Juanita Craft Humanitarian Awards Nomination Application

Award Criteria

Ready to nominate a person or organization for a Juanita Craft Humanitarian Award? This where it all starts. Please read the information below carefully and fill out the application below.

Criteria for Evaluating Nominations

• Impact on the community and active involvement
• A strong commitment to social justice issues through notable efforts
• Quality of submission
• Evidence of time and resources used to address aforementioned issues

Award Categories

Spark Award
Mrs. Craft focused on the development of young people as leaders. This award is designed to recognize a young person between the ages of 14-21 that is making an impact in their school, neighborhood, or local community by contributing to making our world an even better place now and in the future.

Catalyst Award
For individuals under 40 years old that are making an impact in civil and human rights in the city of Dallas by creating new initiatives and opportunities.

Visionary Award
Designed to recognize individuals whose contributions are currently creating a positive effect on civil rights and community transformation in Dallas. This individual has committed their personal time, resources, and passion to take on a challenge that addresses equity and fairness presently.

Legacy Award
A lifetime achievement award for individuals, families, or organizations that have made important and sustained contributions to the understanding and promotion of civil rights.

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Nomination Application

Applications for the Juanita Craft Humanitarian Awards are accepted year-round, however in order to be eligible for the current year, your application must be received by July 1. Any applications received after July 1 will be placed in consideration for next year’s awards. 

Information about the Organization or Person you are nominating


Which award category are your selecting this nominee for?

Explain how the Nominee fits the criteria for the award. This should clearly identify the scope of work, unusual challenges or innovative approaches, impact and any other information that supports the nomination as being exceptional.

Will the nominee be available to attend the Awards Ceremony on October 13, 2024

No more than five (5) photos.
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    Examples of supporting documents are work samples, letters of support, etc. PDFs are preferred where applicable.
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      Information about You

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