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Nonprofit Excellence Awards: CEO of the Year

Nominate a stellar CEO below!

Nonprofit Excellence Awards

CEO of the Year

Please stay tuned for 2025 nomination information.

The CEO of the Year Award recognizes an incredible nonprofit leader!

The CEO/Executive Director whom you are nominating must…

  • Be employed by a member organization with The Nonprofit Partnership. Unsure? Please review the Member Directory to verify!
  • Be an awesome leader!

The nominator must…

  • Be a staff member, Board member, consultant, or committed volunteer involved with CEO/Executive Director’s organization.
  • Think the individual is top-notch leader!
  • Be available to answer follow-up questions, if needed.

The details, in a nutshell:

  • There is no limit to the amount of nominations submitted - if you know that many awesome people/organizations, then we want to be your friend!
  • Nominations are $20 per submission - we mean business!
  • Submissions are due by March 29, 2024.
  • Submissions must be completed in entirety to be considered.
  • Awardees will be notified in early April 2024.
  • Awardees will be recognized during Celebrate Nonprofits Week 2024. Stay tuned for more details!
  • Please note: you are unable to save your progress within the nomination form. Please download the nomination form below if interested in preparing your content before submission.
CEO of the Year - Nomination Form
First, let's get the basics out of the way...
First Name *
Last Name *
First Name *
Last Name *
Now, onto the good stuff!
Example: Jane Doe has been the leader of ABC Nonprofit for 5 years – in her tenure, she has opened four new facilities, has grown the budget by 4 million dollars, and has improved the employee retention rate by an additional 50%.
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Example: Jane Doe was highlighted in Top Notch Leaders magazine – her nominator will upload the excerpt. *Please note: uploads will remain confidential. Submitted materials will only be reviewed by NPP staff and the Awards Committee.
$20.00 per submission
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