Employee Volunteer Recognition Program

Northrop Grumman Volunteer 

The next nomination period is April 1 - May 31, 2020

In celebration of employee volunteers, Northrop Grumman offers the annual Excellence in Volunteerism awards. This volunteer recognition program honors individuals who have demonstrated particular dedication and commitment through consistent volunteer efforts on behalf of those in need.

Eligible organizations are encouraged to nominate a Northrop Grumman employee or team of employees for an Excellence in Volunteerism award. Nominations will be reviewed by an independent partner and 10 organizations will be selected to receive a $5,000 grant from Northrop Grumman on behalf of the employee or team.

For questions or assistance, please e-mail Volunteer1NG@ngc.com.


  1. The nominee’s volunteer activity must be with a valid 501(c)3 nonprofit in the U.S. or an organization determined to be a 501(c)3 equivalent in counties outside the U.S., non-religious, non-partisan, non-discriminatory organization or an accredited public school institution. International nonprofit, non-religious, non-partisan organizations or accredited public school institutions that can be vetted through United Way Worldwide's international giving program are also eligible.
  2. The nominee cannot receive direct or indirect compensation for his or her efforts from the organization.
  3. The nominee must be affiliated with the organization for at least one year.
  4. The nominee must be a full-time or part-time (20+ hours per week) Northrop Grumman employee.
  5. Eligible organizations may nominate a team of Northrop Grumman volunteers. The nominating organization will only receive one grant check regardless of the number of nominated employees.
  6. Previous awardees (organization and employee) are ineligible to participate.
  7. Self-nominations will not be accepted.


  • Building partnerships and community needs — The nominee’s volunteer activity helps to design and implement solutions and strategies intended to build sustainable communities. The nominee’s volunteer efforts have addressed the community needs in extraordinary and innovative ways.
  • Community impact — The nominee’s volunteer efforts have positively affected many, and improved or changed important issues in the community.
  • Personal excellence — The nominee goes above and beyond, and is dedicated to making a difference.

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