The Heart & Dove
Awards are the ceremonial induction into the "Love & Peace
Hall of Fame". They were established to
a) raise awareness about the urgent need for a kinder society
b) to honor those who understand humanity and act as role
models to inspire others
nomination are all legal persons.
The Love &
Peace Project does not discriminate against race, gender,
religious beliefs, political affiliation, sexual preference,
ethnicity or origin.
nominations are accepted that have the necessary requirements
as established on the official entry form (See Nominating
Form). The form may be submitted either via mailed letter or
electronically, as long as it is received prior to December
31st of the current year. All nominations that are received
after this date will be entered for the following year.
Love & Peace
Ambassadors and Judges may be nominated, however they cannot
vote on their own nomination.
of the Love & Peace Project is excluded from nominations for
the Heart & Dove Awards, the Love & Peace Hall of Fame, as
well as the BM Initiative.
Each person may be nominated for the category that provides
the best match. In case someone gets nominated in more than
one categories, the judges or a legal representative of the
Love & Peace Project LLC may have the right to eliminate a
nominee from inappropriate categories, or place in other
If there is a category without a nomination, it will be left
unfilled (not awarded). For more provisions, see "Awards"
Below are the current categories. If necessary, there may be
more categories available over time.
People you know: your
Friends, Family, Neighbors, Social Media Friends
Those you know about,
but don't know in person
Junior Leaders -
All people under the
age of 18 years
Disadvantaged V.I.D.s (very
important do-gooders) -
A most significant
category! Those down on their luck, but still manage to help others,
or stand up for peaceful solutions. They may be in an unfortunate
position, disabled, homeless, in prison or very ill
Small to mid sized
businesses who "do the right thing"
Public Service Personnel
Doctors, Policemen, Firemen, Teachers, Attorneys et al.
Everyday Above and Beyond
Those rarely noticed:
Bus Drivers, Store Clerks, Stylists, Garbage Collectors, Servers et
They deserve the
Spiritual Guides of the
Foreign Persons -
Anyone outside of the
Affluent persons who
are warriors for peace and humanity
Let's stay neutral
regarding their party affiliation!
Corporate Giants -
You may have seen them
in the media or read their Bio
Scientists and Academia
Brains with character
A-listers and such
Total Strangers -
Anonymous or unknown
Special Sponsored Golden
"Heart & Dove Award™" -
achievement towards humanity and peaceful coexistence
Those who played a
huge part but have passed
Founder's Award -
A special choice (made by the Panel of Judges and/or the Founder
of the Love & Peace Project LLC)
Voting counts: by popular vote and by judges. In case of a tie,
the judges' votes take precedence.
A: votes from Panel of Judges count towards individual awards.
The judges vote on ONE category each to which they are
assigned, plus a second category that's chosen at random. From
February 1 through February 15, all winners from popular votes
will be reviewed and confirmed or dismissed by the panel of
B: total votes from General Public count towards
the individual category awards. Each eligible voter may vote
as often as they wish, but no more than once during any 24
Voting occurs after the nomination deadline. During the entire
month of January, each eligible voter may cast their ballot.
final decision will be made from February 1 through February
recommended that the judging should be made based on the
overall merit. This will however not necessarily mean, that a
nominee has to positively affect a great number of people in
order to win in his or her category.
consideration to be given to those who can influence a wider
base of people, therefore become an inspiration to imitate
their kind behavior.
4.) Time Lines
The nominations are being accepted throughout the year.
from 1/1 to
12/31 of any year, starting in 2017
from 1/1 to
1/31 the following year
from 2/1 to
2/31 by the panel of judges
Disputes: in case of any disputes regarding the entries,
process or voting, the recommendation by the panel of judges
is binding. Resolution to be achieved by the end of February.
- Awards Banquet and
Ceremony: any time during the month of March, following
the voting. Exact date and time TBA, on the "Awards Dinner"
ONE winner will be
awarded per category. It is upon the discretion of the judges and/or
a legal representative of the Love & Peace Project LLC to move a
nominee into a different category, provided it matches the
description of the nominee and/or increases the chances of winning
The induction shall be
Award Ceremony always
in March of the following year.
entries to be placed and remain in the BM Initiative section.
Each winner receives a
special Heart &
and Gift Bag*, along with the
induction into the "Love & Peace Hall of Fame".
ALL nominees to get a "Nominee" Award
ALL BMI entries are to be nominated, except those that don't fill
requirements (TBD above)
Those who submit nominations are eligible for drawing of a prize (Gift
Those who vote are eligible for drawing of a prize (Gift Bag)
Rules for prize drawing:
No purchase necessary. Eligible is any person who has submitted entries and/or votes,
except the founder, employees/independent contractors of the Love & Peace
Project and their immediate relatives.
Prizes will be drawn from all eligible entries. The drawing
occurs each year, sometime during the last two weeks of
February for all entries from the previous year.
Winners will be notified sometime during the first two weeks
Each eligible voter may vote for as many nominees as they wish, but
only ONCE per person. Multiple entries per nominee from the
same voter will be counted as ONE vote.
*Contents of Gift Bags are determined by sponsor
These rules are
the first draft. They may be amended as needed for the benefit
of the Award process and the Love & Peace Hall of Fame