Awards Program

CGJA awards recognize the extraordinary contributions of current and former grand jury members throughout the State to the furtherance of the goals of the California Grand Juror Association. There are also awards recognizing the contributions of non-CGJA member individuals or organizations in promoting the grand jury system.

Local Achievement Award – allows local CGJA Chapters or associations to recognize an individual or organization that has supported the purposes of the Grand Jury.

Certificates of Special Recognition - recognizes exemplary services or innovations benefiting the California grand jury system and/or promoting the CGJA Mission Statement.

Each link provides specific information using the following format for each of the awards.

  • What the award recognizes
  • Who is eligible
  • Origin of award name / its history
  • Past recipients
  • Award criteria
  • Submission requirements
  • Deadline
  • When the award is announced