Philanthropy Award

This award profiles philanthropy that is outstanding in its generosity, effectiveness, vision, high impact and transformative quality. The Award recognises and encourages personal or professional philanthropic donations over a period of time by an individual(s), partnership, family or business to Australian health and medical research.

The Awards Committee will consider nominees that can display evidence of:

  1. Achievements of a philanthropic individual, couple, family or organisation;
  2. Engendering leadership and advocacy to give with impact, offering examples of good practice for others in the philanthropy sector;
  3. Scale of financial contribution made or generated; and
  4. Recognition of philanthropic achievements in at least the last five years (since 2015).

Please keep your submission to 700-800 words.

Please Note:

  • Nominations can be for any individual, team or organisation that meets the criteria for that Award category.
  • Research Australia Membership is not a prerequisite nor is it of any advantage or disadvantage during the nomination process.
  • Each nominee requires a primary and a secondary nominator.
  • The primary nominator must be an employee of a current (financial) member of Research Australia. A person can only be the primary nominator across a maximum of two Award Categories.
  • The secondary nominator (can be an individual, team or organisation) and need not be a Research Australia member.
  • Nominations close August 3 and finalists are announced in September.
  • The Winners are announced at the official Awards Ceremony and Gala dinner on December 17 at the Four Seasons Sydney.

Nomination Form

    Nominee

  • Nominator (must be a Research Australia member)

  • Secondary Nominator

 

Criteria – Please keep entire application to 700-800 words in total

    1. What is/are the achievement(s) of the philanthropic individual, couple, family or organisation?

  • 2. How has the Nominee engendered leadership and advocacy to give with impact, offering examples of good practice for others in the philanthropy sector?

  • 3. Scale of financial contribution made or generated

  • 4. Did the philanthropic achievement(s) span over (at least) the last five years?

  • Supporting Materials (please do not email more than 2 pages of text)

 

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