The Philanthropy of the Year Award is a newer award that was developed by the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE). All recognized Greek-lettered organizations are eligible for the award. The award will be given to the chapter who demonstrates the most ethical and well-rounded philanthropy practices. There will also be a Runner-Up award given. These awards encourage Greek life to examine and measure their philanthropies beyond the total amount of money raised for a cause.

The award benefits Greek Life by:

  • Encouraging ethical and well-rounded philanthropy practices

  • Enhancing the positive visibility of Greek life

  • Developing professional and meaningful relationships outside of campus

  • Recognizing chapters for their commitment to their community partner

Winning Chapter will be recognized in the following ways:

  • Winner will be announced via email to Leslie Schacht-Drey, Facebook, the CCE website, and the CCE and CFSL listservs during Spring 2018

  • Winner will receive a custom trophy from the CCE and the CFSL

  • Winner will be recognized at the annual Greek Awards Banquet in Spring 2018 CCE will send a letter of recognition to the national headquarters of the winning chapter to commend their work

Award Requirements

  • A complete application includes detailed answers to the application questions, please be specific!

  • Optional but encouraged: a letter of recommendation written by your chapters community partner.