The Washington Post 2013 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management

The Washington Post 2013 Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement, in partnership with The Washington Post, announced the call for applications for The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management on November 1, 2012. The deadline for applications closed on January 7, 2013. 

From the pool of more than 40 applicants, 10 semi-finalist organizations were invited to submit Part Two applications. From this group, five organizations were selected as 2013 Award Finalists.

The 2013 Award winner was announced during the Best Practices Celebration on May 23 at The Washington Post.

A $10,000 grant was presented to the winning organization in addition to a scholarship to the Georgetown University Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program. Four honorable mentions were presented with a $2,500 grant award. The winning organization and the honorable mention recipients were also recognized by The Washington Post.  All applicants received feedback on their management practices from the Award Selection Committee.

In its 19th year of competition, The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management rewards management competence, recognizes innovation and promotes sustainable best practices that lead to excellence in nonprofit management.  The 2012 recipient of The Washington Post Award was Community of Hope, a nonprofit social service organization that improves the health and quality of life for low-income, homeless and underserved families and individuals in the District of Columbia.

The competition is open to any 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in the Washington metropolitan area. Learn more about the award and view a list of past recipients

This award is a program of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement, sponsored by The Washington Post, with additional support by the Rotary Club of Washington, DC and Georgetown University’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership’s Nonprofit Executive Certificate Program.

About The Washington Post

The Washington Post, a multiplatform news source covering the politics, policies, personalities and institutions that make Washington, D.C. the world’s seat of power, supports D.C.-area organizations and programs that promote achievement in the arts and education and that strive to make a difference. The Washington Post is owned by The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO), a diversified education and media company.

About the Center for Nonprofit Advancement

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement strengthens the capacity of nonprofit organizations throughout Greater Washington, D.C.  The Center directly partners with nearly 1,000 nonprofits helping them achieve their missions through training and technical assistance programs, networking, advocacy and group buying power.

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Please join us in thanking our 2013 Selection Committee Members:

Alan J. Abramson, Professor, Department of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University

Sylvia Ramirez Benatti, Campus Executive Director, American Humanics Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Coordinator, Community-based Learning, University of the District of Columbia

Michael W. Bigley, Program Officer, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation

Octavia Stanton Caldwell, Principal Consultant, ROC Consultants

Eric Fraint, President and Founder, Your Part-Time Controller, LLC

Michael Freedman, CPA, Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman

Barbara Garlock, Director of Project FIRM, Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington

Marshall Ginn, CFRE, Capital Development Strategies

Amy K. Harbison, Principal, Open Window Creative Strategies

Miguel Leonardo, Financial Advisor, R&R Group at Morgan Stanley

Danielle Logan, Vice President & Relationship Manager, M&T Bank

Diane Berry Love, Independent Consultant

Kelly Sweeney McShane, Executive Director, Community of Hope

Katy Moore, Member Services Director, Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers

Brett Norton, Development and Communications Director, Fair Chance

Margaux O’Malley, Principal, Grand Junction Design

Daniel Owens, Social Multimedia Coordinator, The Foundation Center

Kelly Reid, Senior Director, Atlas Corps

Leon Seemann, Chief Operating Officer, Yeshiva of Greater Washington

Bridget Weiss, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP

Participating Members

Catherine Olsen, Publicist, The Washington Post

Judge Lawrence Margolis, Rotary Club of Washington, DC