Nominate a California Leader For a 2018 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award
The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards recognize and support individuals who are advancing innovative and effective solutions to California’s most pressing issues. The Foundation awards $200,000 to each recipient’s organization and helps share their approaches with policymakers and practitioners.
The Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2018 awards. To nominate an innovative leader you know, visit irvine.org/leadership. Nominations will be accepted through April 28, 2017.
The Awards recognize exceptional leadership, characterized by:
SIGNIFICANCE The leader's work addresses an issue that is critical to California's future, and the issue is anticipated to affect the quality of life of a substantial number of Californians into the future.
EFFECTIVENESS The leader has been highly effective in achieving positive change. His or her work has a measurable record of accomplishment.
INNOVATION The leader is advancing an innovative strategy that directly improves people's lives. The work represents a leap in creativity or a fundamental departure from usual practice.
With just a few hours of your time to complete the nomination process, you could have a significant impact on the work of a leader you know. The Foundation also encourages nominations of candidates and organizations that reflect the broad diversity of California.