The Sue Charlton Lifetime Achievement Award honours individuals who have throughout their professional life demonstrated sustained commitment to growing community foundations in Australia and whose outstanding contribution has helped create momentum for such growth.
The Award is named after Sue Charlton AM who was a founder and long-serving Chair of Australian Community Philanthropy, the sector peak body that has now evolved into Community Foundations Australia. Sue is also a founder of the Stand Like Stone Foundation in South Australia where she remains a Patron.
Community Foundations Australia recognises exceptional sector leaders with this Award, which is determined by the Board of Community Foundations Australia.
Eligibility, selection criteria, and nomination process
Nominations for the Sue Charlton Lifetime Achievement Award require a nominator and seconder, nominating a third party.
Self-nominations are not accepted for this Award.
Nominations should provide evidence of a nominee's minimum of 10 years' practical involvement in the community foundation sector, and his or her significant contribution to growing the Australian community foundations network over and above their work for their local community foundation.
Current directors of Community Foundations Australia are not eligible to be nominated for this Award while serving on the Community Foundations Australia Board.
This Award is a rare honour. The Board of Community Foundations Australia reserves the right not to make an Award in this category in a given year.
Nominations close 5pm 9 October 2022.