Awards & Nominations

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Award Descriptions:

Philanthropist of the Year 
$500 awarded to the nominating organization of the winner

Presented to an individual or  couple  with a proven record of exceptional generosity to a variety of philanthropic causes and who, through direct  financial support, has demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable responsibility and encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles in the community.

Philanthropic Corporation of the Year
$250 awarded to the nominating organization of the winner

Presented to a corporation or corporate foundation that has demonstrated outstanding commitment through financial  support and volunteerism and that encourages and motivates others to take philanthropic leadership roles in the community. 

Philanthropic Small Business of the Year
$250 awarded to the nominating organization of the winner

 Presented to a business with 25 employees or less that has demonstrated outstanding commitment through financial support and volunteerism and that encourages and motivates others to take philanthropic leadership roles in the community.

Spirit of Philanthropy
$250 awarded to the nominating organization of the winner

Presented to an individual, family, group, service organization or foundation that has recognized a charitable need and developed a unique approach to advancing philanthropy and volunteerism in the community.  The award recipient will be one who exemplifies the spirit of giving above and beyond.

Volunteer of the Year in Philanthropy
$250 awarded to the nominating organization of the winner

Presented to an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in coordinating groups of volunteers for major fundraising projects.  The recipient should demonstrate exceptional skills coordinating and motivating groups of volunteers for fundraising projects for the benefit of charitable institutions and a commitment to the advancement of philanthropy.

Youth in Philanthropy 
$100 awarded to the nominating organization of the winner

Presented to an individual or youth organization (18 years old and younger) that has demonstrated outstanding commitment to volunteerism and fundraising for the benefit of charitable institutions.