Lincoln’s Legacy Awards

May 13, 2014       The NonProfit Times      



Lincoln Financial Group is seeking applications for its Lincoln’s Legacy Awards. To honor the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th amendment, the company will award $50,000 to one organization that best advances President Lincoln’s legacy of freedom and opportunity through education.


Lincoln Financial Group

Closing Date(s):

June 6, 2014

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Eligible Organizations:

Eligible applicants must be a 501(c)(3) organization that focuses in the area of education. In addition, applicants must have annual operating expenses of $750,000 or more. More eligibility rules can be found here. To be considered, organizations need to include the following in their application:

  • Describe how their organization upholds President Lincoln’s legacy of freedom, opportunity and equality through their educational programs;
  • Describe how the award would increase the impact on youths served by this program;
  • Explain how you plan to fulfill your measurable outcomes if you are to win this award.