STAND UP FOR KIDS NATIONAL AWARD
Nominations are now closed
Thank you for taking the time to submit nominations for the inaugural Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada Stand Up for Kids National Award. The submission period is now closed.
In late June, the Award Committee will announce six short-listed candidates whose efforts have improved the lives of vulnerable children and youth currently living in or who have transitioned from the child welfare system. The National Award winner will be revealed on September 12 in Toronto. All six short-list recipients will be given the opportunity to direct a total of $75,000* in grants to enable and/or advance child welfare initiatives**.
The Award recognizes recipient’s dedication, effort, service, contribution, impact and extraordinary measures taken to improve the lives of abused, abandoned or neglected children and youth. It will spotlight these leaders and amplify their stories to inspire and encourage others to social action, specifically to “Stand Up for Kids”.
The Award submissions are evaluated by the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada Stand Up for Kids National Award Committee. Committee members were selected for their passion and/or dedication to making a difference in the lives of kids in the child welfare system and are leaders drawn from such sectors as child welfare, business education/academic, community, media, entertainment, sports, public service, health and wellness and social justice.
To be eligible to win the Award, a nominee must be a resident of Canada and if an individual, must be at least 12 years of age at the time of application and cannot be an officer, director, employee or consultant of Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada.
To be eligible to nominate an individual for the Award, applicants must be residents of Canada and at least 12 years of age at the time of application and cannot be an officer, director, employee or consultant of Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada. Should the applicant or nominee be under 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must provide consent for the applicant to nominate/ apply, and travel and be accompanied to Toronto, Ontario, to accept the Award (should the nominee be selected as an Award recipient).
Applicants will be evaluated by Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada Stand Up for Kids National Award Committee. The members of the committee will adhere to and complete a Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada Stand Up for Kids National Award scorecard when considering each application, and any relevant incremental supporting materials.
Selection Criteria will include:
- Breadth/Scope of relevant service/action/initiative/impact/effort/perseverance
- Quality and/or quantity of societal change/impact or potential for societal change/impact as a result of activities
- Extent of innovation incorporated and/or evident as part of impact/change
- Demonstrated passion
- Shown to have an impact on a minimum of one category of initiatives focused on education, enrichment, prevention, or healing & recovery in the child welfare sector:
- Education – helping children with their education at primary and secondary school, post-secondary school or helping them to learn life skills
- Enrichment – helping children and youth develop their skills, ability, identities and confidence through opportunities to participate in activities like sports, art, camps etc.
- Prevention – strengthening families to keep children and youth out of care
- Healing & Recovery – helping to meet the complex physical and mental health needs of children, assisting children and youth to find permanency, and helping young people leaving care
- The Award recipient must agree to participate, or the legal guardian/parent of the Award recipient (if the Award recipient is under the age of 18) must consent to the participation of the Award recipient, in Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada Stand Up for Kid’s National Award Ceremony at 2018 Recognition Night in September 2018.
- To attend, Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada Stand Up for Kid’s National Award Ceremony at the 2018 Recognition Night in September 2018, the National Award Recipient and, if under 18, a chaperon, will receive flights and accommodation.
- Nominee must confirm their agreement with the Consent provided below.
The Stand Up for Kids National Award will consist of one (1) national award and five (5) short-list nominees. Award recipients will be honoured with the following recognition and opportunities:
- Stand Up For Kids Award
- Highlighted in marketing and publicity efforts related to the Award
- The National Award recipient will be given the opportunity to direct $50,000 to child welfare/child rights/child or youth serving agency in Canada of their choice**
- Five short-list nominees will be given the opportunity to direct $5,000 to a child welfare/child rights/child or youth serving agency in Canada of their choice**
*The total value of grants from Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada Stand Up for Kids National Award 2018 program is $75,000. The National Award recipient will be given the opportunity to direct $50,000 to child welfare/child rights/child or youth serving agency in Canada of their choice**. Five short-list nominees will be given the opportunity to direct $5,000 to a child welfare/child rights/child or youth serving agency in Canada of their choice**.
**Qualified child welfare, child rights, or child and youth agency organizations with initiatives that advance Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s four priorities: education, enrichment, prevention and/or healing and recovery. They must:
- be a registered charity, qualified donee or partnered with a registered charity or qualified donee who can act as Trustee
- Serve Canadian children, youth and or families involved with the child welfare sector or those at risk of becoming involved with the child welfare sector
By submitting the application, the applicant (and parent/legal guardian if applicant is under 18) agrees (and successful nominees will be required to agree):
- Information contained in the application may be made accessible to the public on the website and promotional items produced by Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada and sponsor.
