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Wednesday
Sep272017

Fifth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize launched 

Bhekinkosi Moyo (2nd R) receiving the Olga Prize, December 2016The GFCF is pleased to announce the launch of the fifth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize. The prize was established in memory of Olga Alexeeva, founder of Philanthropy Bridge Foundation (PBF), by former PBF trustees in honour of her memory and beliefs.

Nominations are now being accepted, with the prize of £5,000 to be awarded to an individual who has demonstrated remarkable leadership, creativity and results in developing philanthropy for progressive social change in an emerging market country or countries. The prize will be for the individual winner to use at their discretion. The prize is generously supported by Charities Aid FoundationCharles Stewart Mott Foundation and the Vladimir Potanin Foundation.

As in previous years, the GFCF will be organising the prize in association with Alliance magazine and WINGS. The deadline for nominations is 19 December 2017. If you would like to see a colleague recognized in this way, find out more about eligibility and download the nomination form, please click here.

Following the deadline, a shortlist of up to six finalists will be developed by the three founders of the prize: Maria Chertok of CAF Russia & former PBF trustee; Caroline Hartnell, consultant & former PBF chair; and Jenny Hodgson of the GFCF & former PBF adviser. The final winner of the £5,000 prize will then be selected by a panel of international judges, to be announced shortly.

All shortlisted candidates will be funded to attend a global philanthropy conference in the first half of 2018 as well as being invited to speak at a session during the conference and profiled in a special supplement published prior to the event.

Now all we need are good nominations!


Click here to download the nomination form

If you have any questions, contact olgaalexeevaprize@alliancemagazine.org

Click here for more information about the prize, including details of past winners

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