The GOS Lifetime Achievement Philanthropist award is open to an individual, couple or family that has demonstrated a long history of philanthropy and has been a pioneer in advancing philanthropic support to the charitable sector – locally, provincially and/or nationally. The nominee may be awarded posthumously, within one year of their passing. It is unlikely that your nominee received the award in the past five years. You can check our full list of past honourees that is on our website to confirm.
To assist with your nomination, we have prepared a Guidebook that provides all the information you need to complete the nomination. All of the questions, a checklist for a complete nomination package, and the Nominee Disclaimer form can be found in the Guidebook that you download here:
As part of the nomination package, your Nominee MUST review and sign the Nominee Disclaimer form, either on paper (then scan and upload as a pdf) or sign electronically and upload the signed form as a pdf. The Nominee(s)’s signature is found on page 3, at the end of the form. You can download this form here:
Please note that the online form below, can be saved and a link will be sent to you to resume editing when you select “SAVE AND CONTINUE LATER”. Be sure to enter your email address to ensure you receive this link. The nomination form consists of 3 pages/sections: 1) Contact information for Nominator(s) and Nominee; 2) Nomination questions; and 3) Checklist and confirmation required before submitting your nomination,