Nominations close 8 March
About the Award
Two Awards determined by public online vote, showcasing:
- A community organisation that is creating positive social or environmental change through a project and the funder that has helped make that change possible through grants and non-financial support. It is hoped that members of Philanthropy NZ will use this Award as an opportunity to highlight a successful project they have funded that demonstrates impactful and thoughtful philanthropy at its best.
- The outstanding achievement of rōpū Māori. This acknowledges a kaupapa Māori organisation run by, and for, Māori, who are achieving extraordinary positive change in their community. This award highlights the positive outcomes made by a Māori community organisation themselves, irrespective of philanthropy and grantmakers.
- Nominations are welcomed from Philanthropy New Zealand members only
- Nominees do not have to be members of Philanthropy New Zealand
- You are unable to nominate yourself as an individual but you are welcome to nominate a project you have supported
- Current staff, board members and the Awards Committee of Philanthropy New Zealand are not eligible for nomination
- All nominations will remain confidential and only successful finalists will be announced.
- Evidence that this project has achieved positive change, in part due to the funding partnerships and other contributions from philanthropy
- Clear reasoning why this project was started and why it required funding
- How the funding helped bring about the change and success of the project.
Kaupapa Māori community organisation:
- Evidence that this project has achieved positive change
- Clear reasoning why this project was started
- How it has helped bring about change.
All nominations for AMP Capital People’s Choice Community Changemaker Award are asked to submit the following supporting documentation.
- Photo of nominee(s) (300dpi)
- Short biography (200 – 300 words)
- Reference to support the reasons for the nomination.
- Short video (3 minutes maximum)
- Additional references and supporting materials
- Additional photos of their work.
- Submissions will be reviewed by the Awards Committee in March 2019
- Finalists will be contacted and announced in early April
- Finalists will then go to public vote to determine the winner in April
- All finalists will be asked to attend the AMP Capital Cocktail Party at the Philanthropy Summit 2019 on Thursday 16 May, where the winner will be announced. If a finalist is unable to attend the Cocktail Party, they can send a representative.