Each year, The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards recognize and support individuals who are advancing innovative and effective solutions to significant state issues. The Foundation awards $200,000 to each recipient’s organization and helps them share their promising approaches with policymakers and practitioners.
The Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2017 awards.
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.
Know a great leader? Nominate one today by visiting here. Nominations must be submitted by April 29, 2016.
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