Awarded annually by the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs on the recommendation of the Director of the School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA) to students entering or continuing in the Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership program at Carleton University who are in demonstrated financial need. Established in 2013 by anonymous donors to further Carleton’s SPPA as a Canadian Centre for Excellence in the development of thought leaders, educators, and professionals in the not-for-profit sector.