PFund annually recognizes individuals who are strongly
involved in promoting and serving LGBT communities with its
“PFund Power of One Award”. The PFund Power of One
Award is designed to recognize individuals who work to improve
the quality of life for the LGBT community through efforts such
as volunteering, activism and/or leadership. Past award recipients
have generally had a strong knowledge of the LGBT community and
a commitment to serving the community as effective leaders and/or
Application Deadline: 2012 deadline to be determined
Nomination format: To nominate a worthy individual,
simply complete the nomination form at the top of this page, telling why you believe your nominee should receive
the PFund Power of One award. Your statement should particularly
stress the individual’s involvement in their community,
noting volunteer efforts, LGBT leadership accomplishments and
past involvement in LGBT-related issues.
In short, tell us what your nominee has done to help fulfill
PFund’s vision of building communities in Minnesota
and the Upper Midwest where LGBT people are celebrated and live
free from discrimination, violence, invisibility and isolation.
Criteria for nominees/recipients:
The award recognizes someone who has made a significant contribution that reflects the mission and vision of PFund.
Nominees have both depth and breadth of service to the LGBT community.
Nominees are community leaders or activists.
Community service may include service to PFund, but should not be limited to this type of service.
The PFund Power of One Award is not limited to someone with a “lifetime” of contributions; a significant one-time benefit may also be recognized.
Current board and staff members of PFund are not eligible for nomination. Partners and family members of current board and staff are eligible.
Award: One recipient is chosen each year to receive
the PFund Power of One Award. The winner will be honored at PFund’s
annual grantee event and receive $1,000 to be awarded to a non-profit
organization of the recipient’s choice:
1) The organization(s) must be an incorporated non-profit charitable organization whose mission and activities do not conflict with PFund Foundation’s mission.
2) The organization cannot be one whose primary purpose is to meet the needs of a specific individual or family, even if the funds flow through a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Power of One Award
Cathy Perry accepting 2011 Power of One. Read more about past Power of One Award recipients.