John W. Gardner Leadership Award

The John W. Gardner Leadership Award was established in 1985 to honor outstanding Americans who exemplify the leadership and the ideals of John W. Gardner (1912-2002), American statesman and founding chair of Independent Sector. Independent Sector presents the award each year to an individual whose leadership in or with the nonprofit community has been transformative and who has mobilized and unified people, institutions, or causes that improve the quality of life on our planet.

Rosanne Haggerty

Rosanne Haggerty - founder, president and CEO of Community Solutions - is the 2017 John W. Gardner Award winner. Learn more about Rosanne's transformative leadership.

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