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Charles H. Bracken Excellence in Nonprofit Governance Award

The Charles H. Bracken Excellence in Nonprofit Governance Award recognizes a high-functioning Board of Directors.

The organization you are nominating must…

  • Be a member organization in good standing with The Nonprofit Partnership. Unsure? Please review the Member Directory at or email Ellen at to verify!
  • Be available to join us for an Awards Luncheon Celebration on June 25th, 2020.
  • Display excellence in nonprofit governance!

The nominator must… 

  • Be a staff member, Board member, consultant, or committed volunteer that is well-acquainted with the organization. 
  • Think the organization displays excellence in nonprofit governance!
  • 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 were due by Friday, March 27, 2020.
  • Submissions must be completed in entirety to be considered.
  • Awardees will be notified in April and will be honored on June 25, 2020 at a special luncheon. 

Additional details:

This award is made to a nonprofit organization that has demonstrated a sustained commitment to excellence in governance. This award winner will receive a grant of $750 to be used for governance support purposes, as well as free admission to The Nonprofit Partnership's governance training - Governance Gateway - for new Board Members for two years.

Charles H. Bracken Excellence in Nonprofit Governance Award - Nomination Form
First, let's get the basics out of the way...
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