Save the Date: November 3rd for the Annual Awards Celebration and Luncheon attended by over 500 nonprofit professionals and philanthropists!
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♥ Burton S. August, Sr. Award for Community Leadership – This award was created by the August family to recognize an individual whose lifetime commitment to community volunteerism and philanthropy has been characterized by remarkable gifts of their time, talent and treasure. The recipient will exemplify Burt August’s commitment to helping others and making Rochester better. This award comes with a $2,500.00 honorarium from the August family which the recipient will designate to the charity of his/her choice. Nominations can be made in letter form, no more than three pages, that describe why the nominee should be considered and examples of the impact this individual has had on our community.
♥ Outstanding Young People in Philanthropy – Individual – An individual (age 10-23) who demonstrates outstanding commitment to the community through direct financial support, development of charitable programs, volunteering, and leadership in philanthropy. Nominees will be judged based on work done when they were 10-23 years old.
♥ Outstanding Young People in Philanthropy – Group – A group of people (ages 10-23) who demonstrate outstanding commitment to the community through direct financial support, development of charitable programs, volunteering, and leadership in philanthropy. Nominees will be judged based on work done when they were 10-23 years old.
♥ Outstanding Small Business – A small business, with less than $5M in annual revenue, that demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement.
♥ Outstanding Philanthropist – An individual or family with a proven record of exceptional generosity who, through direct financial support, demonstrates outstanding civic and charitable responsibility,and whose generosity encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles on a community, national and/or international level.
♥ Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser – An individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills in coordinating and motivating groups of volunteers for fundraising projects for the benefit of more than one nonprofit organization, demonstrating a commitment to the advancement of philanthropy.
♥ Outstanding Corporation – A corporation or its corporate foundation that has demonstrated outstanding commitment through financial support and encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles in philanthropy and community involvement.
♥ Outstanding Foundation – A private or family foundation that has a demonstrated record of generosity through direct financial support and motivation of individuals and/or organizations to play leading roles in supporting the needs and priorities of our community.
♥ Robert A. Clinger Outstanding Fundraising Professional – An outstanding individual fundraising professional who practices his/her profession in an exemplary manner. The recipient must have at least 15 years of professional fundraising experience.
♥ Multi-Generational Award – From time to time, AFPGV will present a Multi-Generational Award. This award will be presented to a family whom, over decades and multiple generations, has demonstrated outstanding civic and charitable responsibility. Nominations will be considered based on responses to the following criteria: 1. Evidence of the breadth of support for organizations throughout the community. 2. Description of each generation’s philanthropy.
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