Ready to Apply?
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until March 10th, 2024 at 11:59pm AT
Submission Process: Fill out the form here to submit your application! For increased accessibility you can access a PDF version of the questions here, however applications will be accepted only through the form.
If you require any accommodations in submitting your application or navigating the process,
please reach out to Clary Chambers (she/her), Engagement Lead, at email@example.com or 613-850-2527
Frequently Asked Questions
Can the application form be filled out on behalf of an organization I don’t work for?
Yes! If you are interested in nominating an organization, make sure to reference the eligibility requirements of the organization you want to nominate and apply by the deadline March 10, 2024 (11:59pm). You are also allowed to nominate your own organization that you work for.
Can you tell me more about the event in Membertou?
The selected organization will be invited to the IONS Exchange Gathering happening in Membertou at the Membertou Convention Centre on Monday May 13th + Tuesday May 14th 2024. At this event the winners will be publicly recognized. For Award winners, participation at Exchange will be financially supported (waived registration fee, accommodation and travel subsidy for up to 4 team members).
When is the last day to submit our application?
The deadline to apply is March 10, 2024 (11:59pm). You can submit your applications here.
I found out about the award too late will you be offering this award again next year?
Our hope is to offer this award again next year. To stay up to date on IONS Initiatives including what happens next with this award subscribe to our newsletter here.
Who will be conducting the selection process?
A selection committee composed of a blend of IONS staff and leaders in the sector will go through the applications and choose the organization that will be awarded.
I’m a board member of an organization can I nominate that organization?
Yes – as a board member you have great insight into the change this impact organization is making, and we would love for you to nominate that organization.
I’d like to nominate multiple organizations, is there a limit to the amount of applications I can summit?
You may nominate multiple organizations if you wish. Please submit only one application per organization.
What if we win the prize but I can’t attend the event in Membertou?
If you win but are unable to attend the Exchange Gathering in Membertou we will still be pleased to recognize your organization on stage. We will arrange an alternative “meet and greet” to present your award with the IONS team at a later date.
How many awards will you be giving out?
For the first year of this award, we will be giving out one prize.
I need help applying, who should I reach out to?
If you have any questions or require assistance or accommodation to apply, please contact IONS Engagement Lead, Clary Chambers (she/her) at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 613-850-2527