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This award recognizes significant accomplishments and outstanding contributions in the area of fund development which have had a significant impact on The Kidney Foundation whether at a Branch or National level.  It is presented to an individual volunteer/staff, a group of volunteers/staff or an organization that has/(have) initiated, created or collaborated in a significant fund development endeavor which, because of its magnitude, has greatly contributed to The Kidney Foundation. In the case of a staff nomination, this award is intended to recognize significant achievement that goes “above and beyond” the regular job responsibilities. More than one award may be presented in a given year.

Nomination Process

  1. A nomination can be made by a volunteer or a staff member. We encourage re-submission of unsuccessful nominations from previous competitions.
  2. All nominations should be submitted via email (or typewritten if submitted via another medium).
  3. The nominator must complete and sign the first page of the nomination form. More than one nomination can be submitted per award.
  4. Along with a nomination, the nominator must provide information to support the nomination of the individual for the award.
Please note that we are no longer accepting nominations for the 2021 awards.
Make sure to visit this page in December to submit nominations for 2022!


List of all National Recognition Award recipients