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2017 Nomination for Business or Corporate Philanthropist

Business or Corporate Philanthropist of the Year

All nominations due no later than 6 p.m. E.S.T. on Monday, July 10, to

This award is presented to a business or corporation of any size, that has demonstrated outstanding commitment through financial support and encouragement which motivates others to take leadership roles toward philanthropic and community involvement. In making its decision, the Awards Committee considers:

  • Evidence of direct financial support of community projects and nonprofit organizations over recent years.
  • Evidence of encouraging and motivating other business leaders and/or employees to take leadership roles toward philanthropy and community involvement.


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Nominator Name: _____________________________________________________


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Please note, we encourage supplemental materials and/or video submissions.

I. Describe the support the nominee has provided (money, time, other resources, etc.) in recent years.  If more than one nonprofit has benefited, please list and offer examples.


II. Provide evidence of the nominee’s encouragement and motivation given to others.


III.Describe the top three impacts the nominee has had on the organization(s) and the greater Charleston Community.


IV. If your nominee is selected as a recipient, a video will be presented during the 2017 awards luncheon.   Please include the names and emails of individuals (3 – 5) who should appear in such video.

Please encourage additional letters of support from a diverse range of individuals or nonprofits.