Non-Profit Organizations

Nominations for the 2020 Raleigh Hall of Fame are currently open.

Nominations are due March 13, 2020.

  • The non-profit organization must have been in existence for at least 15 years prior to the date of nomination.
  • The non-profit organization must have made a significant and extraordinary contribution to the City of Raleigh.
  • The non-profit organization’s achievements and contributions must have had lasting value and importance and must have withstood the test of time.
  • The non-profit organization must operate on a non-profit basis and must be recognized as a non-profit entity by taxing authorities. Proof of this recognition must be submitted with the nomination packet.

To nominate a non-profit organization for induction into the Raleigh Hall of Fame, please complete the nomination form and submit a statement explaining the significant and worthy contributions this non-profit organization has made to Raleigh. The statement should be no more than three pages, double-spaced. Please include pertinent information that supports consideration of this non-profit organization. Specific qualities and characteristics should address the following:

  • Effectiveness — What about this non-profit organization was ground-breaking? How has it helped solve community problems? Did it fill a gap in services?
  • Longevity — Over what period of time did this organization make its contribution(s)? Have the contributions had a cumulative effect? What is the permanent legacy?
  • Leadership — Was this organization a trailblazer? Did it face or overcome adversity to reach its goals? Has it provided training and opportunities for leadership development?
  • Impact on Raleigh — Describe the impact the organization has had on Raleigh.

Additional supporting material that documents and directly attests to non-profit organization’s contributions, achievements and character may be included, such as supporting letters.

If your nominee is chosen for induction, you or a designee will be requested to be the Nominator/Partner to the Raleigh Hall of Fame induction process which includes:

  1. Attending the Partner’s Breakfast (early June) at which a package of information will be distributed detailing the October Induction Ceremony;
  2. assisting in providing information necessary to promote the event and your inductee.

** Please print and sign the Nominator’s Statement at page 3 of the nomination form and either scan it and submit it via email to or mail in the paper copy. **

If you cannot use the web form below, you may download and print the nomination form.

2020 Nomination Form for a Non-profit Organization

and mail to:

Raleigh Hall of Fame
Attention: Selection Committee
Post Office Box 6128
Raleigh, North Carolina 27628-6128

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