Nominations are being sought for the Business Journal’s fourth annual Community Philanthropy Awards. The honor recognizes companies and individuals in the North Bay that support communities in a variety of ways, from monetary contributions, volunteering time or participating in events.

The awards will be given out at a Business Journal event in March and the honorees profiled in the March 27 edition of the Journal.

The honors to be awarded include the Frank P. Doyle Philanthropy Award, recognizing local businesses and their leaders who meet critical community needs. The award is named in honor of the co-founder of Exchange Bank, underwriter of the Community Philanthropy Awards.

Nominate online at The nomination period closes Feb. 3.