Nominations

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Nominations may be made by any individuals, organizations, businesses, or groups. Self-nominations are accepted.

  • Organizations and individuals must be officed or have a residence in North Texas.

  • Nominations for the same individual or organization may be made in multiple years, but honorees may not be chosen for the same project in the same category twice.

  • Letters of recommendation in support of the nominee are encouraged.

Awards for Businesses:

  • The New Initiatives Award recognizes businesses for supporting an innovative arts/cultural program created within the past three years. Awards are given to one large, medium and small business each.

  • The Arts Partnerships Award recognizes businesses that have provided sustained support to an arts/cultural organization for three or more years. Awards are given to one large, medium and small business each. A business may only win the Arts Partnership Award once every two years.

  • The Arts Education Award recognizes one outstanding businessfor support of arts education programs.

Awards for Individuals:

  • The Business Champion for the Arts Award recognizes long-term leadership and commitment to arts/culture by a business executive (president, CEO, partner).

  • The Outstanding Leadership Arts Alumnus Award recognizes outstanding board leadership and commitment by a graduate of the Leadership Arts Institute.

  • The Visionary Nonprofit Arts Leader Award recognizes an arts leader who has consistently demonstrated vision, impact, innovation, and successful alignment with business and community partners throughout their tenure.

Award for a Nonprofit Cultural Organization

  • The Distinguished Cultural Organization Award is given by Neiman Marcus to recognize one outstanding nonprofit organization for a project or program that has enhanced the community through partnership with a business.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Nominations may be made by any individuals, organizations, businesses, or groups. Self-nominations are accepted.

  • Organizations and individuals must be officed or have a residence in North Texas.

  • Nominations for the same individual or organization may be made in multiple years, but honorees may not be chosen for the same project in the same category twice.

 

 

You may submit your nominations online, by email to bca@ntbca.org, or by mail to:

The 2017 Obelisk Awards
8687 N Central Expressway, Suite 2131
Dallas, Texas 75225