- Information about the applicant, including without limitation their name, school/place of employment and region may be made accessible to the public on the website and promotional items produced by Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada and sponsor.
- Should the applicant be a Crown Ward or in permanent care, CAFC will work with the applicant’s Case Worker/Social Worker on their behalf.
- For promotional purposes, in perpetuity and in any form of media worldwide now or hereafter devised without additional compensation or permission, Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada may copy, reproduce, use, reuse, licenses, exhibit, display, distribute and create works of a) any creative submissions provided by the applicant, b) the applicants likeness, photograph, or voice and c) statements made by the applicant about the Award.
- To be fully bound to this Consent.
- To accept the decisions of the members of the committee as final and binding as it relates to the Award.
Past President & CEO, Manulife
Stand Up for Kids National Award Chair
Donald Guloien is the immediate past President and Chief Executive Officer of Manulife. A 36-year company veteran, Mr. Guloien held a variety of leadership roles in insurance and investments operations, global acquisitions, and business development.
Mr. Guloien is Vice Chairman of the Mayor of Shanghai’s International Business Leaders’ Advisory Council, Trustee at the The Hospital for Sick Children, Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee, a Governor of Branksome Hall, former Director of the Geneva Association, former member of the Board of the Business Council of Canada, immediate Past Chair of the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association, and former member of the Campaign Cabinet for the United Way and the University of Toronto. He is also a member of the Ticker Club and the World Presidents’ Organization.
Mr. Guloien has been named International Business Executive of the Year by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, was awarded The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal, and received the Arbor Award for his many contributions to the University of Toronto.
Social Worker, Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada Board Member
Lynn Belzberg was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, and later moved to Toronto, Ontario, where she now resides. After attending the University of Toronto, she launched her career as an educator, followed by a sabbatical to focus on raising her children. Lynn returned to Yeshiva University where she received a Master’s degree in Social Work, before opening a private practice in eating disorders.
Lynn has actively volunteered at: Baycrest Hospital, Casey House and AIDS Hospice, Out of the Cold (shelter for the homeless), Zareinu Professional Advisory Committee (day school and treatment centre providing special education and therapies to children with a wide range of physical and developmental challenges), University of Toronto, John H. Moss Scholarship Major Gifts Selection Committee, United Jewish Appeal, Jewish Family and Child Services, and Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada.
She is married and the mother of three children and grandmother of four grandchildren.
Youth Organizer, BC Child and Youth Advocacy Coalition
Dylan Cohen is a member of the Métis and Anishinaabe nations, is an advocate, and is a former youth in care from Manitoba. He has infused his degree in Conflict Resolution Studies with a passion for social justice and child welfare reform to create change in the Manitoba policy context. In 2015, Dylan founded 25not21, a youth in care-led, grassroots political organization that worked to challenge policymakers to work towards better outcomes for youth in care. While in care, Dylan shuffled through several placements, experienced serious mental health challenges, and faced periods of homelessness. He has lived experience of the system’s failures and seeks justice for youth facing similar circumstances.
Through 25not21, Dylan collaborated, designed, led, and facilitated a number of creative, nonviolent direct actions to put public pressure on policy makers to enhance programming and services for youth in care. While more work needs to be done, 25not21 has successfully changed public discourse on extension of care policy in Manitoba.
Currently, Dylan is in a new role as the Project Coordinator for AgedOut.com in British Columbia. He continues to work for youth empowerment and skills development with a focus on community organizing and lobbying in his personal life.
Publisher & CEO, The Globe & Mail
Phillip Crawley is the Publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail, Canada’s national newspaper. He oversees the strategy and operations of newspaper, including globeandmail.com, reportonbusiness.com and globeinvestor.com, and magazines including Report on Business. Since joining the organization in 1998, Crawley has guided The Globe and Mail through intense newspaper competition and led it to highly successful leadership in new media and online products, while maintaining high standards for editorial and production quality.
Phillip is chairman of The Canadian Press and the Canada Board of AAM (Alliance for Audited Media, formerly ABC), and a Board member of both The Canadian Newspaper Association and the World Association of Newspapers/IFRA. His voluntary activities include Board membership of the Sunnybrook Foundation; the Charter for Business, which raises funds for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in Canada; the Royal Conservatory of Music; and the Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation. He also serves as Honorary Consul for New Zealand in Toronto.
