Call For 2024 Endeavor Awards Nominations!

2024 Endeavor Awards Nominations Now Open - Award Grant!

Angel Flight West with the support of Air Care Alliance is seeking nominations for two recipients of the 2024 Endeavor Awards for the 10th Annual Endeavor Awards.

You and your organization have the opportunity to nominate a pilot who exemplifies a personal contribution and commitment to charitable flying by volunteering their time, resources, and aircraft through your organization to help others. One awardee will be selected by the Endeavor Awards Host Committee, and one awardee will be selected via online voting by the general public. The organizations represented by the awardees will each receive award grants along with a promo video, and the story of their work will be presented at the event on Friday, May 10, 2024.

Nomination Criteria

  • A volunteer pilot who has gone above and beyond in giving back to his or her community through donated flights.
  • Flies on behalf of one or more registered 501(c)(3) non-profits based in the United States.
  • Operates aircraft within Federal Aviation requirements, including if flying Part 91, no compensation for fuel or otherwise without exemption.
  • Special consideration will be given to the total number of lifetime flights, philanthropic impact, and compelling or extraordinary flight(s).

The deadline to submit nominations is October 1, 2023

The online nomination form is available below:

To download a PDF of the nomination form, click the following button. Please be sure to email it to

Nominations Process | September 18 – October 1, 2023
The nomination will take 30-45 minutes to complete. There is no limit to the number of nominations that you can submit. They must meet all of the nomination criteria listed above. If you nominated someone in the past who was not selected and would like to nominate that person again, please contact us at

Voting and Selection Process | October 16 – 30, 2023
Qualified Nominees will be notified before October 13, 2023. Public voting for the qualified nominees starts on October 16 and concludes on October 30, 2023. The two recipient winners and their respective non-profits will be announced on November 6, 2023. One recipient will be chosen by the public based on the highest count of votes from the public. One vote per person, per email. The second recipient will be chosen by the Endeavor Awards Host Committee.

About Angel Flight West and Endeavor Awards
The Endeavor Awards is hosted by Angel Flight West (AFW) and will take place in Los Angeles on Friday May 10, 2024, to honor and celebrate the work of volunteer pilots nationwide. Volunteer pilots donate their time and the gift of flight to save lives, provide access to medical care, transport veterans, and rescue animals, map environmental data, aid in disaster relief, and contribute to the public good in communities nationwide.

This memorable event will shine a spotlight on volunteer pilots’ selfless work. Angel Flight West hopes this event can serve as a platform for all Volunteer Pilot Organizations to gain recognition and funding together. Aviation heroes and celebrities will come together to raise awareness and support for charitable flying everywhere. The event has shared over $100,000 in grants to other volunteer pilot organizations across the United States. You can learn more about the Endeavor Awards at

About Air Car Alliance
Air Care Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public service organization supporting the work of volunteer-based charitable organizations whose members fly to help others. ACA’s mission is to promote, support, and represent public benefit flying through communication and cooperation among organizations facilitating flights for health, compassion, and community service. ACA represents over 50 volunteer pilot organizations that form a vibrant ecosystem of service through aviation. ACA encourages volunteerism among pilots and ensures that charitable aviation remains a viable resource for those who need it most.

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