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Distinguished Achievement and Leadership in Nonprofit & Voluntary Action Research Award



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The Distinguished Achievement and Leadership Award is given annually for significant and sustained contributions to the field through research and leadership. Nominees must have demonstrated outstanding achievement(s) in the field of nonprofit and voluntary action research and/or significant leadership achievements in the advancement and promotion of such research over an extended period of time.


Please note: Nominees need not to be members of ARNOVA.



Submission Requirements

  • Two (2) Letters of Nomination (a maximum of two letters, two pages each): One letter must come from a different current institutional base   than that of the nominee and at least one must be an ARNOVA member. Self-nominations will not be considered.
  • The Nominee’s Curriculum Vitae
  • All nominations must be submitted electronically in a single PDF formatted file to assure their integrity. Word documents will not be considered.


  • At least one nominator needs to be an active member of ARNOVA prior to the submission deadline. 
  • The award recipient is expected to register for and attend the ARNOVA Opening Luncheon on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis, Indiana. The award recipient will be invited to present a personal address to ARNOVA members at this event.
  • The award recipient is responsible for booking and paying for their accommodations during the conference.
  • The award recipient may be asked to serve on the committee in the following year.

Submission Open:           February 21, 2020
Extended May 27, 2020
Awardee Notification:      
Extended July 15, 2020








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