The UI Center for Advancement (UICA) is committed to highlighting the good work student organizations do while helping shed light on commendable philanthropic endeavors. As part of this work, UICA sponsors the Outstanding Philanthropic Contribution to the UI Campus by a Student Organization, bringing awareness to the great philanthropic efforts being made by student organizations every year.

To be eligible for this award, the student organization must provide philanthropic leadership to campus by giving of their time, talent, and resources. The winning organization will receive a $250 award from the UI Center for Advancement.

For the purpose of this award, “philanthropy” is defined as the contribution of time, talent, treasure, or ties. Time: volunteer hours, days of service Talent: using one’s expertise or skill set to benefit a cause Treasure: financial contributions (big or small) donated for charitable work Time: using one’s social capital or social network