Responsive Philanthropy Award Selection Criteria
The Responsive Philanthropy Award recognizes the partnership between funders and nonprofits in mobilizing resources for public benefit. Nominated organizations should:
- Be responsive to citizen initiatives;
- Recognize public policy issues and long-term strategies to fight problems; and
- Commit substantial resources to disadvantaged people and Minnesota communities through a process of dialogue and partnership.
This award is intended to honor the work of private foundations, community foundations, or corporate giving programs in Minnesota. Once a nomination form is completed, the nominated funder will be asked to complete an application to further provide detail on their organization and philanthropic focus.