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Sally Wylde Cultivating Life Award

The Sally Wylde Cultivating Life Award

About the Award
Established in 2010 by the Wylde Center and the City of Decatur, Georgia, the Sally Wylde Cultivating Life Award annually recognizes an individual or organization in Decatur making an extraordinary contribution to our community and its natural environment. This award is presented to those who demonstrate qualities held dear and embodied by Sally Wylde, an artist, environmentalist, activist, and educator whose work and life have inspired people of all ages to become better caretakers of the earth, of one another, and of themselves.

This award honors the following traits Sally has cultivated in herself and inspired in others.

  • Hardworking
  • Compassionate
  • Positive
  • Creative
  • Openminded
  • Inspiring
  • Determined
  • Energetic
  • Visionary
  • Courageous
  • Empowering

The Sally Wylde Cultivating Life award acknowledges an exceptional and lasting positive impact with efforts through many venues, such as nonprofit and service organizations, public agencies, schools, institutions, and faith communities.

Application deadline

Deadline: April 7, 2017

Nominations of individuals or organizations will be due on April 7 of each year.  The recipient for the current year will be awarded at the Decatur Earth Day Celebration held each April.  Please use the attached form to nominate an individual or organization.

Sally Wylde Cultivating Life Award application

Who is eligible?

The nominee does not need to reside in Decatur, but will need to have the majority of his/her work benefit the City of Decatur.

2016 Erin Johnson
2015 Frank Burdette
2014 Louise Jackson