John W. Gardner Leadership Award

John W. Gardner, American statesman and founding chair of Independent Sector,
was the ultimate builder of ideas, people, and causes. Each year, we honor
his spirit by recognizing an American visionary whose body of work
has empowered constituencies, strengthened participation, inspired movements,
and improved the community of life on our planet.

We invite you to nominate a worthy individual for our 2016 John W. Gardner Leadership Award.

Nominations period closed February 11, 2016

Award Criteria
Previous Winners
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Note: Independent Sector membership is not required to submit a nomination or be eligible for this award. 

This award will be formally presented during the John W. Gardner Leadership Awards Luncheon at the 2016 Independent Sector Conference in Washington, D.C., November 16-18, 2016.

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