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Nonprofit Excellence Awards: Nonprofit of the Year

Now that's a title with some weight!

Nonprofit Excellence Awards

Nonprofit of the Year

The Nonprofit of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding nonprofit organization that is making big impact in our community.

The organization you are nominating must…

  • Be a member organization in good standing with The Nonprofit Partnership. Unsure? Please review the Member Directory to verify!
  • Be an awesome nonprofit!

The nominator must… 

  • 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 nonprofits, then we want to be your friend!
  • Nominations are $20 per submission - we mean business!
  • Submissions are due by March 18, 2022.
  • Submissions must be completed in entirety to be considered.
  • Awardees will be notified in early April 2022.
  • Decisions are still being made for Celebrate Nonprofits Week 2022 (in regards to virtual vs. in-person celebrations). We will update the membership through our website and various communications whenever new information is available. Thank you for your patience as we continue to plan flexibly in the (hopeful) wake of COVID-19! ​​​​​​
  • 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.
Nonprofit of the Year - Nomination Form
First, let's get the basics out of the way...
First Name *
Last Name *
Now, onto the good stuff!
For example, “ABC Nonprofit secured funding for the largest green initiative ever seen in Erie County during 2019 – 25 buildings were assessed and fitted with solar panels, composting…”, “ABC2 Nonprofit connected 2,000 unemployed individuals with full time employment between 2018 and 2019”, etc.
Please elaborate a little on the following:
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Example: ABC Nonprofit was recognized by The Chronicle of Philanthropy for their impressive new program – Connecting Puppies with Parents; the nominator would 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
Payment Option
Please note - if selecting 'Pay Later' option, an invoice will be sent to you via email. Payment is due prior to 3/18/2022.
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The Nonprofit Partnership's offices at The Susan Hirt Hagen Center for Transformational Philanthropy are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

Phone 814.240.2490