Nominate a Local Hero Today!

Delaware Electric Cooperative is pleased to announce the first annual Co-op Community Heroes Contest, celebrating co-op members who are improving lives in their community. It’s a chance for DEC members and employees to nominate someone making a difference in our community and an opportunity to celebrate the power of human connections. In addition to being recognized across the First State, nominees can win up to $5,000 for the cause they champion.

To nominate a local hero in DEC’s community, members can fill out the form linked below. Fill out the brief nomination form and email the form to The nomination form should clearly state the nominee’s name and provide a brief description of how they make a difference in our community. Nominations open on September 1 and must be submitted by midnight on October 15. Only members of Delaware Electric Cooperative are eligible to win.

Winners will be announced in late fall. An independent panel of judges will select winners based upon the positive impact they make on the community and creativity of the entry.

Prize money totaling $8,000 will be awarded to the following winners:

  • Grand Prize Winner: $5,000
  • Second Place: $2,500
  • Third Place: $500

Prize money will be distributed to a qualified charity chosen by the winner. Nominate a community hero today!

Click HERE for the full contest rules