In 2012, he was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for his charitable work.
Associate Professor; Factor-Inwentash Chair in Child Welfare; Associate Dean, Research; Ph.D., University of Toronto
For the past 20 years, Dr. Barbara Fallon has worked to bridge the knowledge gap by collecting reliable national and provincial child welfare data across Canada, and mining it with innovative statistical techniques to help policymakers determine what works and is needed to best help children based on evidence, not perceptions.
Throughout her career, Dr. Fallon has received over $11 million in research grants and contracts as a Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator. These research grants, including provincial-wide studies such as the Ontario Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse & Neglect (2008 & 2013) as well as several knowledge mobilization grants, have allowed her to capitalize on the analytic potential of child welfare’s administrative data. She is a Canada Research Chair in Child Welfare and the Factor-Inwentash Chair in Child Welfare.
Dr. Fallon has an exceptional publication record with over 100 peer-reviewed publications and 100 peer-reviewed conference presentations. She has disseminated her research to over 500 stakeholders (child welfare agencies, government bodies, and other related organizations).
Over the past three years, Dr. Fallon has given plenary presentations about the importance and utility of using child welfare administrative data to inform and shape effective policy and practices in Germany, Kenya, and Japan.
Co-Chair, The Canadian Centre To End Human Trafficking
Since 1980, when she founded The Body Shop Canada, Margot Franssen has passionately and effectively brought the issue of social justice to the forefront of Canadian public consciousness. Using The Body Shop Canada to campaign to Stop Violence Against Women, the company, under Margot’s leadership, raised $1.3 million for prevention and recovery programs, and donated 192,000 hours of staff time for community work performed in women’s shelters.
In 2002, Margot was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada, Canada’s highest civilian honour. She has also received the Outstanding Achievement in the Advancement of Women Award from UNIFEM.
After selling her company in 2004, Margot devoted herself to the advancement of women and girls in Canada. Currently, she is Co-Chair and Co-Founder of The Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking, and serves on the Boards of Goldcorp and the Donner Canadian Foundation, and as an honorary director of York University. Previously, she was the Co-Chair of the Canadian Task Force on Sex Trafficking of Canadian Women and Girls, a founding Board member of Women Moving Millions, and sat on the Boards of the Canadian Women’s Foundation as Chair, Women’s College Hospital, and Women’s Funding Network, and various others, including CIBC bank.
Principal, GlucksteinDesign and Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada Board Member
Toronto-based, acclaimed designer, Brian Gluckstein, is renowned for creating luxurious, livable interiors. As principal of GlucksteinDesign, his portfolio includes residential projects in cities such as Aspen, Palm Beach, Miami, and New York, and high-profile commercial projects such as the Four Seasons Hotel Palm Beach.
In 1986, Brian founded GlucksteinDesign, which has since been honoured with numerous awards for design excellence, including the ARIDO Awards for Excellence in Residential, Commercial, and Corporate Design, and the National Builders Association and America’s Awards for Excellence in Sales Office and Model. As a regular guest expert for over 20 years on the nationally broadcasted television show, “Cityline”, as well as making frequent appearances on “The Marilyn Denis Show”, Brian has offered design solutions and advice on home style.
Dedicated to the positive impact of design in society, Brian led the refurbishment of the Rehabilitation Clinic at the Hospital for Sick Children, transforming the space into the bright and functional environment it is today. Since 2013, Brian has designed the show home for Princess Margaret Cancer Centre’s annual Welcome Home Sweepstakes. For the past two years, he has been on the Board of Directors of the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada, which funds programs to support education and welfare of vulnerable children.
Program Coodinator and Crisis Counsellor, Victim Services Toronto; Aerialist
Anna Amy Ho is a social worker by day and acrobat by night. She is dedicated to bringing resilience to youth, trauma survivors, and individuals through public speaking, dance, and the arts.
Anna is currently a program coordinator for Teens Ending Abusive Relationships (T.E.A.R.TM) and a crisis counsellor at Victim Services Toronto. She is a child welfare consultant and ambassador for various organizations, including MLSE LaunchPad and Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada. Anna is a passionate advocate and speaker who has been invited to speak at the United Nations for the Rapporteur of the Child, and various other settings including the Ontario and New Brunswick Legislatures, HSBC, CIBC, elementary and secondary schools, and universities. In her spare time, she performs as an aerialist.
