The GOS Outstanding Philanthropic Family award is open to any family that demonstrates the Spirit of Generosity through gifts of time, talent and treasure to your organization and to others. The family may be known in the community for its support of philanthropy over several generations or may be a young family that is teaching children the value of giving to others by being involved with your organization. We respectfully request no Family Foundations are eligible for nomination. The nominee must not have received the award in the past five years. A full list of past honourees is on our website. It is possible that your Nominees may have won the award before, so don’t be swayed if your donor has received the award previously.
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,
2023 Generosity of Spirit: Philanthropic Family
Bestowed upon a family that demonstrates the Spirit of Generosity™ through gifts of time, talent and treasure to the nominating organization and to others. The family may be known in the community for its support of philanthropy over several generations, or may be a young family that is teaching children the value of giving to others by being involved in the community. Family foundations are not eligible.