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ABOUT THE LEWIS PERINBAM AWARD
The award recognizes significant efforts that:
• Improve people’s lives in the developing world;
• Engage and inspire Canadians to undertake volunteer action; and/or
• Offer new ways of thinking about and addressing development challenges.
EACH NOMINEE MUST
A. Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident; and
B. Have made a significant contribution to international development as a volunteer, an
innovator, as a policy leader or as a champion.
The award celebrates the legacy of Lewis Perinbam by recognizing individuals who have
made a noteworthy contribution to international development. Paid professionals are eligible if
their contribution significantly exceed the scope of their responsibilities.
The nominator must provide a long description (maximum 700 words) of this nominee’s
accomplishments in the field of international development. This description must include:
• Background on the organization with which the nominee is associated (if applicable).
• Details of the specific contribution(s) of the nominee, (e.g. the extent to which the nominee’s work improves people’s lives in the developing world in tangible, quantifiable and sustainable ways; engages and inspires Canadians and others to undertake volunteer action; identifies new ways of thinking and/or addressing difficult development challenges ; and/or leads an initiative that can be scaled up and adapted by others).
To assist the Trustees of the Lewis Perinbam Award further in choosing a candidate, a letter(s) of
recommendation/support and/or an article(s), clearly documented as to source and date, are most
welcome, and can serve to strengthen greatly this nomination. A maximum of 10 pages of this
supplementary information should be submitted.
Please contact Yuanyue Geng for additional information firstname.lastname@example.org