Nominations Due: 31.3 2019. Awards provide funding and recognition to support life-changing work for children by discovering and elevating the most effective changemakers in the areas of: (1) Education, (2) Health, (3) Humanitarian, (4) Protection and (5) Young Leaders.
Nominees must have an existing nonprofit, not-for-profit, NGO, or charity organization in good standing. The Nominee must be the founder, co-founder, or visionary leader responsible for the organization’s success and growth. The Nominee’s organization must be entirely focused on helping children, especially vulnerable children. Nominees must do this work over and above their normal employment.
Individuals nominated for the Education, Health, Humanitarian or Protection Awards must have been doing this work with their organization for a minimum of 10 years; and the organizations must have been registered for a minimum of 10 years.
Young Leader nominees (ages 21 and under) must be doing their work for a minimum of 3 years; and their organizations must be have been registered for a minimum of 3 years.
Amenities include a minimum USD $75,000 multi-year cash grant provided to the individual’s organization, as well as media and educational opportunities, and recognition at the Awards Ceremony & Benefit in New York City in November 2019.
The Nominee must have full knowledge that they are being nominated, and be available to participate in the annual Awards Ceremonies held in New York City, USA, if he or she is selected as an Honoree. Travel and accommodations will be arranged and paid for by World of Children.
Only one individual from an organization can be nominated. If the Nominee is selected as a finalist, they must be willing to submit to a full investigation. A third party investigation firm will screen and vet all finalists and their organizations in a formal review process which substantiates their work.
World of Children excludes any work designed to specifically advance any one religion or political position.