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					                      PLANNED GIVING COUNCIL OF ACADIANA
                            2008 Awards for Philanthropy


         The Planned Giving Council of Acadiana invites you to nominate one or more
individuals and/or organizations for our 2008 Philanthropic Awards. It is important that we
appropriately recognize those volunteers and professionals in our community who reflect the true
spirit of generosity, creative leadership, and community and team building. Deadline for
nominations is Friday, September 12. The awards will be presented at our Philanthropy Day
Reception on Tuesday, November 11, 2008.


AWARDS CATEGORIES & CRITERIA

Outstanding Philanthropist

       For this award, the nominee must have a proven record of exceptional generosity over
       several years. We are seeking persons whose generosity encourages others to follow that
       example. We are seeking a candidate who has demonstrated outstanding civic
       responsibility through financial support. The narrative should specifically address your
       nominee's outstanding philanthropic services as well as other civic responsibilities or
       accomplishments. Please consider the following criteria when evaluating your nominee
       and include this information in your nomination:

       •Evidence of direct financial support to your organization or to the community
       •Specific achievements, such as new programs launched through the nominee's efforts
       •Evidence of encouragement and motivation given to others to take leadership roles
       toward philanthropy and community involvement
       •Description of participation in and support of other nonprofit organizations
       •Evidence of philanthropic support of innovative approaches to solving problems


Outstanding Philanthropic Organization

       This award goes to a corporate or private foundation or other organization whose
       outstanding financial support of charitable causes sets an example for others to follow.
       The narrative should specifically address your nominee's outstanding philanthropic
       services as well as other civic responsibilities and accomplishments. The following
       criteria should be considered when evaluating nominees:

       •Evidence of direct gift support, including agencies and causes supported
       •Description of impact of gift support on projects
       •Evidence of encouragement and motivation given others to take leadership roles toward
        philanthropy and community involvement
       •Evidence of philanthropic support of innovative approaches to solving problems
Outstanding Fund Raising Volunteer

       The individuals eligible for this nomination must have demonstrated exceptional
       leadership skills in coordinating groups of volunteers for one or more major fund
       raising projects, as well as commitment for the advancement of philanthropy in
       general. The narrative should specifically address your nominee's outstanding
       volunteer services as well as other civic responsibilities and accomplishments.
       Please consider your nominee's achievement and accomplishments:

       •Evidence of quality of leadership and organization ability in fund raising
       campaigns
       •Description of time, effort and financial commitment
       •Description of fund raising goals achieved by his/her effort
       •Evidence of success in recruiting and motivating others
       •Description of participation in other nonprofit organizations


NOMINATION PROCEDURES

       •Complete the attached nomination form (forms may be photocopied)
       •Include no more than 3 pages of supporting documents
       •Submit original of nomination form and 4 copies
       •Nominations must be received no later than Noon, September 12, 2008
       •Mail or deliver nomination packet to:

                                 Sarah H. Berthelot
                               United Way of Acadiana
                               215 East Pinhook Road
                              Lafayette, Louisiana 70501

             •For questions, call Sarah Berthelot at 706-1221, or e-mail:
                    Sarah.berthelot@unitedwayofacadiana.org


Note: Thank you for nominating a candidate for the 2008 Philanthropic Awards. Your
nomination will be kept on file for a total of three years. If any at time, you wish to
withdraw or revise your nomination, please contact the Planned Giving Council of
Acadiana at www.pgcouncil-acadiana.org.

				
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