John W. Gardner Leadership Award

Posted by on July 14, 2008

Independent Sector Accepting Nominations for the John W. Gardner Leadership Award
Deadline: January 30, 2009

The John W. Gardner Leadership Award was established in 1985 to honor outstanding Americans who exemplify the leadership and ideals of John W. Gardner (1912-2002), American statesman and founding chair of Independent Sector (

Independent Sector presents the award each year to an individual whose leadership in or with the nonprofit community has been transformative and who has mobilized and unified people, institutions, or causes that improve people’s lives.

Accompanying this award is a prize of $10,000 and a replica of an original relief bust of John Gardner.

Anyone may nominate an individual for the award. Nominations should be made without the candidate’s knowledge.

Visit the Independent Sector Web site for nomination guidelines and a nomination form.

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