Funding brief: At $2 million, the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize is the world’s largest annual humanitarian award presented to nonprofit organizations judged to have made extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering. Every year, The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation receives hundreds of nominations from around the world for the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize.
Nominations are carefully vetted and reviewed through a rigorous process. The final selection is made by an independent international panel of distinguished jurors.
The Hilton Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize.
Criteria: The nomination letter should emphasize the organization’s accomplishments rather than future goals. Both historic and recent performance should be addressed. Following are elements to consider in describing your nominee’s work:
● Extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering
● Established record of achievement
● Demonstration of impact
● Ability to serve as a model for other nonprofits
● Demonstration of effective partnerships
● Innovation in program design
● Organizational capacity and administrative efficiency
Donor Name: The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Funding name: Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize
Deadline: The nomination period will close on Thursday, October 25th, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.
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Funding limit: Foundation assets are approximately $2.8 billion. Since our inception, they have awarded more than $1.6 billion in grants, distributing $114.9 million in the U.S. and around the world in 2017.
Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
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Eligible organization: As below
● Nominee eligibility
Nominees must be organizations, not individuals.
Nominees must be established, nongovernmental, publicly supported charitable organizations. U.S. Internal Revenue Service tax-exempt status—or the equivalent for international organizations—will determine eligibility. (International nominees will be contacted by the Foundation for appropriate documentation.)
Nominees must be legally established for at least five years in order to be considered.
Nominees must have expenditures greater than U.S. $750,000 in their most recent audited fiscal year of operation.
It is strongly encouraged that if a nominee has multiple branch offices that the umbrella organization be the nominee.
● Nominator qualifications
The nominator should have direct knowledge of the nominated organization’s work.
The nominator may not be an officer or employee—or any other individual receiving remuneration for his or her services from the nominated organization. Board members may nominate providing they receive no payment for their service.
The nominator may not be a family member of an officer or employee of the nominated organization.
The nominator may not be the founder of the nominated organization.
The nominator may not be a Conrad N. Hilton Foundation employee, board member, Prize juror or a family member of a Foundation employee, board member, or Prize juror.
The nominator may not be a Hilton family member.
● Multiple nominations are not encouraged. If more than one nomination is received for an organization, the first one received will be the nomination of record, unless otherwise directed by the nominee. All other nominations will be registered as letters of support; however, no more than three letters of support will be recorded.
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