Fred R. Sheheen Award for Excellence in Non-Profit Leadership

SC ThriveIn 2017, the Award for Nonprofit Leadership was named in the memory of Fred Sheheen, founder of the Non-Profit Leadership Institute at Francis Marin University.

The purpose of the leadership award is to recognize a graduate of Fred R. Sheheen Non-Profit Leadership Institute at Francis Marion University or a Together SC member who has excelled in the management of their organization through organizational and resource development. This award is sponsored by the Fred R. Sheheen Non-Profit Leadership Institute at Francis Marion University.

Recipients receive:

  • $500 cash award given by Francis Marion University.
  • A distinguished award to proudly display in their office
  • Registration for the award recipient at Together SC’s SC Nonprofit Summit
  • Recognition through NPLI website and newsletter(s)
  • Statewide recognition through Together SC communications with nonprofit, business, and foundation sectors
  • Local recognition through the organization’s newspaper media outlets

The 2020 Fred R. Sheheen Award for Excellence in Non-Profit Leadership will be presented in Columbia at the 2020 SC Nonprofit Summit.

Deadline for submission: 

Apply for the 2020 Fred R. Sheheen Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership today!

Click Here for Submission Form and Instructions - Coming soon

For questions about nominations, please contact Cheri Richardson with the Francis Marion University Education Foundation office by emailing  crichardson@fmarion.edu or calling 843-661-1199. 



2019 Winner:

Nicole Echols (pictured above)

Harvest Hope Food Bank 

Florence

 



PREVIOUS NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP RECIPIENTS:

2018:
Chris Manley
Rebuild Upstate
Greenville

2017:
Carl Humphries
Hope Health, Inc.
Florence

2016:
Tricia Richardson
SC Thrive
Columbia

2015:
Christina Jackson 
Sea Haven
Little River

2014:
Sharon Clemmons Thomas
Helping Hands of Georgetown
Georgetown

2013:
Ginny Waller
Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands
Columbia

2012:
Cecilia Meggs
Lighthouse Ministries
Florence

2011:
Denise Holland
Harvest Hope Food Bank
Columbia

2010:
Fay Brown
Foothills Alliance
Anderson

2009:
Kristi King Brock
Anderson Interfaith Ministries
Anderson

2008:
Jennie W. Peze
Pee Dee Land Trust
Florence

2007:
Deborah Francis
Lexington-Richland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council
Columbia

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