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2017 NPD Awards Nomination Form and Information

You may make an NPD nomination online here. We strongly suggest that you print out and read the following information before you begin filling out the online form.

2017 National Philanthropy Day Awards

Category Guidelines and Nomination Process

Award Recipients are recognized at the 30th Annual Luncheon on Thursday, November 2, 2017 and MUST BE PRESENT TO RECEIVE THE AWARD.

The New Mexico Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP‐NM) invite nominations of the below categories to recognize those individuals, organizations, and businesses that make our state a better place to live through great vision, compassion, and generosity.

GUIDELINES

• Nominations are encouraged to be made online here. Forms may be printed/mailed as well.

• One category must be selected for each nomination. Late applications will not be considered.

• Award recipients must attend the event to receive their recognition; therefore, we ask that you verify their ability to attend before nominating them.

Items needed to complete Nomination Packet:

Complete one form per nominee.

1. Complete contact information for the nominator and nominee.

2. In a narrative of no more than two (2) pages, address each of the award category criteria.

3. Provide (1) one‐page maximum letter of support from someone other than the nominator.

4. Provide a (1) one‐page maximum bio or organizational history in narrative form.

5. Additional items will not be considered.

Nominations may be submitted:

Online here (preferred method)

• Scan/email complete nomination packet to staff@afp‐nm.org

• Mail complete nomination packet with postmark by August 9, 2017 to: AFP‐NM Award Nominations, P.O. Box 37408, Albuquerque, NM 87176

NPD AWARD CATEGORIES

Outstanding Business/Corporation in Philanthropy

This business or corporation (any size) demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support and community involvement in New Mexico.

• Must provide total number of employees and percent involvement.

• Provide evidence of direct financial support for projects, programs, or capital improvements.

• Describe the impact or achievements as a result of this financial support.

• Provide evidence of encouragement and motivation given to employees to contribute financially and

volunteer in community activities.

Outstanding Foundation in Philanthropy

This foundation embraces the vision of philanthropy to benefit services and programs in New Mexico and demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support and through encouragement and motivation of others to take leadership roles in philanthropy.

• Describe the achievements accomplished, the benefited programs, the amount given, and the community impact. (Information will not be shared without permission.)

• Describe encouragement and motivation given to others to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement.

Outstanding New Mexico Leader in Philanthropy

This individual or family has a proven record of exceptional philanthropic leadership and demonstrates civic and social responsibility in their region of New Mexico.

• Describe the amount given and the impact of gift support such as new programs or projects launched or goals achieved. (Information will not be shared without permission.)

• If known, briefly describe gift support to other charitable organizations.

• Describe encouragement and motivation given to others to take leadership roles in philanthropy (i.e. challenge gifts, matching gifts, volunteering, etc.)

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

This volunteer may be an individual, couple, or community board member who has demonstrated experience raising funds in a volunteer capacity in New Mexico.

• Describe projects, time and effort spent, and amounts raised.

• Describe significance of projects in community.

• Wherever possible, list fundraising involvement with other nonprofit organizations.

Outstanding Fundraising Professional

This outstanding New Mexico fundraiser practices the profession in an exemplary manner in accordance with the AFP Code of Ethics. This candidate must have at least 10 years' experience as a paid fundraising professional.

• Describe the breadth of the individual's fundraising career; include major fundraising achievements and their impact.

• Illustrate commitment to the profession such as professional fundraising certification, publication, volunteer community involvement, and involvement in professional fundraising organizations.

Any nomination submissions postmarked or submitted electronically after August 9, 2017 will not be considered.

Questions can be referred to the AFP Chapter Administrator at 505‐239‐9106 or staff@afp‐nm.org

 

2017 NPD Award Nomination Form

PLEASE REVIEW THE NOMINATION GUIDELINES FOR NOMINATING

AND FILL OUT ALL REQUESTED INFORMATION COMPLETELY.

Nominate online here. One form for each nomination.

Complete nominee contact information is required for nomination to be considered.

Information will not be shared without permission.

NOMINATOR NAME ____________________________________________________________________

COMPANY/ORGANIZATION ______________________________________________________________

TITLE ________________________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS _____________________________________________________________________________

CITY, STATE, ZIP ________________________________________________________________________

EMAIL _______________________________________________________________________________

DAY PHONE ___________________________________ EVENING PHONE _________________________

NOMINEE ____________________________________________________________________________

NOMINATION CATEGORY ________________________________________________________________

COMPANY/ORGANIZATION__________________________________ POSITION ____________________

TITLE ________________________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS _____________________________________________________________________________

CITY, STATE, ZIP ________________________________________________________________________

EMAIL _______________________________________________________________________________

DAY PHONE __________________________________ EVENING PHONE __________________________

1. In a narrative of no more than two (2) pages, address each of the award category criteria.

2. Provide a (1) one‐page letter of support from someone other than the nominator.

3. Provide a (1) one‐page maximum bio or organizational history in narrative form.

4. Additional items will not be considered.

PLEASE NOTE & SIGN: I, ____________________________, affirm that I, the nominator, have verified that the nominee can attend the National Philanthropy Day luncheon on Thursday, November 2, 2017 if selected as the recipient. I also understand that I will be notified first, then the AFP President will call my nominee if s/he/they is/are selected as an Award Recipient.

Please scan and email your complete nomination packet to staff@afp‐nm.org

or mail to:

AFP‐NM AWARD NOMINATIONS, PO Box 37408, Albuquerque, NM 87176.

INCOMPLETE PACKETS AND THOSE POSTMARKED OR SENT ELECTRONICALLY

AFTER AUGUST 9, 2017 WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

NPD nomination forms, guidelines, and list of past award recipients can be found at afp‐nm.org.

Questions: Contact the AFP‐NM Chapter 505‐239‐9106, staff@afp‐nm.org.