On March 13, representatives of The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards hosted an informational webinar to provide nominators with an overview of the Leadership Awards criteria, offer tips for submitting a competitive nomination, and provide an opportunity for nominators to get their questions answered.

Watch Highlights:

  • 00:11 – Leadership Awards program overview
  • 04:17 – Selection Committee
  • 05:13 – Selection Timeline
  • 06:34 – Eligibility Criteria
  • 06:53 – Selection Criteria
  • 09:55 – Tips for nominators
  • 19:34 – About the Submittable platform
  • 25:55 – Q&A


In addition to attending the webinar, we encourage nominators to review the following:


Ready to nominate a leader? Great! Please submit your nomination here.

Nominations are due before April 26, 2024 at 11:59 pm PDT. We appreciate your help identifying underrecognized and impactful leaders whose work we can elevate in 2025. Best of luck with your nomination!