The Flora Award:
Women Changing Cleveland for Good


Award Criteria

Nominee uses creative thinking to address social justice, service and advocacy
Nominee makes use of collaborative efforts that fulfill a community need
Woman whose work impacts women and/or girls in Cuyahoga County
The Awardees are expected to attend the Award Ceremony on May 21, 2013
The Awardees will be asked for annual updates for three years post-award

Submission Process

Complete the application
Submit (online or by mail) up to a total of three letters of support
OR articles OR other supplemental material
(Self-nominations or nominations by others are both acceptable)

Three ways to submit:

1. Complete the online application form
2. Email a completed application and supporting documents to:
3. Mail completed applications to:

Flora Awards
Flora Stone Mather Center for Women,
Case Western Reserve University,
10900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland OH 44106-7175


If you are not applying online please submit by mail the following information:
(download the application form)

Nominee Name:
Complete address:


Nominator Name:
Complete address:


Provide a brief biography of the nominee and include community and/or board service, awards and any relevant work. You may attach a resume if available.


In one page or less describe a specific community need and how the nominee uses leadership, advocacy and/or education for women and girls in addressing that need.


In one page or less describe how the winner will use the award to further her work over the next three years.


Send questions to
or call Dorothy Miller at 216-368-0985.