Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation Wins Wilmer Shields Rich Award for Excellence in Communications
The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation has been named a silver award winner for excellence in communications by the 2010 Wilmer Shields Rich Awards Program. Sponsored by the Council on Foundations, the awards program recognizes effective communications efforts to increase public awareness of foundations and corporate giving programs.
The Foundation received the award for its 2009 Annual Report, which demonstrated the Foundation's commitment to public accountability and effective communications. The report was also highlighted as serving as a model of excellence for other grantmakers.
The silver award rounds out the bronze award won in 2009 and the gold award won in 2008. The award will be presented during the Council on Foundations' Annual Conference, April 25-27, 2010 in Denver, Colorado.
Entries to the awards program included annual or biennial reports, electronic publications, magazines/periodicals, special reports, public information campaigns and websites. This year, 166 entries were submitted to the awards program.