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Award Nominations

Board of Directors Candidate Nominations


We are currently seeking nominations for 2022-2024 two-year terms for the board of directors from both member representatives and community members.

Nominations are due by TUESDAY, MARCH 15 via this JotForm link: https://form.jotform.com/220264353852049.

Please click here to see the informational packet and sample nomination form for more information.



Social Justice Award Nominations


Nominations are closed at this time.


Nomination Guidelines


Eleanor R. Gerson Leadership in Social Justice AwardThis award honors an individual who has demonstrated ongoing, long term leadership in the advancement of social justice and has made significant contributions to social justice causes.
Distinguished Activist AwardThis award honors an individual connected to Greater Cleveland Community Shares whose social justice activism and efforts have demonstrably contributed to the mission and/or effectiveness of Community Shares in a significant and positive way in the past year.
Rising Activist AwardThis award honors an individual under the age of 40 connected to Greater Cleveland Community Shares whose demonstrable contributions of social justice activism and efforts in the past year set a strong example for young adult leadership and engagement in the social justice arena in Greater Cleveland.
Social Justice Communications AwardThis award honors outstanding communications in Greater Cleveland regarding social justice issues, helping strengthen social justice awareness, advocacy, and/or action. Nominations can include individuals; specific news stories or organizations; relevant public relations/marketing; social media campaigns by specific organizations; innovative and/or effective communications initiatives by/about social justice oriented organizations or individuals; or other media/communications efforts that specifically fit the social-justice themed description above.

Member Organization of the Year AwardThis award honors the Community Shares Member Organization that has made the most notable and significant contributions to building a stronger local community and to advancing social justice in the past year.

For a list of previous recipients, click here.



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