Association of Fundraising Professionals Northwest Ohio Chapter

NPD NOMINATION FORM

Nomination Deadline: June 14, 2017, 5:00 pm

Nomination Guidelines:

Nominations of past awardees: An individual, business or foundation may not be nominated or considered for an award in the same category for 10 years following the initial award. Click here for a list of past award recipients.

Nominations of units within the same larger organization or institution: Businesses which are part of a larger system or corporate holding company may be nominated individually if they have an independent tax or corporate status.

Number of nominees permitted to be included in a nomination: Individual award nominations may include a couple (husband and wife) but not unrelated individuals (i.e. business partners). Corporate, media and foundation nominations are limited to one entity per award.

Those doing the nomination: 

  • Do not have to be members of the Northwest Ohio Chapter of AFP.
  • May be individuals or organizations (either nonprofit or for-profit). 
  • If your nominee is selected for an award, we will ask for your help in preparing materials for the presentation and the program.
  • You are strongly encouraged to attend the NPD luncheon.

Awardees selected for honors:

  • Are expected to attend the NPD luncheon to receive their award.
  • Will be honored at the NPD luncheon on November 9, 2017.

Our focus is on counties served by the AFP Northwest Ohio Chapter: 

  • In Ohio: Allen, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Huron, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, Williams, and Wood
  • In Michigan: Lenawee and Monroe

The Nomination Committee reserves the right to select winners in all or some of the categories each year based on the nominations received. 

Nominations will only be accepted via this electronic form and must be completed in one session. If you are not able to do so, we encourage you to copy the questions for the category you are nominating and answering them in Microsoft Word. You can then return to this form and paste your answers when you are ready.

Questions about nominations? Contact Jen Skeldon at jen@attend-events.com or 419-654-4695.

Need help filling out the form? Send an email to npd@afpnwo.org or call 330-329-2472.

Nomination Form:

 

INFORMATION ABOUT WHO YOU ARE NOMINATING FOR THE AWARD

Nominee Name

Address

City/State/Zip

Phone

Email

Primary Contact Name

Primary Contact Title

INFORMATION ABOUT YOU

Nominating Organization

Address

City/State/Zip

Executive Director or CEO

Primary Contact Name

Phone

Email

SPAM TEST: Enter this number in the gold box. If you do not, you will receive an error message.

    

 

Award

1) Click on the radio button to select the award most appropriate for this nominee; 
THEN
2) click on the word more to go to the questions for this specific award

Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist: This award honors a corporation or its corporate foundation that demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement. more

Outstanding Philanthropist: This award honors 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. more

Outstanding Foundation: This award honors a foundation that demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles in philanthropy and community involvement. more

Outstanding Fundraising Professional: This award honors an outstanding individual fundraising professional who works directly for a nonprofit, charitable organization with exemplary conduct and inspires others. Consultants or other individuals not working directly for a charity are INELIGIBLE for this award. more

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: This award honors an individual or family that demonstrates commitment and success as a volunteer fundraiser and/or outstanding skills in coordinating and motivating groups of volunteers for fundraising projects for the benefit of charitable institutions. more

Outstanding Media Outlet or Best Nonprofit Media Coverage: This award honors a media outlet (TV, Radio, Print, etc.) that demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial and/or in-kind support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement. more

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Ages 5-17: This award honors a youth, age 5-17 (as of January 1, 2017) with a proven record of exceptional generosity who, through direct support of their time, talent, and/or treasure demonstrates outstanding civic and charitable responsibility and whose generosity encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles. more

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Ages 18-23: This award honors a youth, age 18-23 (as of January 1, 2017) with a proven record of exceptional generosity who, through direct support of their time, talent, and/or treasure demonstrates outstanding civic and charitable responsibility and whose generosity encourages others to take philanthropic leadership roles. more

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist: Please provide responses to the criteria listed below in a summary format. Enumerate each criterion and address each one separately in 200 words or less. Please answer in narrative form and include specific examples.

Description of impact of gift support and achievements accomplished (i.e. new programs, leveraged funds, etc.) through the corporation's efforts.

