Nominations 2019

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Nominations due by May 31, 2019

DISTINGUISHED AWARDS CRITERIA 

Outstanding Philanthropist

  • Nominee should have a proven record of outstanding, long-term community service for one or more charitable organizations.
  • Nominee’s actions reflect personal commitments of time, and/or talent, and/or treasure on behalf of others.
  • Nominee has demonstrated leadership in coordinating the volunteer efforts of individuals or groups for fundraising, special events, programs, or services for philanthropic purposes.
  • Nominee has inspired others to get involved, to take responsibility, or to assume leadership in order to make positive changes in society.
  • Nominee’s actions have had a demonstrable, positive impact upon the lives of others.
  • In the nomination letter, be sure to include information about charitable gifts, involvement in the organization and the impact of the nominee’s gifts and work on the organization’s behalf in the nomination.

    Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser 

    • Nominee should have a proven record of outstanding, long-term community service for one or more charitable organizations.
    • Nominee’s actions reflect personal commitments of time, and/or talent, and/or treasure on behalf of others.
    • Nominee has demonstrated leadership in coordinating the volunteer efforts of individuals or groups for fundraising, special events, programs, or services for philanthropic purposes.
    • Nominee has inspired others to get involved, to take responsibility, or to assume leadership in order to make positive changes in society.
    • Nominee’s actions have had a demonstrable, positive impact upon the lives of others.
    • In the nomination letter, be sure to include information about the nominee’s leadership role and responsibilities, ability to organize or manage campaigns or groups, total funds raised, time, effort and personal financial commitment and the impact of the nominee’s gifts and work on the organization’s behalf.

    Outstanding Fundraising Professional 

    • Nominee should have at least 5 years of professional fundraising experience.
    • Nominee demonstrates evidence of leadership that is effective, creative and stimulating and also acts as a team player.  
    • Nominee is a current member of AFP – Eastern Oklahoma Chapter and practices and promotes the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards of Professional Practice for fundraising professionals.
    • Nominee demonstrates commitment to continuing professional development, (examples include CFRE/ACFRE, conference participation, publication and/or professional education).
    • Nominee demonstrates commitment to fundraising and philanthropy through voluntary service and financial support of nonprofit organizations.
    • Nominee demonstrates excellence in fundraising as evidenced by total funds raised.
    • In the nomination letter, be sure to include information about position and description, specific projects and campaigns, funds raised and the impact of the nominee’s work on the organization’s behalf.

    Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy 

    • Youth nominee is under 21 years of age living in Eastern Oklahoma and is nominated by an adult or youth peer from a high school, college or community organization. (No nominations by family members will be accepted.)
    • Youth nominee’s actions reflect personal commitments of time, and/or talent, and/or treasure on behalf of others (please include number of service hours, kinds of projects, in what fundraising efforts they have participated, other forms of giving and the outcomes).
    • Youth nominee has demonstrated leadership in coordinating volunteer groups for community service, special events, programs or other philanthropic purposes.
    • Youth nominee will have inspired others to get involved, to take responsibility, or to assume leadership in order to make positive changes in society.
    • Youth nominee will have had a demonstrable, positive impact upon the lives of others.
    • In the nomination letter, be sure to include information about the nominee’s leadership role and responsibilities, ability to organize or manage groups, any funds raised, time, and work on the organization’s behalf.

    Outstanding Diversity and Inclusion in Fundraising

    • Describe the initiative, program, project or technique, the date of implementation, and provide a brief summary of the improvement in diversity, effectiveness, and/or quality that the person, group, or organization used to be diverse.
    • As the nominator, what is your overall assessment of the extent to which the initiative, program, project or technique lends itself to exemplify diversity with the communities of Eastern Oklahoma? 
    • In the nomination letter, be sure to include information about charitable gifts, involvement in the organization and the impact of the nominee’s gifts and work on the organization’s behalf.