Philanthropy Awards Categories
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Corporate Philanthropist - Recognizes community-minded corporate citizens who through their foundation, corporate giving program, and/or employees, commit significant resources to assist organizations in meeting community needs.
Individual Philanthropist - Pays tribute to an exceptional individual and/or family who generously provides a lead gift, substantially assists a non-profit organization, or offers philanthropic leadership.
Foundation or Community Grant Maker - Recognizes a community grant-making organization that offers funds, encouragement, and motivation to non-profits and grant makers while supporting non-profits organizational goals.
Collaborative Project - Recognizes a partnership or group demonstrating exceptional innovation and creativity resulting in broad-based community benefit. Their activities excel at building support raising funds, and increasing public awareness.
Volunteer of the Year - Recognizes a volunteer(s) who starts, supports, and/or enhances the programs and services that an organization provides, and makes a difference in the organization's ability to serve its community.
Next Generation - Pays tribute to a young individual (18 or under) whose activities excel at building support, raising funds, and/or increasing public awareness for the benefit of a non-profit, school, or community need.
Lifetime Achievement - Presented to an exceptional individual or East Bay-based organization who motivates others to give, commits time and energy without compensation, and provides talent for strategy, relationship enhancement and the successful solicitation of donations.