Evidence of community impact and support.

Evidence of encouragement and motivation given to others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outstanding Philanthropist: Please provide responses to the criteria listed below in a summary format. Enumerate each criterion and address each one separately in 200 words or less. Please answer in narrative form and include specific examples.

Description of participation in and gift support of your organization.

Description of nominee's ability to create new relationships, new volunteers and/or new donors for your organization.

Evidence of encouragement and motivation given to others to take leadership roles in philanthropy and community involvement (i.e. challenge gifts, matching gifts, volunteering, etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outstanding Foundation: Please provide responses to the criteria listed below in a summary format. Enumerate each criterion and address each one separately in 200 words or less. Please answer in narrative form and include specific examples.

Description of impact of gift support and achievements accomplished (such as new programs, leveraged funds, etc.) through the foundation's efforts.

Evidence of community impact and support.

Evidence of encouragement and motivation given to others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outstanding Fundraising Professional: Please provide responses to the criteria listed below in a summary format. Enumerate each criterion and address each one separately in 200 words or less. Please answer in narrative form and include specific examples.

For each organization where the nominee has held a significant fundraising position (not necessarily entry-level but that position can be included if important), provide description of (1) position and responsibilities, (2) specific projects and campaigns completed, (3) funds raised and (4) IMPACT of the nominee’s work on the organization’s programs.

Provide description of the nominee’s leadership, such as development of new programs and departments, significant increases in return on fundraising investment, successful management of key programs, creating new organizational cultures and/or introduction of innovative and creative ideas.

Description of nominee’s commitment to AFP, its mission of advancing ethical fundraising and the fundraising profession, including demonstration that the nominee abides by and promotes the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards, the Donor Bill of Rights and similar principles.

Description of individual’s commitment to continuing professional development, including certification (CFRE or ACFRE, or equivalent certification), conference participation, publication and professional education.

Evidence of commitment to fundraising and philanthropy through voluntary service and financial support of nonprofit organizations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Please provide responses to the criteria listed below in a summary format. Enumerate each criterion and address each one separately in 200 words or less. Please answer in narrative form and include specific examples.

Description of how the nominee has impacted your organization through their fundraising efforts.

Description of nominee's ability to create new relationships, new volunteers and/or new donors for your organization.

How has this volunteer promoted philanthropy and community involvement among others?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outstanding Media Outlet or Best Nonprofit Media Coverage: Please provide responses to the criteria listed below in a summary format. Enumerate each criterion and address each one separately in 200 words or less. Please answer in narrative form and include specific examples.

Description of impact of support and achievements accomplished (i.e. new programs, leveraged funds, etc.) through the media's efforts.

Evidence of community impact and support.

Evidence of encouragement and motivation given to others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Ages 5-17: Please provide responses to the criteria listed below in a summary format. Enumerate each criterion and address each one separately in 200 words or less. Please answer in narrative form and include specific examples.

Age of youth (required):

Description of what nominee did, including goals, process, budget (if relevant) and other people involved in the process, and of the time, talent and/or treasure the youth gave for the common good and results achieved.

Description of the impact the nominee had on the community, including numbers of people involved, financial impact, organizations and individuals helped.

Description of the long term (1-2 years) impact of the nominee's work. Will the project be ongoing and has the nominee considered next steps or is working on other projects?

Evidence that the project can serve as a prototype for others or is easily replicable in other communities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy, Ages 18-23: Please provide responses to the criteria listed below in a summary format. Enumerate each criterion and address each one separately in 200 words or less. Please answer in narrative form and include specific examples.

Age of youth (required):

Description of what nominee did, including goals, process, budget (if relevant) and other people involved in the process, and of the time, talent and/or treasure the youth gave for the common good and results achieved.

Description of the impact the nominee had on the community, including numbers of people involved, financial impact, organizations and individuals helped.

Description of the long term (3-5 years) impact of the nominee's work. Will the project be ongoing and has the nominee considered next steps or is working on other projects?

Evidence that the project can serve as a prototype for others or is easily replicable in other communities.

 

 



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