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Legacy Leaders Circle

Introducing the 2018 Legacy Leaders!

The Program

The ANCOR Foundation Legacy Leaders Circle honors our finest and most influential leaders. The ANCOR Foundation Legacy Leaders Circle celebrates the accomplishments of long-term ANCOR members who made significant contributions to ANCOR during his/her tenure as a member. The inaugural class of 25 was inducted into the Legacy Leaders Circle on September 13, 2010 at ANCOR's 40th Anniversary Party.


The ANCOR Foundation is pleased to solicit nominations for its Legacy Leaders Circle. This effort will celebrate the accomplishments of the men and women who have paved the way in making ANCOR the premier trade association representing more than 1,000 private providers for nearly 500,000 Americans with disabilities.

Nominations can come from a variety of sources, including:

  • Agency board of directors
  • Agency personnel
  • Family members
  • Colleagues

Nominees for this award will have distinguished themselves in one or more of the following ways:

  • Active, long-term ANCOR membership (minimum of seven years);
  • Service as chair, co-chair or committee member within ANCOR;
  • Participation in ANCOR or ANCOR Foundation governance structure (Board of Directors, Board of Representatives, etc.);
  • Other association activity.

Levels of Support

The Foundation recommends a contribution of $1,000 in honor of the nominee.  The contributions support the Foundation's leadership development and recognition activities.

Examples of activities supported with these contributions, include the following:

  • Support the Leadership Academy;
  • Host an annual leadership forum;
  • Sponsorship of the National Leadership Consortium of Developmental Disabilities (NLCDD) at the University of Delaware;
  • Support DSP development efforts.


Nominations will be accepted from a variety of sources, including agency boards of directors, family members and colleagues.

A selection committee will review nominations and recommend a slate of awardees to the ANCOR Foundation Board. If nominee is selected, the nominator will be contacted by 2/15/18 and receive instructions to prepare for the awards presentation, coordinate travel logistics for the recipient, and guidance on making a contribution to the Foundation. 

The honoree will receive the following:

  • A commemorative plaque
  • His or her name on the ANCOR Foundation Legacy Leaders Circle
  • Recognition at ANCOR's Annual Conference
  • Recognition in ANCOR publications

Nomination period ended on February 1, 2018.

Note: the Legacy Leaders Circle is affiliated with the ANCOR Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions made to the Legacy Leaders Circle are tax-deductible. You will receive a gift receipt upon payment for your generous contribution.