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Posted on March 8, 2012
Deadline: May 15, 2012
Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action Accepting Nominations for Annual Awards
The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action annually presents awards to honor the best books, dissertations, and special leadership in research on nonprofit organizations, voluntary action, and philanthropy. The 2012 awards will be presented at the forty-first ARNOVA Annual Conference, November 15-17, 2012, in Indianapolis.
Nominations are invited for the following awards:
The Award for Distinguished Achievement and Leadership in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Research (formerly the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award) is presented in honor of major contributions to the field through research and leadership. Nominees need not be members of ARNOVA. Two letters of nomination are required. Either the first or second nominator should come from a different institutional base than that of the nominee. At least one nominator should be a member of ARNOVA. Self-nominations will not be considered. The awardee is expected to receive the award in person.
The Gabriel G. Rudney Memorial Award for an Outstanding Dissertation in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Research is presented for a Ph.D. dissertation completed and/or defended in the previous three years (2009, 2010, and 2011). Dissertations that contribute to the advancement of theory, conceptualization, research, or practice closely related to nonprofit organizations or voluntary action are eligible. Nominations are especially invited in the areas where Gabe Rudney made significant research contributions during his lifetime -- patterns of giving, tax policy, charitable giving , economic contributions of the sector, or comparative international studies. Either the author's advisor or the author should submit the nomination packet. The award includes a cash prize of $1,000.
The Award for Outstanding Book in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Research is given for a single book, monograph, or edited book published in the previous three years (2009, 2010, and 2011). Books that contribute to the advancement of theory, research, or practice are eligible. (Nominations from publishers are welcome.) Books developed as textbooks, journalistic accounts, and guides not based on systematic research are not eligible.
The Virginia Hodgkinson Book Award/Research Prize is designed to honor an outstanding book on philanthropy and the nonprofit sector that informs policy and practice. To be eligible, books must have been published within the previous three years (2009, 2010, and 2011). Entries must be published by a university press or commercial publishing house. (Nominations from publishers are welcome.) Submissions from any discipline and multi-disciplinary approaches are welcome. Submissions are encouraged from young scholars and from practitioners working with other researchers.
The 2012 Call for Nominations and information on previous award winners are available at the ARNOVA Web site.
Primary Subject: Philanthropy and Voluntarism
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