NORTH Melbourne's Ben Brown, Gold Coast's Jarrod Harbrow, Melbourne's Neville Jetta and Port Adelaide's Justin Westhoff have been nominated for this year's Jim Stynes Community Leadership Award.

The award, named in honour of the late Melbourne champion and president, is presented annually to an AFL or AFLW player who makes a genuine commitment to community causes.

Brown was nominated for his commitment to promoting gender equality through his ongoing work with the Safe Steps Family and as an ambassador for Our Watch.

Harbrow was recognised for his work supporting indigenous athletes reach their full potential through his Harbrow Mentoring Program.

Jetta was selected for his work supporting indigenous youth through various school-based programs. He also is an ambassador for Red Cross and Headspace.

Westhoff was identified for his work with the Hutt Street Centre, where he volunteers to assist the underprivileged access healthy meals, new clothes and accommodation.

The winner will be announced during the Brownlow Medal count in Melbourne on Monday night.

Nominations were sought from AFL clubs. The winner will receive $20,000 from the AFL and $20,000 from the Jim Stynes Foundation to be donated to the charity or community program of their choice.

Past winners include Port Adelaide's Jack Hombsch (2017), Geelong's Jimmy Bartel (2016), Carlton's Dennis Armfield (2015), West Coast's Beau Waters (2014), Gold Coast's Zac Smith (2013) and Richmond's Daniel Jackson (2012).