Thursday, July 23, 2009

Six $5,000 Awards for Excellent Nonprofits

Now Accepting Applications!
2009 Awards of Excellence - $5,000 Awards



Friends of the Center-
We hope you will apply for the 2009 Awards of Excellence and encourage others to do the same!

The 9th Annual Awards of Excellence are designed to acknowledge the outstanding contribution of the nonprofit community in North Texas. Six $5,000 awards will be presented at A Night of Light on Thursday, November 12, at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas.

Where can I find information on the Awards?
Information can be found here or visit

Can I nominate someone?
Yes, anyone may nominate an ED/CEO or board chair for the Innovation in Nonprofit Leadership or Excellence in Board Leadership awards.  In addition, we hope you will assist or encouarge other nonprofits to apply for the organizational awards.

How do I apply for the Awards?
To download the application forms, click here. To be eligible for an award, the organization must be a current member of the Center.  Winners of an Awards of Excellence in the past three years (2006, 2007 and 2008) are not eligible to apply. 
See the past winners list.

When is the application deadline?
The deadline to submit an Awards application is Wednesday, August 5 by
Finalists will be informed late September and winners will be announced at
A Night of Light on Thursday, November 12.  Join us for A Night of Light - Purchase tickets/tables.

Who do I contact for more information?

Katy Spicer will be happy to help you and can be reached at or 214/826-3470, ext. 232.