The Community Leadership Awards honor the philanthropic spirit of financial advisors in five categories: Community Service Award, Global Community Impact Award, Mentoring Excellence Award, Volunteer Team Award, and Volunteer of the Year Award.
Award honorees are recognized at the Community Leadership Awards dinner. Proceeds from the dinner go directly into the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation.
Community Service Award
Presented to an advisor who has made managerial contributions to a local, non-profit organization - as a fundraiser, organizer, board member, or other executive position - over a period of at least five years, has made an outstanding contribution to the community, and has served "with distinction."
Global Community Impact Award
Presented to an advisor who has been actively serving for at least two years as a volunteer with a charity whose primary mission is to help those who live outside the United States, and whose efforts have made a lasting impact on a community outside the U.S.
Mentoring Excellence Award
Presented to an advisor who has been actively mentoring a young adult, or invovled with a mentoring program, for at least two years and has demonstrated qualities as a role model and "champion for youth" in his/her local community.
Volunteer Team Award
Presented to a team of advisors and/or office staff for their current, collective involvement of at least three years as volunteers for a charity in their local community.
Volunteer of the Year Award
Presented to an advisor who has been actively serving as a volunteer at one or more local non-profit organizations for at least two years and has made a contribution considered to have a 'lasting impact' in his/her community.