City Honors & Awards

Modesto. The name of our city is derived from the Spanish word, "Modest," but as you can see, we have a lot to brag about! Here, we chronicle our awards and recognition. Find out all the ways Modesto is a terrific place to live, work and play.

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Recent Awards

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    Emergency Rental Assistance Program

    A new local Emergency Rental Assistance Program will help households unable to pay rental and utility arrears accrued due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
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    Modesto Students, Make an App for That!

    Modesto students have an opportunity to compete in the 2021 Congressional App Challenge (CAC), hosted by the US House of Representatives. We are excited to promote the CAC and encourage the next generation of computer science developers and STEM students. Read on...