The 2019 James A. Joseph Lecturer Nomination
The James A. Joseph Lecture was established in 1991 in honor of ABFE’s co-founder and distinguished philanthropic leader, Ambassador James A. Joseph. Each year, this award recognizes an outstanding individual whose visionary leadership and stewardship of progressive philanthropic ideals advance ABFE’s mission. The Lecture is considered ABFE’s annual signature event and an illustration of our continuing commitment to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas about the role of philanthropy in addressing the concerns of Black communities.

Eligibility Requirements & Guidelines:

1. Only individuals are eligible for nomination; organizations as well as current ABFE board members are ineligible.
2. Only current ABFE members are eligible to nominate this year's James A. Joseph Lecturer. If you have questions about your membership or are interested in becoming a member, please contact Evelyn Rivera, director of membership and special events, at erivera@abfe.org or by phone at 646.392.9868. Or visit our Member Center at www.abfe.org/member-center for more information.
3. Awardee must have been a philanthropic staff member, volunteer or donor for at least five years.
4. Awardee must demonstrate significant contributions to promoting effective and responsive philanthropy in Black and other disenfranchised communities and use of philanthropy as a means for advancing social change.
5. Awardee must demonstrate visionary or progressive philanthropic leadership and creativity.
6. The Awardee will serve as a spokesperson for ABFE for one year following selection. Agree to host one collaborative ABFE event (workshop, etc.) in their community. Awardee will also lead a webinar on leadership for the Connecting Leaders Fellowship Program in 2020.
7. The Awardee agrees to contribute an essay, article or other text to address the realities of promoting effective and responsive philanthropy in disenfranchised Black and other communities. Provide transcript of remarks for re-post at www.abfe.org.
8. Awardee must deliver the keynote address at the 28th James A. Joseph Lecture & Awards Program at ABFE's 2019 Annual Conference, "Harambee: Let's All Pull Together," in Detroit, MI on Friday, April 5, 2019. To register for ABFE's 2019 Annual Conference, visit www.abfe-conference.org.

*Note that the application deadline is on Friday, February 22, 2019.
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