Aetna Voice of Conscience Award

Posted by on May 27, 2005

[posted from RFP Bulletin]

Aetna Voice Of Conscience Award Call for Nominations Announced
Deadline: June 15, 2005

The Aetna Voice of Conscience Award was created in memory of tennis great Arthur Ashe Jr., a member of Aetna’s (<a href=""></a>) board of directors for more than ten years and chairman of the Aetna Foundation (<a href=""></a>) at the time of his death.

The Voice of Conscience Award will be presented to a citizen/leader who emulates the selfless commitment to education, civil rights, health, and human services that Arthur had. The award winner will receive a $50,000 grant for the nonprofit organizations of his or her choice.

Characteristics of the award recipient include a commitment to advancing human rights, opportunity, and dignity; a commitment to serving others, regardless of personal benefit; devotion to achieving humanitarian ideals; a record of accomplishment in civil rights, education, health care, and social equity; a willingness to take risks for challenging causes; and the ability to transcend boundaries across race, culture, class, faith, and ethnicity.

For complete program guidelines, an online nomination form, and information on past winners, visit the Aetna Foundation Web site.

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