In recognition of the critical role that boards play in overseeing their organizations' missions, finances, and strategic directions, BoardSource and Prudential proudly announce the 2013 Prudential Leadership Awards for Exceptional Nonprofit Boards.
Presented as part of the 2013 BoardSource Leadership Forum, the awards will include: •One $15,000 Grand Prize plus: ◦BoardSource single-board organizational membership for one year ◦BLF registration and lodging for two organizational representatives •Two $3,000 Honorable Mentions plus: ◦BoardSource single-board organizational membership for one year ◦BLF registration and lodging for two organizational representatives
In conjunction with the theme of the Forum, the awards will recognize nonprofit boards that exemplify exceptional governance and that demonstrate the concept of "Bold Leadership: Taking Risks, Thinking Big" for their organizations in at least one of three areas: structure, fundraising, and governance. The awards are intended to inspire and support new approaches to strengthening and building organizational impact through board leadership.
The winning organizations will provide compelling evidence that they practice exceptional governance and that the bold moves they have made are high impact and board driven. Each applicant was required to submit a two- to five-minute video addressing a board-driven achievement. Here are a selection of our entries.