Anna has received the Attorney General’s Victim Services Award of Distinction as well as Ryerson University’s Alumni Achievement Award. She believes art is an essential tool to promoting positive mental health and well-being. Her goal is to establish an arts therapy centre for trauma treatment.
Former Governor General of Canada
The Right Honourable David Johnston was Canada’s 28th Governor General. During his mandate, he established the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF), a registered charity that supports and amplifies the Office of the Governor General in its work to connect, honour and inspire Canadians.
Today, he is actively involved as Chair of the RHF Board of Directors, and serves as an Executive Advisor at Deloitte. Prior to his installation as Governor General, Mr. Johnston was a professor of law for over 30 years, and served as president of the University of Waterloo from 1999 to 2010. He was president of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada and of the Conférence des recteurs et des principaux des universités du Québec. He was the founding chair of the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy, and chaired the federal government’s Information Highway Advisory Council. He has served on many provincial and federal task forces and committees, and has served on the Boards of a number of public companies.
Chair, Boost Child and Youth Advocacy Centre
Peter MacKay is a Partner at Baker McKenzie’s Toronto office. Prior to joining the firm, Peter MacKay, PC, QC (Privy Council and Queen’s Counsel), served in the Parliament of Canada for over 18 years. Most recently, he served as Canada’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, a position to which he was appointed in 2013. Prior to this post, Mr. MacKay served as the Minister of National Defence for six years, and held joint cabinet positions as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency for 18 months.
During his first five years in the House of Commons, Mr. MacKay served as House Leader for the Progressive Conservative caucus. In this capacity, he represented the caucus on issues pertaining to management and operations of Parliament. He also served as the Progressive Conservative critic for law enforcement issues, and as a member of the Board of Internal Economy, the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, the Standing Committee on Finance, and the Sub-Committee on the Study of Sport in Canada.
In May 2003, Mr. MacKay became the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada’s 23rd leader.
RBC Financial, Managing Director, Strategic Philanthropy
Susan McIsaac joined RBC Financial on May 1, 2018 as the Managing Director, Strategic Philanthropy. In this role, she provides strategic advice and guidance to RBC’s Enterprise Strategic Clients and ultra-high net worth clients in developing their family philanthropic and legacy plans.
Prior to joining RBC, Susan was President and CEO of United Way Toronto. A senior executive with United Way since 1998, Susan was a key architect in the organization’s transformation from trusted fundraiser to community mobilizer and catalyst for impact. In her previous role as the organization’s Chief Development Officer, United Way’s annual fundraising campaign was reshaped to focus on engaging donors and volunteers in strategies to change social conditions in our city. Under her leadership, the campaign revenue grew from $58-million to $118-million.
Susan has spent a lifetime in service to the community and was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal in 2012 in recognition of her efforts. She has been a volunteer and director of numberous organizations including Greater Torotno Civic Action Alliance’s Board of Directors and the Governor General’s Initiative on Volunteerism and Philanthropy. She is a member of the Advisory Board of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40. Susan is Chair of the Minister’s Advisory Council for the Ontario Basic Income Program for the Ontario Government.
In 2014, she was named by WXN as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women and in 2017 she was the recipient of the Toronto Region Builder Award by the Toronto Region Board of Trade.
Susan has spent a lifetime in service to the community, and was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal in 2012 in recognition of her efforts. She has been a volunteer and director of numerous organizations, including Greater Toronto Civic Action Alliance’s Board of Directors and the Governor General’s Initiative on Volunteerism and Philanthropy.
CEO, Children’s Aid Society of Toronto
For the past 44 years, David Rivard has been employed in various social work roles; 38 of these have been spent as an Executive Director/CEO, which has included over 18 years at the helm of two Children’s Aid Societies.
David has been an Adjunct Professor in Social Welfare and Social Work at a number of Canadian and American Universities over a period of 20 years, teaching courses on social policy, child abuse and neglect, and Canadian and international social welfare.
He has worked in a consultative capacity with a number of not-for-profit organizations in relation to healthy personal and organizational growth, with a particular emphasis on Board governance, change strategies, strategic planning, community building, ‘spirituality’ in the workplace, and the adoption of the philosophy of servant-leadership.
