Kiwi Invest – Emerging Leader Award

 

Nominations closed 8 March. The winner will be announced at the Direct Capital Cocktail and Awards Ceremony, 16 May 2019.

 

About the Award

The Philanthropy New Zealand Emerging Leader Award recognises the contribution of someone new to the sector who is making a significant impact on philanthropy or grantmaking.

 

Eligibility

  • The nominee must have less than three years experience in the sector and be making a mark as an emerging leader, driver of innovation and best practice, and/or broker of connection and collaboration
  • 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 an individual 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.

 

Selection criteria

This Award:

  • Recognises some with less than three years experience in the sector
  • Recognises someone who is making a mark as an emerging leader, driver of innovation and best practice, and/or broker of connection and collaboration
  • Is for a New Zealand-based individual who works (either paid or voluntarily) in the field of philanthropy.

 

Support materials

All nominations for the Philanthropy New Zealand Emerging Leader Award are asked to submit the following supporting documentation.

 

Required:

  • Photo of the nominee (300dpi)
  • Short biography (200 – 300 words)
  • Reference supporting the reasons for the nomination.

 

Optional:

  • Short video (3 minutes maximum)
  • Additional references and supporting materials
  • Additional photos of their work.

 

Selection process

  • Submissions will be reviewed by the Awards Committee in April 2019
  • Finalists will be contacted and announced in April
  • Finalists will be asked to attend the Direct 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.

 


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