FORT WAYNE—The Foellinger Foundation has issued a Call for Entries for the 2014 Carl D. Rolfsen Stewardship Award. The award is designed to emphasize the important role of individual board members in the governance of nonprofit organizations. The Stewardship Award honors the efforts of current or recently retired eligible Allen County nonprofit board members whose actions have contributed to the achievement of at least three of the Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards, as identified by BoardSource. Nominees and representatives of their organizations will be invited to a special recognition luncheon. All nominees will also have an opportunity to participate in the Get On Board initiative, a project of Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana.
The organization whose nominee is chosen as the recipient of the 2014 Carl D. Rolfsen Stewardship Award will receive a $15,000 operating support grant and up to $10,000 for special board training.
Nominations are due July 11, 2014. Nomination materials can be found on the foundation’s website at foellinger.org.
The Foellinger Foundation is a private, charitable foundation that awards grants for the benefit of people in Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana. The Foundation was created in 1958 by Helene Foellinger, The News-Sentinel publisher from 1936 to 1980, and Esther Foellinger, her mother.