The Long Island Community Foundation is being recognized by three prominent Long Island organization in 2015. We are proud to announce that David Okorn our executive director and LICF have been honored as:
CorporateCitizenship Award, Long Island Business News
Long Island Community Foundation (LICF) has been selected for recognition in Long Island Business News’ Corporate Citizenship Awards program for significant dedication to the community. LICF was presented with a Corporate Citizen of the Year Award on September 10, 2015 at the Crest Hollow Country Club.
Caumsett Foundation “State of the Mind” award
The Caumsett Foundation is honoring David Okorn and LICF at its State of Mind event on October 3, 2015, for support and work on important environmental issues affecting native grasslands.
The Gilbert Tilles Award, Association of Fund Raising Professionals
The Gilbert Tilles Award is given to an organization, business, foundation or special individual or family that exhibits the unique qualities that further the goals of philanthropy. The award recipient demonstrates leadership in motivating others to participate in philanthropic endeavors and has personally committed time, effort and financial resources to one or more charities. LICF’s executive director, David M. Okorn was chosen asan honoree for his strategic and innovative leadership at the Foundation. His efforts make a tremendous difference to the quality of life on Long Island. The honorees are given awards at Philanthropy Day on November 3rd. They reflect the many different areas where the not-for-profits work, from environmental preservation to social service agencies to educational and health care institutions.