The Outstanding Corporate Philanthropy Leadership Award
Council Awards Programs
About the Award
The Outstanding Corporate Philanthropy Leadership Award will recognize an individual at a corporate foundation or a corporate giving program that is advancing the greater good. This award celebrates those who embody the integrity, leadership, and accomplishment that defines excellence in the field of philanthropy.
The criteria for this award reflects the characteristics and attributes of corporate philanthropy’s foremost leaders. The individual should possess qualities such as:
- Leadership: The individual has demonstrated admirable leadership in the face of crisis or has shown a unique capacity to take their organization and the field to new heights.
- Courage: The individual has taken stands on issues important to them and their work and is willing to push their organization and the field to do better.
- Integrity: The individual embodies qualities such as fairness, a commitment to equity, and a willingness to admit faults and learn from mistakes.
- Trust: The individual centers trust in their relationships with partners and other stakeholders and furthers public trust in philanthropy.