With 35 years of experience on the front-lines of child welfare, Lynn Factor has dedicated her life to ensuring vulnerable children and youth involved in the child welfare system have the chance to build a brighter future.
As a former Chair of the Board and long-time Board member, Lynn’s collaborative nature has brought Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada together with many like-minded child- and youth-serving organizations across the country to build highly impactful programs that provide vulnerable children and youth with the supports they need most. In her current role as a Child Witness Advocate, she is faced with navigating the complexities of working with children who are dealing with trauma every day. In 2018, Lynn was appointed to the Order of Canada for her work serving Canada’s most vulnerable kids.
There is no person better than Lynn Factor to represent this award, which celebrates, funds, and raises the profile of some of the most innovative work in child welfare.
PRIX National STAND UP FOR KIDS
La période de mises en candidature est maintenant terminée
Nous vous remercions d’avoir pris le temps de soumettre une candidature pour le premier Prix national Stand Up for Kids de la Fondation pour l’aide à l’enfance du Canada. La période de mises en candidature est maintenant terminée.
Vers la fin du mois de juin, le comité national du Prix fera l’annonce des six candidats finalistes retenus, dont les efforts ont contribué à faire une différence dans la vie des enfants qui sont en transition ou qui sont dans le système de protection de l’enfance. L’identité du lauréat du Prix national sera dévoilée le 12 septembre prochain à Toronto. Les six candidats retenus auront l’occasion de distribuer 75 000 $* à des organismes dont les initiatives visent à assurer/promouvoir le bien-être et la protection des enfants**.
Ce prix soulignera le dévouement, l’effort, le service, la contribution et l’impact du lauréat, ainsi que les mesures extraordinaires instaurées dans le but d’améliorer la vie des enfants et des jeunes maltraités, abandonnés ou négligés. Il vise à mettre en lumière ces leaders et à promouvoir leurs expériences afin d’inspirer et d’encourager les Canadiens à s’impliquer socialement, plus particulièrement auprès des enfants.
Les candidatures seront évaluées par le comité de sélection du Prix national Stand Up for Kids de la Fondation pour l’aide à l’enfance du Canada. Les membres de ce comité ont été choisis en raison de leur passion et/ou de leur dévouement envers le changement positif dans la vie des enfants issus du système de protection de la jeunesse. Ce sont des leaders au sein de leurs milieux respectifs : protection de la jeunesse, affaires, éducation/études supérieures, implication communautaire, médias, divertissement, sports, fonction publique, santé, bien-être et justice sociale.
Pour être admissible à gagner ce prix, un candidat doit être résident du Canada et, s’il s’agit d’un individu, avoir au moins 12 ans au moment de la demande. Pour être admissibles à proposer une candidature, les demandeurs doivent être résidents du Canada et avoir au moins 12 ans au moment de la demande. Si le demandeur ou le candidat est âgé de moins de 18 ans, un parent ou un tuteur légal doit donner son consentement pour la candidature / demande ainsi que pour voyager, accompagné d’un adulte, à Toronto, en Ontario, pour accepter le prix (dans l’éventualité où le candidat devait remporter ledit prix).
Les candidats seront évalués par le comité national du Prix Stand Up for Kids de Fondation pour l’aide à l’enfance du Canada. Lorsqu’ils examineront les candidatures et leurs documents afférents, les membres du comité utiliseront un formulaire de pointage développé à cette fin.
Les critères de sélection comprennent :
- La portée / l’étendue du service, de l’action, de l’initiative, de l’impact, de l’effort et de la persévérance.
- Une évaluation qualitative / quantitative de l’impact ou du changement social, ou de l’impact / changement social potentiel découlant de l’activité.
- Le niveau d’innovation inclus ou inhérent à cet impact / changement.
- La passion démontrée par le candidat envers sa cause.
- Un impact démontré dans au moins une des catégories suivantes : l’éducation, l’enrichissement, la prévention ou la guérison et le redressement.
- Éducation : soutien à l’éducation des enfants aux niveaux primaire, secondaire et post-secondaire, ou aide à l’apprentissage de compétences essentielles.
- Enrichissement : aider les enfants et les jeunes à développer leurs compétences, leurs habiletés, leur identité et leur estime de soi par le biais d’activités sportives, artistiques, de camps de vacances et autres.
- Prévention : renforcement du tissu familial afin d’éviter le recours aux services de protection de la jeunesse.
