About the Awards

It takes more than passion to achieve your nonprofit mission. 
It takes strong management

Managed by the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New YorkThe New York Community Trust, and Philanthropy New York, and sponsored by WNYC, the Awards program gives organizations a FREE 360-degree review of their key management strategies in eight nationally-recognized key performance areas

Now in its ninth year, the Nonprofit Excellence Awards program teaches, recognizes and encourages outstanding management practices among New York's large and diverse nonprofit community. The Awards highlight the enormously important roles played by thousands of New York's nonprofit organizations in improving our lives and communities. The program helps nonprofit leaders by spotlighting excellent management practices that enable nonprofits to better serve their communities and achieve their missions. 

All applicants are eligible to receive detailed feedback on how to improve their management performance and how to implement and sustain best practices.

Winning organizations receive a total of $60,000 in cash awards and scholarships for Columbia Business School Executive Education Programs in Social Enterprise. Winners are honored at a special Best Practices Workshop & Awards Presentation. 

The WINNERS for the 2015 Awards have been announced! Click here to find out who they are.

visit Inside management: the official blog of the nonprofit excellence awards