Kauffman Gant Awards
THE 21ST CENTURY COUNCIL
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR
THE 2023 ROGER KAUFMAN EXEMPLARY COMMUNITY AGENCY AWARD
THE 2023 JACK GANT INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY PROGRAM AWARD
In association with the United Partners for Human Services (UPHS), the selected agencies will be recognized by the 21st Century Council and The Florida State University College of Education Foundation at the May 16, 2023 UPHS Conference in the FSU Turnbull Center. The Kaufman exemplary agency will be presented a $1000.00 award and the Gant winner will receive $500.00.
Application Due Date: April 14, 2023
Eligible Agencies: All State of Florida registered non-profits providing direct services to members of the Tallahassee-Leon County community are eligible to apply.
Selection Process: A review team will consider submissions that include sections from existing agency grant proposals or reports, annual reports, evaluations or research papers submitted along with the required cover sheet in print or as an e-document.
Kaufman Selection Criteria: The Kaufman award will be given to the agency that best illustrates the effective utilization of data, especially local data, for identifying and prioritizing client and/or community needs and documents the agency’s program impact and outcomes that show the mitigation of the identified need(s) and measurable benefits to the clients served.
Gant Selection Criteria: The Gant award will be given to an agency for implementing a highly effective or innovative practice that addresses an important quality of life issue or critical need in the community.
Submission: The attached cover sheet and materials to be considered may be mailed or submitted electronically. There is no specified format for the application narrative but the specific criteria must be addressed.
Agencies are encouraged to use data or information from existing grant, annual or other reports to demonstrate their commitment to needs assessment and impact evaluation or illustrate the implementation of an innovative program.
Mailed applications should be sent to 21st Century Council, P.O. Box 10312, Tallahassee FL 32302 and must be postmarked no later than April, 14, 2023
Electronic submissions must be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and received by midnight, April 14, 2023
THE APPLICATION COVER SHEET MUST BE SIGNED AND SUBMITTED WITH THE AGENCY MATERIALS OR LINK
21ST CENTURY COUNCIL APPLICATION COVER SHEET
DUE DATE: APRIL 14,2023
_____ Roger Kaufman Exemplary Community Agency Award
_____ Jack Gant Innovative Community Program Award
Agency Contact Number:
Agency Contact E-mail:
I verify that the information included in the submission of this award application is accurate and supported by surveys, reports, data and other documentation included or available from our agency.
I agree that if our agency is the award recipient, information in the application may be posted on the 21st Century Council, FSU and/or UPHS websites and may be used for publicizing the award.
Name (please print):
PLEASE ATTACH THE MATERIALS FOR THE AGENCY TO BE CONSIDERED.