CREST Awards

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CREST Logo2017 CREST (Cupertino Recognizes Extra Steps Taken) Award

Individuals or organizations making major contributions to the quality of life in Cupertino during the 2016 calendar year are eligible to be nominated for a CREST Award. The award, which stands for Cupertino Recognizes Extra Steps Taken, honors outstanding community volunteers. Individuals of all ages will be considered.

The CREST Awards presentation will take place 7 to 9 pm, Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in the Cupertino Community Hall, 10350 Torre Avenue.

Nomination Process
Any person, agency or organization is encouraged to submit nominees for consideration. All nominations must be in the Public Affairs Office at City Hall by 4:30 pm on Friday, March 10, 2017.

Printable CREST Nomination form 

Online CREST Nomination Form

Applications postmarked on or before this date will not be accepted if they do not arrive by the deadline. Forms may be sent or brought to the Public Affairs Office.

Public Affairs Office
City Hall
10300 Torre Ave., Cupertino, CA 95014


Individuals may not nominate themselves nor may an organization nominate itself. A relative also may not nominate a family member. Recipients of CREST within the past five years are ineligible.

When considering nomination of a paid staff person, please keep in mind whether this person is meeting the job requirements or if he/she is performing above and beyond the specifications of the paid position.

Up to 10 award recipients will be honored for activities that took place in 2016.

Nominees need not reside in the City of Cupertino; however, the efforts for which they are being nominated should strongly impact the Cupertino community.

Full CREST Recipients List

CREST Awards 2016 Ceremony

Watch YouTube HD Version of CREST Awards 2016