- Guérison et redressement : contribuer à combler les besoins en santé physique et mentale des enfants, aider les enfants à trouver un milieu de vie stable et permanent, et aider les jeunes qui quittent la tutelle du système.
- Le récipiendaire du prix doit accepter de participer, ou son tuteur légal / parent (s’il est âgé de moins de 18 ans) doit consentir à la participation du récipiendaire à la soirée de remise du prix Stand Up for Kids de Fondation Pour L’Aide à L’Enfance Du Canada, qui aura lieu en septembre 2018.
- Afin de pouvoir assister à la soirée de remise du prix Stand Up for Kids de Fondation Pour L’Aide à L’Enfance Du Canada en septembre 2018, le lauréat (et un chaperon, s’il a moins de 18 ans) se verra offrir billet(s) d’avion et hébergement.
- Les candidats doivent confirmer qu’ils sont en accord avec les conditions de consentement énumérées plus loin.
Les prix Stand Up for Kids comportent un (1) prix national et cinq (5) candidats finalistes. Les récipiendaires des prix seront honorés comme suit :
- Ils recevront une plaque / statuette.
- Ils seront mis de l’avant dans les initiatives de publicité et de marketing reliées au prix.
- Le lauréat du prix national aura l’occasion de faire parvenir 50 000 $ à un organisme canadien de leur choix** œuvrant pour le bien-être et/ou les droits des enfants, ou à une agence qui s’occupe des enfants et de la jeunesse.
- Les cinq finalistes auront l’occasion de faire parvenir 5 000 $ à un organisme canadien de leur choix** œuvrant pour le bien-être et/ou les droits des enfants, ou à une agence qui s’occupe des enfants et de la jeunesse.
*La valeur totale des bourses du prix national Stand Up for Kids de Fondation pour l’aide à l’enfance du Canada est de 75 000 $. Le lauréat du prix national aura l’occasion de faire parvenir 50 000 $ à un organisme canadien de leur choix** œuvrant pour le bien-être et/ou les droits des enfants, ou à une agence qui s’occupe des enfants et de la jeunesse. Les cinq finalistes auront l’occasion de faire parvenir 5 000 $ à un organisme canadien de leur choix** œuvrant pour le bien-être et/ou les droits des enfants, ou à une agence qui s’occupe des enfants et de la jeunesse.
** Les organismes canadiens admissibles sont ceux qui œuvrent pour le bien-être et/ou les droits des enfants, ou une agence qui s’occupe des enfants et de la jeunesse, et dont les initiatives promeuvent les cinq priorités de Fondation pour l’aide à l’enfance du Canada: l’éducation, l’enrichissement, la prévention et/ou la guérison et le redressement. Ils doivent :
- Etre une œuvre charitable accréditée et qualifiée, ou travailler en partenariat avec une œuvre charitable accréditée, qualifiée et habilitée à agir comme fiduciaire.
- Desservir les enfants, la jeunesse et les familles au Canada et être impliqués dans le domaine du bien-être des enfants, ou auprès des enfants à risque en matière de protection de la jeunesse.
En soumettant sa demande, le demandeur (et le parent / tuteur légal si le demandeur a moins de 18 ans) consent à ce qui suit. Les candidats retenus seront tenus d’y consentir.
- L’information contenue dans la demande peut être rendue accessible au public sur le site Web et dans les articles promotionnels produits par Fondation pour l’aide à l’enfance du Canada et le commanditaire.
- Les renseignements sur le demandeur, y compris mais sans s’y limiter, son nom, son école ou son lieu de travail et sa région de provenance, peuvent être rendus accessibles au public sur le site Web et dans les articles promotionnels produits par Fondation pour l’aide à l’enfance du Canada et le commanditaire.
- À des fins promotionnelles, à perpétuité et sous quelque forme que ce soit, dans le monde entier, maintenant ou à l’avenir, sans aucune autre forme de rémunération, compensation ou permission, Fondation pour l’aide à l’enfance du Canada peut copier, reproduire, utiliser, réutiliser, autoriser l’utilisation, exposer, afficher et distribuer a) toute proposition de nature créative soumise par le demandeur, b) la ressemblance, la photographie ou la voix des demandeurs, et c) les déclarations du demandeur au sujet du prix.
- Accepter d’être entièrement lié et soumis à ce consentement.
- Accepter que les décisions rendues par les membres du comité soient finales et sans appel en ce qui concerne le prix.