Candidates for this award include an organization or individual that has been very generous to one or more TBR institutions or to a TBR institution and one or more charities. This award is for visionaries, elder statespersons of the community, and regional leaders. Four recipients are selected annually for this award. The nomination letter must describe at minimum your nominee's philanthropic work on the criteria stated below and must include the nominee's total financial contributions to TBR institution(s).
The criteria for the Regents' Award are as follows:
Tennessee Board of Regents' Award for Excellence in Philanthropy