Award Criteria

This award recognizes advocacy as one of the most effective and unique roles of nonprofit organizations. Nominated organizations should: 

  • Implement an effective advocacy strategy;
  • Demonstrate success in its advocacy efforts; and
  • Have a significant impact on the organization's constituency.

Coalitions may apply, though coalition work is not a requirement to receive this award. Nominated coalitions must identify all major coalition partners, and identify a lead organization for the purposes of this nomination. Types of advocacy work honored in this category could include: systems change, legislative action, civic engagement, grassroots advocacy, etc.
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Nominations are due no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2023.