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Nominate a Nonprofit for “Excellence”

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Nominations for the 2012 Massachusetts Nonprofit Network Nonprofit Excellence Awards are now open.

The awards shine a spotlight on nonprofit organizations and individuals making a difference in their communities so that the public can appreciate the value of these organizations.

The awards are given out each year at a State House ceremony held on Nonprofit Awareness Day, scheduled this year for June 11.

Click here for more information. The dealine for nominations is March 28, 2012.

Award categoried include:

Advocacy

This award recognizes a nonprofit organization whose work has affected significant public policy change through the education and mobilization of constituents, the general public, and/or public policy decision makers.

Collaboration

This award recognizes two or more nonprofit organizations that have partnered to achieve an outcome that furthers the mission of each organization and could not have been achieved separately.

Communications

This award recognizes a nonprofit organization that effectively used new and/or traditional media to increase the use of programs and services, or to create awareness of a specific issue or need.

Innovation

This award recognizes a nonprofit organization that has made substantial progress toward key outcomes through use of new approaches or strategies.

Board Leadership

This award recognizes a nonprofit organization that exemplifies best practice in Board governance and effectively partners with staff resulting in improved outcomes and/or increased resources.

Leadership

This award recognizes a nonprofit leader whose strategic vision, passion, perseverance and collaborative style have led to extraordinary organizational or programmatic results.

Young Professional

This award recognizes a nonprofit leader whose strategic vision, passion, perseverance and collaborative style have led to extraordinary organizational or programmatic results.  This award is targeted to individuals 35 years of age or younger.

Posted 3/21/12