The Good Citizen Award honours people who may not get the recognition they deserve for their efforts to help or improve the community.

People can be nominated for a wide range of services to their city and communities. It could be someone who has made Coventry a better place, or who has improved the life of the city through their selfless efforts, or a tireless charity worker who always puts others first. Examples include:

  • Community involvement - how have they affected their community?
  • Going the 'extra mile'
  • Long service
  • Actions that have affected/involve others to improve quality of life?
  • An outstanding achievement - act of bravery/heroics
  • Gained recognition for the city at national/international level
  • 'Feel good' factor - making the whole city/ community feel good about being associated with Coventry
  • Outstanding achievement in their field, such as sports or culture
  • Contribution to commercial life/enterprise/employment in the city
  • Improving the environment of the city, including development and regeneration of an area or a building.

Nominate someone for the Coventry Good Citizen Award

You can nominate someone for the Coventry Good Citizen Award by using our online nomination form [].

Previous recipients

Awards Panel

An advisory panel was introduced in September 2013 as part of the city's ongoing commitment to the scheme.

The Panel is made up of:

  • The Lord Mayor
  • The Council's Honorary Recorder (Chair)
  • The Cabinet Member (Community Development)
  • The Cabinet Member (Policing and Equalities)
  • The Cabinet Member (Jobs and Regeneration)
  • Chief Superintendent of Coventry (or their nominee)
  • The Leader of the Council (by invitation)
  • Nominees from the Conservative Group on the Council

Lord Mayor's office

Address: Council House
Earl Street

Telephone: 024 7697 5414 [tel:02476975414]