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Award to a USA Individual to Recognize Outstanding Charitable Efforts in Human Health

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2023 Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy

Grantmakers In Health (GIH)


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #145225

Grant Description

Award of $5,000 to a USA individual to recognize outstanding efforts in philanthropy related to the field of human health. The award is designed to honor individuals who demonstrate innovation, leadership, boldness, creativity, and achievement. Achievements may be in any area that involves health, such as services, delivery systems, public policy, public participation, prevention, wellness, education, or communications.

The Terrance Keenan Leadership Award pays tribute to the continuous effort of those in the field of health philanthropy. It recognizes and rewards grantmakers whose thoughtful use of philanthropic dollars has had an impact on human health, at any level.

Award recipients’ work should demonstrate responsiveness to the people in their communities, large or small, and particular responsiveness to those in the greatest need. It should also distinguish itself by creativity, risk-taking, and boldness toward forging permanent improvements in health.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The nominee must be, or have been within the last three years, an active grantmaker for at least five years with a health foundation or corporate giving program making grants in the field of health. The individual may serve as a trustee, staff member, or donor.

This is not a lifetime achievement award; the award honors grantmakers whose actions embody Terrance Keenan’s philosophy whether they are in the midst of their service to the field or are at the end of their career. Current GIH board members are not eligible for nomination.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations must be received by Friday, December 9.

The recipient must be available to participate in the award presentation during the GIH Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy, which is slated to be held from June 7 - 9, 2023 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Additional Funding Information:

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

The award carries a $5,000 honorarium.

Contact Information:

Submit a nomination:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2023-TK-Award

Questions should be sent to GIH Program Director Ann McMillan at amcmillan@gih.org.

Grantmakers In Health
1100 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036

P: 202.452.8331

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