Awards

2015 Prudential Leadership Awards for Exceptional Nonprofit Boards

Prudential Leadership Awards 2014 Winners

Prudential

In recognition of the critical role that boards play in overseeing their organizations’ missions, finances, and strategic directions, BoardSource and Prudential proudly announce the 2015 Prudential Leadership Awards for Exceptional Nonprofit Boards. The awards will recognize nonprofit boards that exemplify exceptional governance. Entering organizations must submit the application form and a video.

Presented as part of the 2015 BoardSource Leadership Forum, the awards will include

  • One $15,000 Grand Prize plus:
    • BoardSource single-board organizational membership for one year
    • BLF registration and two nights’ lodging for two organizational representatives
  • Two $3,000 Honorable Mentions plus:
    • BoardSource single-board organizational membership for one year
    • BLF registration and two nights’ lodging for two organizational representatives

Additional details

Eligibility and Considerations

  • Only 501(c)3 organizations are eligible.
  • Former Prudential Leadership Award winners are not eligible.
  • Organizations with board or staff members who are BoardSource board or staff members are not eligible.
  • BoardSource membership is NOT a requirement for eligibility.
  • Videos that run longer than five minutes will not be considered.

Travel Requirements

  • All three finalists are required to attend the BoardSource Leadership Forum taking place from 8AM Monday November 9 through 5PM Tuesday November 10 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. Award announcements will be made during the luncheon plenary on day two of the conference. Please ensure that your travel arrangements allow you to stay onsite at the hotel until at least 3PM on Tuesday, November 10.
  • BoardSource will provide all three finalists with complimentary conference registrations and two nights’ lodging for two individuals — a board member and the chief executive. Travel expenses will be the responsibility of the finalists.

The Application

Finalists will be notified of their status by Friday, September 11th. 

The winning organizations will provide compelling evidence that they practice exceptional governance and that their specific examples of exceptional governance are intentional and board driven. The application consists of two parts, as listed below. Note: BOTH application components must be completed for consideration.

  1. An application form
  2. A two-to-five minute video addressing your board-driven achievement(s) (Due to the large size of video files, these submissions must be made via our file storage site at www.hightail.com)

BoardSource will promote the 2015 Prudential Leadership Awards prominently on its Web site and social media channels. Several applicant videos will be uploaded to the BoardSource YouTube channel.

Questions? Contact Leadership.Awards@boardsource.org

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