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James Gray Cannon Award

Awards to Mecklenburg, North Carolina Individuals
to Recognize Outstanding Volunteers in the Health Industry

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Foundation / Corporation

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Healthy Charlotte Alliance

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Awards to Mecklenburg, North Carolina individuals to recognize exceptional leadership, on a volunteer basis, for the advancement of good health and medical care in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community.

Past recipients include organization founders, board members, and hospital volunteers – people who, through their unselfish dedication to an organization or cause, have made a difference in the community.

Recipients of the Cannon Award receive an engraved plaque and are allocated $1,000 to donate to the charity of their choice. The winner will also be honored at the Foundation's Annual Meeting.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185200

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Volunteers, as well as health care professionals volunteering outside their paid positions, are eligible.

Members of Healthy Charlotte Alliance are not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

The nomination window is now open for the 2019 Cannon Award. Nominations are accepted until February 28, 2019. Anyone who meets the criteria outlined can be nominated by submitting an online nomination form. Nominees will remain on active file for consideration for three years.

The winner will be honored at the Annual Meeting, May 15, 2019.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online nomination form:

If further information is needed, contact:

Mimi Compton
Cannon Award Chairperson

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Geographic Focus:

USA: North Carolina: Charlotte-Mecklenburg