Charles R. Stephens - Excellence in Diversity Chapter Award

Below is the online nomination form for the Charles R. Stephens Excellence in Diversity Chapter Award.

For more information about the award, including explanation of eligibility, process and judging, please click here.

The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, August 25, 2017.

Selected chapters will be honored at the AFP Leadership Academy in October 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The honorees' accomplishments will also be recognized in AFP's publications.

Nominees will be considered for the award based on the responses to the five criteria in this application (below).

Note: The maximum number of words for the entire nomination is 2,000. This includes text for ALL of the five criteria. Nominators are free to divide the words for each criterion however they like, but the total word count should not exceed 2,000.
1. Describe the diversity challenges in your community that this project was seeking to address.
2. Describe the project or initiatives that the chapter put together and how it was implement.
3. Describe how the project or initiative turned out.
4. Describe the impact of the project or initiative on the local community and/or the fundraising profession and charitable sector.
5. Describe what the chapter learned from this project or initiative and your plans to move forward in the future.

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Nominator Information


By submitting this form, I DO CERTIFY that the above-named chapter is hereby nominated for this AFP Award. I further authorize AFP to publicize this information for use by other AFP chapters in whatever way AFP may consider appropriate.

Please note: If you experience any issues completing this online form, you can send the required information via email to Thank you.