Volunteer Community of the Year Award

Co-sponsored by the Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Community Service and Nonprofit Support, the Arkansas Municipal League, and the Office of the Governor, the award is designed to congratulate and thank communities for their collective efforts to serve their neighbors.

Due to the generosity of the community, the City of Bentonville has been named a Volunteer Community of the Year each year between 2010 and 2017.

2017 Achievements

  • 23,522 Volunteers
  • 49 Reporting Organizations
  • 400,601 Volunteer Hours
  • $9.6 Million Value

Volunteer Hours

Start documenting volunteer hours for 2018! Mayor McCaslin plans to submit an application to nominate the Bentonville community for a 2018 Volunteer Community of the Year award. To prepare a successful nomination application, we need volunteer information for activities that provide needed services to the Bentonville community.

Information to Include

For the period of September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018, please provide:

  • A brief description of volunteer activities
  • Approximate number of volunteers
  • Approximate number of volunteer hours


All submissions should be received by September 7, 2018. Please complete this form to submit your information.