Legacy of Leadership Awards

Legacy of Leadership Awards

Recognizing Legacy and Innovation in Philanthropy

The Legacy of Leadership Awards recognize Philanthropy Southwest foundation members and individuals from across the Southwest region, celebrating the spirit of leadership, legacy, and innovation. Award candidates are reviewed by the Legacy of Leadership Awards Committee, a PSW volunteer committee. Selected recipients are recognized at that year’s Annual Conference during the Celebration of Philanthropy closing event, a formal awards reception and dinner.

 

Three Distinct Awards

Pillar of Philanthropy Award Groundbreaker Award Trailblazer Award

Awarded to a Philanthropy Southwest member who understands the value of collaboration and has shown long-term commitment to the philanthropic sector

Awarded to a Philanthropy Southwest member foundation initiative or project focusing on innovation and excellence during the year of the conference

Awarded to a Philanthropy Southwest individual foundation member staff or trustee who has provided a strong voice for philanthropy

 

Applications close July 31, 2021 and Award recipients are announced on September 1, 2021

Submit your Nomination

*Please see the PDF application below for a reference for your online nomination submission - all submissions must be submitted through the link above*

Legacy of Leadership Awards Guidelines for Nomination

To be a Pillar of Philanthropy Awardee, a member foundation must:  

•    Be a PSW member in good standing for at least 10 years

•    Have demonstrated qualities of impact to PSW

•    Be present to receive the award in-person at the PSW Annual Conference on Thursday, October 21, 2021 in Oklahoma City, OK

•    May self-nominate or be nominated by an organization/individual 

To be a Groundbreaker Awardee, a member foundation must: 

•    Be a PSW member in good standing for at least one year

•    Have demonstrated qualities of impact through a foundation initiative or project focusing on innovation and excellence to their community

•    Be present to receive the award in-person at the PSW Annual Conference on Thursday, October 21, 2021 in Oklahoma City, OK

•    May self-nominate or be nominated by an organization/individual 

To be a Trailblazer Awardee, a member foundation individual must: 

•    Be a PSW member in good standing for at least one year

•    The member foundation may nominate an individual staff member or trustee of the organization that has demonstrated qualities of being a strong voice or advocate

•    Be present to receive the award in-person at the PSW Annual Conference on Thursday, October 21, 2021 in Oklahoma City, OK

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