(information provided from a press release from United Way)
Central Ohio is home to many remarkable agencies working to improve lives and strengthen our community. This spring, United Way of Central Ohio will honor one of those special agencies with the 3rd Annual Richard V. Carrick Community Leadership Award (The Carrick Award). Last year's award was presented to Boys and Girls Clubs of Columbus. We are currently seeking nominations for the 2015 award.
The Carrick Award recognizes a United Way Member Agency for excellence in leadership, collaboration, and achievement. The award is accompanied by an honorarium of $5,000 to support agency staff in pursuing professional and leadership opportunities.
The Carrick Award will be presented Tuesday, May 5, 2015 during UWCO's annual Celebration of Excellence event.
We hope you will consider nominating an agency. Nominations may be submitted by UWCO member agency board or staff members, other community organizations, individual members of the community, and UWCO staff. Self-nominations are welcome.
The agency receiving the award:
Demonstrates leadership in working collaboratively with other organizations and systems to implement innovative responses to community needs;
Achieves successful and measurable results in one of UWCO's impact areas;
Develops and communicates a clear and compelling vision of a stronger community;
Engages in strategic planning to effectively address community needs and opportunities; and
Exhibits a strong commitment to and advocates for diversity and inclusion.
The nomination must include a description, in no more than 2-3 typed pages, of how the agency demonstrates the above characteristics, with supporting data and examples. Two letters of support for the nomination may be submitted and are encouraged, but are not required.
Nominations may be mailed to:
United Way of Central Ohio
Evelyn Johns Rivera
360 South Third Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 2, 2015.
Thank you for taking the time to nominate an agency for The Richard V. Carrick Community Leadership Award!