seeking nominations: 2011 emerging leaders in philanthrophy recognition awards

The Asian Pacific Community Fund and Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy - Los Angeles are accepting applications/nominations for their 2011 Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy Recognition Awards.

The award recognizes individuals and organizations that have exemplified outstanding support for the API community through their leadership and philanthropic efforts. Here are some more details:

The Asian Pacific Community Fund (APCF), in partnership with Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy - Los Angeles (AAPIP-LA), will be recognizing a young generation of community leaders committed to the betterment of the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community through their volunteer activities in philanthropy. Whether these young leaders worked to raise funds, generate resources, or direct resources to the API community-- by acknowledging these leaders and sharing their successes, we hope to encourage others to engage in philanthropy and service to the API community as well. The awards will be presented at the 3rd Annual Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Reception to be held in early March.


* Distinguished Leader in Philanthropy (Ages 18-24)
* "Russell Sakaguchi" Distinguished Leader in Philanthropy (Ages 25-35)

The "Russell Sakaguchi" Award recipient will also receive a $500 grant award to be given to a community organization serving the Asian and Pacific Islander community in the greater Los Angeles area. The organization must be a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization in good standing.


* Community Excellence Award (Collegiate)
* Community Excellence Award (Post-Grad/Professional)
All application materials must be received online, via postal mail, or via fax on or before January 14, 5:00pm PST. For further information, and to download all the nominator/nominee forms and instructions, go here. For more information about the Asian Pacific Community Fund, go to the APCF website here.

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