We invite you to nominate yourself, your organization, or another for one of theseprestigious nationally acclaimed awards. Top nominees will be announced and the awardwill be presented at the National Community Catalyst Awards Ceremony in San Francisco,Saturday July 29, 2018. The awardee or a representative of the recipient must be presentto accept the award. No awards in abstentia allowed.List of awards and award categories are below.
Instructions- Self nomination are allowed and encouraged (do not be shy in claiming our victoriesand successes)- Each entry allows only one nomination for one award. You may nominate multiplepeople or multiple organizations for the same award or for different awards BUT eachnominee-award must be entered separately as a new entry. (use cut & paste)- All nominations due June 30.
LGBTQ Visibility AwardThis award is given to the member group that has demonstrated the strongest visibility efforts of the LGBTQ API community.
Community Education AwardThis award recognizes the member group that has actively engaged and educated its community members around issues that directly impact the LGBTQ API community.
Community Building and Programs AwardThis award highlights the member group with the most dynamic programs that have built community for LGBTQ APIs.
Advocacy Award This award highlights the member group that has participated in significant grassroots andpublic policy advocacy activities and programs, and encouraged their base to take action.
Most Impactful “9/11” Action AwardThis award highlights the organization that coordinated the most awesome action during NQAPIA’s 9/11 action.
The Family Acceptance AwardThis award highlights an organization that has prompted family acceptance and supported parents of LGBT kids.
Most Ground-Breaking Convergence Award This award goes to the member group that coordinated the most meaningful Convergence.
The Anti-Viral Award (The Fight HIV/AIDS Award)This award goes to the member group that has done the most impactful work to fight the spread of AIDS/HIV in the API community by promoting testing and treatment, or publicity for National API HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
Best Fundraiser to Get to the Conference AwardThis award goes to the member group that hosted the most creative fundraiser for their members to get to the conference (not necessarily who raised the most money).
Biggest Turnout (The "Size Queen" Award)This award goes to the organization (not necessarily a member group) that brought the most members to the conference. No nominees accepted. Based on registration.
NQAPIA Board MVP (Most Valuable Player) AwardThis award highlights a board member who has contributed the most to NQAPIA’s vision, capacity, fundraising, governance, and long-term planning over the last year. This person must be a current member of the NQAPIA Board of Directors.
Conference Planning Committee MVP Award: This award highlights the conference planning committee member who has contributed the most to ensuring a successful, inclusive, and powerful national conference.This person must be a current member of the Conference Planning Committee.
The Legal Eagle AwardThis award recognizes a law firm who has dedicated considerable pro bono hours todefending and prompting the legal rights of LGBTQ APIs.
* = In order to nominate a company or law firm, use this google form: https://goo.gl/forms/61guyCndUtvYIoHp2