Honoring the People Making a Rural Difference

Nominate a 2021
Community Star

If you know of a person, coalition, or organization that meets any or all the following criteria, we invite you to honor them by nominating them to be a 2021 Community Star!   

1. Innovative

Cultivates a vital, innovative rural health landscape and infrastructure 

2. Demonstrates Leadership

Develops leadership capacity to grow rural population health and health equity  

3. Grows Rural Programs

Builds capacity for rural data-driven program planning and decision making 

4. Mission-driven

Contributes to rural health innovation, education, collaboration, and communication  

2021 community stars

Nominations Now Open Through August 2, 2021

Community Star nominations will be accepted until 5:00pm Central Time on August 2, 2021. Once the nomination period closes, no additional submissions will be considered. If you do not receive a confirmation of your nomination via e-mail, please check your spam folder.

*If you are nominating an organization, please complete the information for the point of contact at the organization.

Have questions?

Visit the FAQs

We’ve put together some of the most commonly asked questions regarding the Community Star recognition program. If you have a question that’s not addressed in the FAQs, feel free to send us an inquiry via the contact form link in the footer.