Award Categories

Do you know someone in our community that deserves recognition? Nominate them for the Gratitude Gala Awards! We recognize individuals, organizations, and businesses in the following categories:


Gratitude Award
Honours a native leader for welcoming us into Canada.

Youth Award
Recognizes a refugee or immigrant between the ages of 14 and 29 who has made an outstanding contribution or significant achievement in one or more of the following areas: academics, arts and culture, sports, community and volunteer activities.

Malayika Award
Recognizes a refugee or immigrant who has demonstrated dedication, compassion and leadership in the area of immigrant services and has made important contributions to enhancing the lives of refugees or immigrants in Manitoba.

Ubuntu Award
Recognizes a Canadian who has demonstrated dedication, compassion and leadership in the areas of immigrant services and has made important contributions to enhancing the lives of refugees or immigrants in Manitoba.

Rafiki Award
Recognizes an employer, or non-profit organization that has made outstanding achievements in implementing diversity initiatives in the workplace or has made significant contributions by caring about refugees or immigrants in Manitoba.

Immigrant Entrepreneur Award
A newcomer who has achieved success in the creation or operation of a business in Manitoba.


Award recipients are recognized in a ceremony at the Gratitude Gala as well as on the IDEA Inc. website. 

 

SUBMIT A NOMINATION