CARE Awards

2021 CARE Awards Program          2021 CARE Best Practices Flyer

For nearly 30 years, Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) has presented the CARE Awards to recognize outstanding companies proactively making our region a better place for everyone to work, live, and play. The CARE Awards commend companies using outstanding culture and employee engagement strategies to create the best places to work across the DC Metro Region. We are excited to announce the 2021 CARE Award Winners.

“The CARE Awards is one of the most important programs Custom Ink participates in because the application process forces our company to thoroughly analyze what we offer, how well we do it and, most importantly, its actual value to our team.”

– Marc Katz, CEO of CustomInk


Sponsor the CARE Awards
The CARE Awards are a fantastic way to associate your brand with a longtime, prestigious community award while supporting the mission and work of Northern Virginia Family Service. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities contact Sara Kreitzer at To learn more about why some of our sponsors support the work of NVFS and the CARE Awards check out our Sponsor Spotlight.

Applications for the CARE Awards
The CARE Awards applications are closed click here to learn more about applying next year.

The first CARE Report explores what some of our past CARE Award winners and community of champions have experienced and learned during the 2020 disruptions.

Responding to this challenging year CARE-ing Companies focused on diversity and inclusion while pivoting to support the needs of their employees and the community during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Leaders from winning companies share the impact of the CARE Awards over the past 25 years and what they expect to see in the years ahead.

Stephanie Berkowitz and George Lane speak to the importance of NVFS’ CARE Awards and its impact since 1992.