Criteria, Eligibility and Nomination Forms for the Newman Award

 

The Martha S. Newman Award

honors an individual

who has demonstrated outstanding staff performance

in serving the philanthropic community.

 


Martha S. Newman Award Recipients

2017 - Diane Sierpina - The Tow Foundation
2015 - Kim A. Healey - NewAlliance Foundation
2014 - Lucy Ball - Lone Pine Foundation
2013 - David Nee - William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund
2012 - Kate Miller - The Fund for Greater Hartford
2011 - Richard Sussman - Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
2010 - Alice Fitzpatrick - Community Foundation of Southeastern Connecticut
2009 - Kenneth R. Kahn – Greater Hartford Arts Council
2008 - Karen Brown – Fairfield County Community Foundation
2007 - Patti Anne Vassia – Middlesex County Community Foundation


Criteria

The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy will recognize an individual for his/her outstanding staff performance in serving the philanthropic community. Nominees should exemplify personal integrity, dedication to the philanthropic field and a willingness to share their knowledge and expertise.


Eligibility

  • Nominees must be on the staff of a grantmaking organization at the time of the nomination or have retired within the past year.
  • Nominees must have demonstrated sustained and exemplary service to one or more grantmaking organizations and the philanthropic sector in Connecticut or in a region of the state.
  • Nominees should have a history of providing counsel and mentoring to their peers.
  • Only individuals are eligible for the award. Institutions are not eligible.
  • Any grantmaker or nonprofit in Connecticut is eligible to make a nomination.
  • This award is given to individuals during their lifetime.
  • Previously nominated individuals who are not selected may be re-nominated in succeeding years by submission of updated nominating information.
  • Current members of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy’s board of directors and members of the award committee are not eligible to receive The Martha S. Newman Award.

Selection

The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy will appoint a committee to review nominations and to select the honoree. This award will be given in conjunction with CCP’s Annual Conference on May 7, 2019.


Nomination Process

  • Any grantmaker or nonprofit in Connecticut is eligible to make a nomination.
  • Write a letter of nomination describing the nominee related to the selection criteria. Be specific in your comments.
  • Complete the nomination form.
  • Attach a copy of your nominee’s curriculum vitae or bio.

Nominations must be post-marked or received via email by March 15, 2019. Send to:

Connecticut Council for Philanthropy
The Martha S. Newman Award
75 Charter Oak Avenue, Suite 205
Hartford, Connecticut 06106

Email: lallen@CTphilanthropy.org


Questions?

Contact: Laurie Allen: 860-525-5585 or lallen@CTphilanthropy.org