Inviting nominations for the 2016 Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize


Alliance magazine


The 2016 Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize will be awarded to an individual who has demonstrated remarkable leadership, creativity and results in developing philanthropy for progressive social change in an emerging market country or countries.

Sound like someone you know? The closing date for nominations is 18 May. Read more about the prize and nominate someone here.

Olga Alexeeva

Olga Alexeeva

The £5,000 annual prize was established in memory of Olga Alexeeva, former director of CAF Russia and founder of Philanthropy Bridge Foundation, in honour of her memory and beliefs. The prize will be for the individual winner to use at their discretion.

All finalists will be featured in a special supplement to be published with the September 2016 issue of Alliance. The winner will be invited to deliver a keynote speech at the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy hosted by the Global Fund for Community Foundations in South Africa in December.

So now all we need is good nominations! The closing date for nominations is 18 February. Click here for more information about the prize, including details of past winners, and to download a nomination form.

If you have any questions, contact

Please circulate this call for nominations widely among your contacts.

The prize and all associated activities are generously funded by the Vladimir Potanin FoundationCS Mott Foundation, The Lodestar Foundation and Charities Aid Foundation.

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