PHILANTHROPIST OF THE YEAR
The winner for this category has to show outstanding moral, financial and/or resource support and investment in the community. This award honors an extraordinary patron who has shown exceptional leadership in the area of personal philanthropy and who, through their giving, has made a remarkable difference in bringing about sustainable social change.
The Philanthropy Award seeks primarily to identify and recognize and individual for their exemplary and unique contributions towards the development of the regionsâ€™ socially and economically. The Philanthropist Award will be given to a nominee who serves as an example to others through their material and financial support, as well as their willingness to tread untried paths. The philanthropy award will be awarded to individuals and organizations that set a standard of excellence that is an inspiration for others to follow.