This award honours a corporation or its corporate foundation that demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles in philanthropy and community involvement.

Nominations must address the following criteria (250 words max per criteria):

  • Description of overall support by the corporation and its general approach and philosophy to philanthropy and volunteering. (0-40 points)
  • Description of the corporation’s (1) innovation and creativity in addressing the issue or cause and (2) impact of that support on their causes. (0-40 points)
  • Description of the corporation’s work in encouraging and motivating others (e.g. employees, clients, customers, the public) to get involved with and/or take leadership roles in philanthropy.  (0-20 points)       

Particular attention will be paid to candidates who have had a significant impact in philanthropy in the context of the pandemic.

Please attach responses to the above criteria in a summary format of no more than 250 words per criteria and a picture of the nominee. Enumerate each criterion and address each one separately in narrative form.

All nominations must be submitted by a not-for-profit organization.
** New ** The organization submits only one nomination per category, except in the case of organizations with multiple chapters.

Deadline: August 27, 2021 at 5 p.m.
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