Leadership Development Program of the Year

We are looking for an outstanding and innovative program initiated and conducted by a NH business, professional association, non-profit, or other organization. The program must be aimed at a young audience in NH that helps those under 40 propel their personal and professional growth.

A panel of judges representing Stay Work Play and business and community leaders from across the state will select the award recipient.

Please note: Past winners of this award are not eligible to win this award again.

2017 Nominations are open through Friday, July 21st!

Leadership Development Program of the Year

  • Each session, cohort, group, team, etc.
  • Per year, month, week, semester, etc.
  • Provide a brief description of the purpose and goals of the program and what the program entails. Did the program involve other community or business partners? What (positive) changes have been made to the program since it launched?
  • How effective has the program been at meeting its goals? What is the scope of the program? How effective was the program in helping young people advance socially or professionally? Does the program teach or foster leadership development? How do you measure your success? Do you stay in touch with past participants to stay apprised of their successes?
  • How original is the program? How innovative is it in its approach to serving the need(s) of young people? What has been discovered about the program as it has progressed from a concept to application? How do you ensure you stay innovative or utilize creativity?
  • Does the organization effectively explain how this program serves to help retain young people in, or attract them to, NH? How effective is the program in this particular aim? Do you stay in touch with your past program participants to see if they have stayed in NH?
  • Tell us what distinguishes this program as worthy of this award.
  • To add your video, please go to this large file transfer website: https://www.transfernow.net/en/ and you need to both send your file to info@stayworkplay.org through that site AND paste the "Download Link" below (from your confirmation email from TransferNow).
  • Please provide two letters of recommendation, "Success Stories," from people who have participated in your program.
  • Please note: This will have no impact on your status. *If selected as a finalist, information WILL be shared publicly for marketing purposes.
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