Spirit of Philanthropy

2017 Nominations OPEN

NOMINATE TODAY!

Staff Leadership Award Application click HERE

The Staff Leadership Award honors an individual exhibiting an extraordinary commitment to philanthropy in the state of West Virginia. This staff member (volunteer or paid) excels in his or her role by demonstrating exceptional commitment and leadership in the field. Creativity is a significant component of the individual’s efforts and the impact of his or her work has been clearly demonstrated. This is NOT a lifetime achievement award and so nominations should focus on nominees’ work in the past 24 months or less.

Critical Impact Award Application  click HERE

Philanthropy West Virginia believes that extraordinary efforts deserve widespread recognition. Therefore, Philanthropy WV is proud to announce the Critical Impact Award. This recognition celebrates local grantmaking that has changed lives and communities for the better. Recipients may include one grant project under $5,000 and one grant project over $5,000. The projects will serve as a model for others in philanthropy and will demonstrate creativity, innovation and sustainability.

Volunteer Leadership Award Application click HERE

The Volunteer Leadership Award honors an individual exhibiting an extraordinary commitment to philanthropy in the state of West Virginia. This individual excels in his or her role as an individual philanthropist through their personal giving, company/corporate philanthropy, engaging others to give, and/or advising/serving as a board member of a foundation/philanthropic organization. Consider how this person served as a catalyst in philanthropy over the last 12-24 months in their community that exhibited creativity, leadership and made a significant impact. This is NOT a lifetime achievement award and so nominations should focus on nominees’ work in the past 24 months or less.

*these nominations will CLOSE July 10, 2017

2016 Honorees

Honoring Leadership in Philanthropy that Has CHANGED LIVES
AND COMMUNITIES for the Better.

The 2016 Spirit of Philanthropy Awards honorees include:30717519406_3543a44a5d_o

Critical Impact: Beckley Area Foundation’s Gift Acceptance Committee

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Staff Leadership: Diane Hinkle

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Volunteer Leadership: William “Bill” Hogan

The 2016 Spirit of Philanthropy Awards is a program of Philanthropy WV to recognize, celebrate and advance philanthropy in the Mountain State. Philanthropy WV is the statewide leadership organization for private, family, corporate, community and public grantmaking foundations and giving programs and serves as a leading voice and premier resource for philanthropy.

2016 Spirit of Philanthropy Media Release


 

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