CARE Awards

For over 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 commends companies for using outstanding culture and employee engagement strategies to create the best places to work across the DC Metro Region.

The 2023 CARE Awards application is now open!

Applications are due by June 20th at 11:59p.m.

The CARE Awards Event will be held in the afternoon on Wednesday, November 15th.

2023 CARE AWARDS Kick-off

Watch the CARE Awards Kick-off webinar for valuable information about the CARE Awards and tips about the application process.
2023 Kick-off Webinar Video

2022 CARE AWARDS Winners Best Practices

The CARE Best Practices flyer is a summary of the way CARE-ing companies are creating a supportive, inclusive, and enjoyable atmosphere where employees and businesses are poised to thrive.
2022 Best Practices


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. This first CARE Report explores what some of our past CARE Award winners and community of champions have experienced and learned during the 2020 disruptions.
2021 CARE Report