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The BMe Leader Award is a special honor for everyday Black men whose authenticity and commitment to helping others inspires. These men, known as BMe Leaders, embody BMe’s mission of building caring and prosperous communities. They lead by example and work with others for the common good.
Nominees must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the BMe Leadership Award:
BMe Community is a network that celebrates, funds, and networks inspiring Black men who make our communities stronger. The BMe Leader award is an honor given to such men for the example they set and their deep personal commitment to the well-being of others.
Important things to know:
We are accepting applications from:
We seek Black men who inspire to build caring and prosperous communities with the below personality qualities:
How we choose BMe Leaders:
1. Your Story: Tell us your remarkable story specifically a challenge you overcame or a moment that changed everything in your life or what motivates you to help others in your city? (limit 300 words)
2. Your Contribution: Tell us what you do to make your community stronger. Anything counts, however this year at least half our awards will go to black men who do economic empowerment such as help people find or create jobs, acquire property, learn financial literacy, or provide some other economically empowering service. The remaining awards can go to literally anything else that helps others. (limit 75 words)
3. Your Leadership: In your opinion, what are the keys to successful collaboration, and please give us an example of when you took initiative to create collaboration? (limit 100 words)
4. Your Idea: BMe Community funds must be applied towards activities that benefit others. If awarded, what do you plan to accomplish with support from BMe Community? (limit 75 words)5. Is there anything else you want to say or want us to know about you or your affiliations? (limit 50 words).