San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014
World of Children Award is now accepting Nominations for their prestigious 2014 Youth Award, which honors and elevates young people under the age of 21 who are leading programs serving vulnerable children.
Recipients of the 2014 Youth Award will be flown to New York City, honored at an annual Awards Ceremony, and given a minimum of $25,000 in grant funding. Nominations can be submitted online at http://www.worldofchildren.org/nominate.
Nominations for the 2014 Awards must be submitted online by 11:59 pm Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Recipients of the 2014 Awards will be officially announced and honored in New York City on November 6, 2014.
“World of Children Award is delighted to launch our 2014 search for extraordinary individuals who are leading life-changing programs for vulnerable children around the world,” said Harry Leibowitz, Co-Founder and Co-Chair of World of Children Award. “World of Children Award Honorees are compelling examples of the widespread impact that one person can have on the lives of vulnerable children. Their dedication and unwavering commitment are an inspiration.”
About World of Children Youth Award:
The Youth Award recognizes a young person under the age of 21 who is making extraordinary contributions to the lives of other children. They must have been doing this work for at least three years, and have created a sustainable program that they plan to continue to lead.
About World of Children Award:
For 16 years, World of Children Award has identified and vetted some of the world’s most promising heroes leading programs for children and granted funds to advance their efforts. The organization’s exhaustive research and vetting of individuals has been hailed by leading philanthropic organizations.
World of Children Award has been featured on the Huffington Post, in Kenneth Cole’s AWEARNESS: Inspiring Stories About How to Make a Difference and The Humanitarian Leader in Each of Us. World of Children Award Honorees have also been featured by The New York Times, CNN, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Bonnie Hunt Show, Fast Company Magazine, People, Glamour, TEEN Vogue, TIME for Kids, USA Today and the Christian Science Monitor, among several other national and international media. Earning a World of Children Award has often served as a pivotal launching point for recipients.
World of Children Award is led by Co-Founders Harry Leibowitz and Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz, retired senior executives from Procter & Gamble and Victoria’s Secret respectively, who first started the organization to honor individuals serving children with a Nobel Prize-like award. Since 1998, World of Children Award has granted more than $5 million in cash grants and program support to 100 Honorees who are the driving force behind programs serving children in more than 140 countries.