Philanthropist Of The Year Award Nominees 

Each year the Linda Vann Lassiter Women's Society will honor a philanthropist in Johnston County.  The winner will be honored at an annual celebration.


Nominations for the 2022 award are being taken through April 4th. 


The honor is awarded annually to an individual who has made a positive impact in our community through giving, and whose philanthropic leadership sets an inspiring example for all with regard to time, talents, and treasures.


Nominees must: reside in Johnston County; demonstrate a track record of charitable giving to one or more nonprofit organizations with a positive impact in the community; encourage, motivate, and inspire others to become philanthropic; volunteer and connect others to the organization through their passion; provide leadership and vision making them well-regarded in the community.


Submit your nominations here.


2021's winner was Dianne Riley-Gray. Read more about her contributions to our community below:

2021 Philanthropist of the Year Award nominee Dianne Riley-Gray