International e-Philanthropy Awards
Tuesday, 5th July 2005 at 1:07 pm
Nominations are now being sought in a worldwide call for entries for the first Annual International ePhilanthropy Awards, by the ePhilanthropy Foundation.
Until August 1 2005, web sites can get into the running by being nominated for The International ePhilanthropy Awards and the accompanying industry recognition and increased awareness of their best practices.
All nominations are to be made online at http://www.ephilanthropy.org/Awards
The awards are presented by the ePhilanthropy Foundation, a global leader in providing training to charities for the ethical and efficient use of the Internet for philanthropic purposes through education and advocacy.
The awards are presented with support from FundraisingInfo.com, eTapestry, GetActive Software, Artez Interactive and TenneyTech.
Nominees will be announced following August 1, 2005 and the winners will be unveiled on September 22, 2005 at a ceremony in New York City.
Reflecting the web’s democratic spirit, the Foundation says it is seeking web sites of all shapes and sizes representing charities/NGOs around the world. Self-nominations are encouraged.
Sites can be nominated in four (4) divisions, including: Best Online Donations/ Fundraising (revenue generating) Campaign, Best Event Registration and/or Membership Campaign, Best Community Building/ Volunteerism and/or Activism (non-revenue) Campaign and Best ePhilanthropy Research Project.
Sites are judged on the basis of content, structure and navigation, visual design, functionality, interactivity, the nominees use of the Internet to build relationships, community and outreach, innovative techniques, fundraising effectiveness, attention to privacy and security issues and overall experience.
Nominations must be submitted online via the ePhilanthropy Foundation awards website.
Be a part of ePhilanthropy history by nominating the “best of the best”, for complete details and online nomination form go to http://www.ephilanthropy.org/Awards
Acclaimed artist Edward Kachurik has designed a beautiful glass sculpture that represents the high ideals of the International ePhilanthropy Awards. The winning entry in each category will receive an engraved Kachurick glass sculpture along with a $500 gift to their favourite charity.
A panel of high profile philanthropy leaders serving as judges will make the final selection for each award. Judges include representatives from the Not for Profit and for-profit sector.
Questions about the awards should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org