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2018 Hilton Humanitarian Prize

Award to a USA, Canada, or International Nonprofit
for Outstanding Contributions to Humanitarian Aid

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/18/17 Midnight PST Receipt

Description:

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International nonprofit organization to recognize outstanding contributions to alleviate human suffering. The purpose of this award is to honor and advance the recipient organization’s efforts and call attention to the global need for humanitarian aid, thereby encouraging others to expand their support.

Nomination materials should emphasize the organization’s accomplishments rather than future goals. Both historic and recent performance should be addressed. Following are suggested elements to consider in describing your nominee’s work:

-Extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering
-Established record of achievement
-Demonstration of long-term sustainable impact
-Ability to serve as a model for other nonprofits
-Demonstration of effective partnerships
-Innovation in program design
-Organizational capacity and administrative efficiency

The Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize is the world’s largest annual humanitarian award presented to a nonprofit organization judged to have made extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146363

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

$2,000,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nominee Eligibility:
-Nominees must be organizations, not individuals.
-Nominees must be established, nongovernmental, publicly supported charitable organizations.
-U.S. Internal Revenue Service tax-exempt status—or the equivalent for international organizations—will determine eligibility. (International nominees will be contacted by the Foundation for appropriate documentation.)
-Nominees must be legally established for at least five years in order to be considered.
-Nominees must have audited financial statements and an operating budget (expenditures) greater than U.S. $750,000.

Nominator Qualifications:
-The nominator should have direct knowledge of the nominated organization’s work.
-The nominator may not be an officer or employee—or any other individual receiving remuneration for his or her services from the nominated organization. Board members may nominate providing they receive no payment for their service.
-The nominator may not be a family member of an officer or employee of the nominated organization.
-The nominator may not be the founder of the nominated organization.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations for the 2018 Prize must be received by October 18, 2017 by midnight PST.

The nomination process is done entirely online. The nominee is contacted directly by the Foundation and asked to provide supporting materials.

All nominees will be notified in writing as to the outcome of the Prize selection in the summer of the year the Prize is awarded.

About the Hilton Humanitarian Prize:
https://www.hiltonfoundation.org/humanitarian-prize/about

FAQ:
https://www.hiltonfoundation.org/news/60-prize-frequently-asked-questions

Resources:
https://www.hiltonfoundation.org/humanitarian-prize/resources

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Register online to submit a nomination:
http://prize.hiltonfoundation.org/

Prize Department:
818.851.3700
nominations@hiltonfoundation.org

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
30440 Agoura Road
Agoura Hills, CA 91301

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