Frederick County Sustainability Commission Seeking Applications for Sustainability Awards

Awards Program Recognizes Individuals, Students/Student Groups, Nonprofits, and Commercial Enterprises

FREDERICK, Md. – The Frederick County Sustainability Commission is accepting applications for its 2022 Sustainability Awards to recognize individuals and organizations in Frederick County that have made outstanding contributions in helping the county advance sustainability efforts. Awards are based on leadership, innovation, and success in sustainability. Awards are available to (a) Individuals (non-students), (b) Students/Student Groups, (c) Nonprofits, (d) Commercial Enterprises (50 or fewer employees), and (e) Commercial Enterprises (over 50 employees).

Examples of outstanding efforts include, but are not limited to, implementing energy efficiency, encouraging renewable energy, improving air and water quality, reusing and recycling, and/or supporting a sustainable quality of life.

Applications are reviewed by the Frederick County Sustainability Commission.

Self-applications or nominations of others accepted. Application forms are due July 8, 2022. Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to

Copies of the forms are available at

For more information, contact Ms. Ashbacher at 301-600-6864 or by emails at


The Frederick County Sustainability Commission represents the natural environment’s critical relevance in making community decisions that will sustain for all time a healthy, abundant, affordable and inspiring place to live and work.