How to Nominate

The Anthony Prize is a $1,000 cash award recognizing outstanding achievement in the field of grassroots environmental activism during the previous year. Either individuals or small organizations are eligible for nomination. Self-nominations are accepted. If an individual is the winner, he or she can designate the environmental grassroots organization that they want to receive the prize money. (Please note: The prize money must be awarded to an organization, not an individual.)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Either individuals or organizations may be nominated.
  • Organizational Nominees: Annual budget must be below $100,000/yr.
  • Individual Nominees: Must be a volunteer.
  • Geographic Area: California only. Activities may be local, regional, or statewide in scope.

Nominations Process:

  • Submit a 2 page letter describing the nominee and reasons for nomination.
  • Please include two references including phone numbers or email addresses.
  • Up to 2 pieces of additional background material such as press clips, flyers or newsletter will also be accepted, but are not required.
  • The nomination letter should provide contact information (address, telephone and email) for the both nominee and the nominator.

Nominations should be submitted by email to:
grants -at- rosefdn.org (Please substitute @ with no spaces for -at-)
Please put “2017 Anthony Prize” in the subject line.

Nominations may be also be mailed to:
2017 Anthony Prize
Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment
1970 Broadway, Ste. 600
Oakland, CA  94612

No telephone calls, please.

Nominations Deadline:
Nominations must be received in the Rose Foundation office by April 1. The Prize will be announced on Earth Day, April 22.

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