Recognizing effort and rewarding community excellence
MNP LLP & AFOA Canada are dedicated to helping Aboriginal leaders reach the highest standard of excellence in finance and management. This is one example of that commitment.
This is the first 2017 MNP-AFOA Canada Aboriginal Community Excellence Award that recognizes an Aboriginal community that has demonstrated significant change through governance, leadership and management excellence. A task not easily accomplished, but has been undertaken by an entire community to propel change for its members.
Applicants/Nominees are asked to demonstrate how their commitment towards progression has positively impacted their members, stakeholders and those they work with.
We invite you to think about the people around you and to nominate someone who has demonstrated a special passion and drive in the interests of Aboriginal financial management. Who has strengthened and has built upon the successes we have achieved? Who exemplifies this mission through their day-to-day efforts?
Deadline to Apply or Nominate is July 28th, 2017
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Nominees must meet the following criteria:
Please share information on your Community’s journey of generating change towards Building a Sustainable Community. (40 points)
Location, history, culture, challenges, opportunities
What inspired change in your community?
What is the vision for the community’s social and economic future?
What resources and relationships will be required over the next 5-10 years?
Other Details to Consider
Please feel free to include details on: (10 points / maximum 1 page)
Change in employment rates, education rates, housing stats, the inclusion of youth, elders, financial information, recommendation letters from stakeholders, etc.
The MNP-AFOA Canada Aboriginal Community Excellence Award will be presented at a special gala during the 2017 AFOA Canada International Conference in Vancouver, BC on October 5, 2017. Two community representatives will also receive complimentary conference registration and financial assistance to attend the conference.
All nominations must be submitted to AFOA Canada, based on the criteria above. Self-nominations will not be considered. AFOA Canada
reserves the right to use the Award recipients name in communication material regarding the Award.
Award recipients are selected by an Awards Selection Committee comprised of previous Award winners and senior Aboriginal financial executives from across the country.
to view AFOA Canada Awards and Scholarship General Regulations