The City of Fort Worth Recognitions include Letters of Appreciation/Congratulations, Certificates of Recognition, Proclamations, and Lightings.
Each recognition is ceremonial in nature and is issued by the Mayor or a City Council Member. Recognitions are intended to honor and celebrate special events, significant issues, or increase awareness of programs and people that make Fort Worth one of the most livable cities in the nation.
The City of Fort retains the rights to edit all recognition text to reflect the city’s vision, mission, and goals.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 817-392-6118.
Requirements and fees for all recognition requests
- Request must be made by a City of Fort Worth resident or an organization based in Fort Worth.
- All requests must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the presentation date.
- A resident or an organization may only request one recognition of one type annually.
- Recognitions are issued at no charge to individuals or groups, however, a $15 fee is assessed for additional copies of physical recognitions placed in a blue folder.
Types of recognition requests and their requirements
You will be required to select one of these recognition types when submitting the recognition request form.
1. Letter of Appreciation/Congratulations
2. Certificate of Recognition
All Proclamations MUST be presented by the Mayor or a City Council Member. If they are not available, a Certificate of Recognition may be issued at your request.
A proclamation is an act that formally declares to the general public that the government has acted in a particular way. It is a written or printed document issued by a superior government executive such as the president, governor or mayor which sets out such a declaration by the government.
Proclamation requests will be considered for:
Individual Birthdays 100 years or greater
Local city events
National or International groups hosting events within the City of Fort Worth with an in-city sponsor
Local business milestones
Proclamation requests will not be considered for:
Matters of political controversy, ideological or religious beliefs, or individual conviction
Events or organizations with no direct relationship to the City of Fort Worth
Campaigns or events contrary to City policies
Annual proclamations (will instead honor anniversaries like 5th, 10th, 15th, etc.)
A lighting recognition request is a request to coordinate lighting or color of lighting of iconic Fort Worth buildings, structures, and art installations to recognize Fort Worth events or achievements.
Please note that an approved lighting request will result in a coordinated request of iconic structures to be lit, however, each structure will have right of refusal for the request.
Lighting requests will be considered for:
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