Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Nominations
A. All Tampa Bay non-profits, corporations, foundations, and civic and service organizations are encouraged to nominate their donors, community partners, leaders and other volunteers for an award appropriate to their role.
Q. When are nominations due?
A. Nominations must be submitted online by midnight on August 9.
Q. When will award recipients be selected?
A. Honorees and their nominator(s) will be notified by September 9 about the status of their nominations. Letters of regret will also be sent to nominators via email.
Q. What are the expectations of honorees?
A. Award recipients are expected to attend the National Philanthropy Day breakfast, film a short video message, and, if availability permits, attend an honoree event.
Q. Can I nominate in more than one category?
A. Yes, you may submit nominations in multiple categories, but you are limited to one nomination per category. Only one honoree will be selected from each organization. However, if one of your nominees is selected as the Philanthropist of the Year, it will not affect your other nominations. Judges will select the Philanthropist of the Year before considering the candidates in the other categories.
Q. Can I submit the same nomination that I submitted last year?
A. Yes! The awards are very competitive and your nominee may have been close to winning. We encourage you to update the information and resubmit.
Q. What if my nominee was nominated by another organization and received an award in a previous year. Can I nominate them again?
A. Yes, as long as it is in a different category. Recipients may not receive the same award more than once.
Q. I am having a problem submitting the form online. Who do I call?
A. Call Chapter Administrator Chandra Tracy (727) 642-9000 or email Chandra.
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