Community Leadership Awards: Categories and Criteria

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Quorum Business of the Year 
Demonstrates excellence and success in business or profession
Visibly supports the LGBTA community by providing contributions and/or in-kind services and other support to nonprofit organizations, political issues, or other community-wide causes

Quorum Corporate Equality Partner of the Year 
Demonstrates excellence and success in business or profession
Visibly supports the LGBTA community by providing contributions and/or in-kind services and other support to nonprofit organizations, political issues, or other community-wide causes
Recipient is not required to be be a member of Quorum but is required at minimum to be a member of the NGLCC (National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce)

Quorum Nonprofit of the Year
Is a nonprofit with 501(c)3 status
Openly supports issues and/or provides services that benefit and enhance the health, spirit, pride, and diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in our community

Quorum Business Leader of the Year
Demonstrates excellence and success in business or profession
Demonstrates leadership in the community through volunteer activities and/or serving as a positive role model for others

Quorum Inclusion Leader of the Year
Demonstrates leadership that creates an environment that embraces the inclusion of all voices and perspectives
Demonstrates a commitment to creating a fully inclusive organizational culture
Openly supports issues and/or provides services that benefit and enhance the health, spirit, pride, and diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in the workplace
NOTE: The recipient of this award may be an individual or an organization

Quorum Lifetime Achievement Award
Demonstrates significant leadership benefiting the LGBTA community across the span of the individual's personal and/or professional life
NOTE: The individual recipient of this award is not required to be a Quorum member

Quorum Ally of the Year
Demonstrates excellence and success in business or profession
Visibly supports the LGBTA community by providing contributions and/or in-kind services and other support to nonprofit organizations, political issues, or other community-wide causes
May be an individual or an organization

Quorum Student of the Year
Openly supports issues and/or provides services that benefit and enhance the health, spirit, pride, and diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in our community
Demonstrates excellence and success in business or profession
Is currently enrolled in an educational setting

Quorum Rising Star Young Professional
Demonstrates excellence and success in business or profession
Is a young professional (under 35)
Demonstrates leadership in the community through volunteer a

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