnna Kruzel Growing Up Big Award

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota is accepting nominations for a deserving participant, either a former Little Brother/Sister or former High School Big Brother/Sister, who demonstrates service to the community, character, and integrity.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota established the BriAnna Kruzel Growing Up Big Award to honor BriAnna Kruzel, a former Little Sister and High School Big Sister, who passed away suddenly and unexpectedly in September 2013.

Read more of her story or nominate someone here:

Click here to submit a nomination