The 2020 GLOBE Community Awards has announced its finalists for this year’s awards, which highlight the amazing and inspirational work happening across Victoria’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer + communities.
Thirty-one finalists have been chosen out of over 50 nominations in 2020, with business leaders, volunteers, sports people, artists and community groups all making up the list of incredible finalists across eleven categories, including the major award Victorian LGBTIQ Person of the Year.
GLOBE President Megan Williams has been blown away by the calibre of the nominees in a year of such upheaval and challenging times it was amazing to see the level of nominations across all award categories.
“For example, this year’s newest category LGBTIQ Rural and Regional Champion finalists showcase such dedication and passion in driving initiatives/programs to support their community which is testament to the amazing work and results they are seeing within our regional and rural Victoria LGBTIQ communities”. said Megan.
Winners will be announced at the GLOBE Community Awards virtual ceremony on Friday, 4 December 2020.
The gala event raises funds for the GLOBE Community Grants, supporting LGBTIQ community groups, a scholarship and a small business grant.
Through our GLOBE Community Grants program, GLOBE has a long and proud tradition of providing financial support to Victoria’s LGBTIQ individuals, students and organisations. Over our 28-year history, GLOBE has donated well over $500,000.
“The GLOBE Community Awards is an opportunity for our communities to stop, reflect and celebrate the work that benefits and unites our LGBTIQ communities. These achievements are great examples of the dedication, passion, creativity and resilience of our communities. We hope that acknowledgement of this great work, especially in these challenging times, continues to maintain the momentum and foster inspiration for others who also want to make a difference”. says Megan.
Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony, Friday 4 December 2020.